HootSuite Media Mock Interview

To help you prepare for a HootSuite Media job interview, here are 28 interview questions and answer examples.

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A huge part of our business here at HootSuite Media is designing software for iOS. In this role, how would you steer away from retain cycles when using closures in Swift programming language?

"Because ARC handles most of the memory knowledge in Swift, I know ARC is prone to memory leaking and this can cause major issues in apps over time. The fix that I've used in my career to avoid retain cycles is using weak references in my coding."

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28 HootSuite Media Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. A huge part of our business here at HootSuite Media is designing software for iOS. In this role, how would you steer away from retain cycles when using closures in Swift programming language?

  • 2. If you were faced with a situation that you didn't know the answer to or understand, what would your next steps be?

  • 3. How would you handle a classroom based user training session where users were at all different ends of the learning and knowledge spectrum of the program?

  • 4. What skills do you use to cope with the day to day stress and pressure on the job?

  • 5. Here at HootSuite Media, we have adopted the cleanroom software engineering philosophy. Are you familiar with this philosophy?

  • 6. What SDLC models are you familiar in working with?

  • 7. Do you have any unique skills or past work experiences that we can't see on your resume that would benefit the team here at HootSuite Media?

  • 8. What programming languages would you consider yourself fluent in?

  • 9. Tell me about a time that there was a delay in the project and how did you handle that delay?

  • 10. If hired here at HootSuite Media to develop iOS and Android software, when would you use a fragment rather than an activity?

  • 11. What do you know about our products and how do you think you'll be able to handle a support role surrounding them?

  • 12. What is one thing that really tests your patience when dealing with your coworkers?

  • 13. What unique values can you bring to HootSuite Media in your user experience design skills?

  • 14. As you reflect back on your career to this point in your search for a new position, what would you say is your ideal work environment or culture?

  • 15. In designing Android software, what is your experience using parcelable versus serializable within an app?

  • 16. If you were asked to review a colleague's code that they had written, what key things would you look for?

  • 17. What do you feel are the primary features and benefits of the Java programming language?

  • 18. Tell me about your problem-solving skills. Do you enjoy analyzing and solving complex problems?

  • 19. If you were confronted with a time where you wouldn't be able to meet a deadline here at HootSuite Media, what steps would you take when you made that realization?

  • 20. Talk about a successful training program that you had the opportunity to design and implement. What do you feel were the keys to success for the program?

  • 21. What software analysis and design tools do you have familiarity working with?

  • 22. HootSuite Media embraces an Agile environment. Explain your experience in Agile methodologies and why you think it is important.

  • 23. If you can, please provide your thoughts on the function of managed object context in developing iOS apps and software.

  • 24. Give an example of a time that you used a universal design practice in your work as a UI or UX designer. Why was it important to do this?

  • 25. How have you handled obstacles that you've faced during information gathering processes in your time as a technical writer?

  • 26. In your experience in software testing, would you consider yourself proficient in both testing and debugging processes?

  • 27. In your mind, when is monkey testing the most effective in testing new software?

  • 28. At HootSuite Media, we rely on a full team effort to deliver top quality products to our customers. Tell me about a time that you worked well as part of a team. Are you comfortable in a similar role here?