Snapchat Mock Interview

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

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What data cleaning methods are you familiar with and comfortable using if hired for this role at Snapchat?

"In my current work, I use a very methodical fashion in cleaning data for finished systems. My first step is to remove duplicate and irrelevant observations within the data. Then I scan the data to remove extra spaces, convert numbers stored as text into numbers and remove duplicate data. These steps help ensure clean and accurate data and I never overlook them. If hired for this position, what methods does the current data analyst team her at Snapchat utilize?"

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28 Snapchat Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. What data cleaning methods are you familiar with and comfortable using if hired for this role at Snapchat?

  • 2. What experience do you have in the different types of software maintenance?

  • 3. 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?

  • 4. As a machine learning engineer, how do you avoid the curse of dimensionality in your designs?

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

  • 6. What unique values can you bring to Snapchat in your user experience design skills?

  • 7. Culture fit is important to us at Snapchat. How would you describe your personality?

  • 8. What would you say is your top non-technical skill that will help you succeed in this role here at Snapchat?

  • 9. If hired for this position here at Snapchat, would you be comfortable handling overall project manager responsibilities for new software development?

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

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

  • 12. In your current work, what are the important steps you take in the data validation process?

  • 13. What is one unique personality trait you possess that would help you be successful in this role with Snapchat?

  • 14. If hired here at Snapchat and tasked with helping design a UI for a new mobile app, what important factors would you consider in that design?

  • 15. Looking at our products and services, what do you think we do better at Snapchat than any of our competitors?

  • 16. Do you have experience working with different CASE tools? If so, what do you have experience with?

  • 17. Talk about your previous user interface design experience in detail. Why do you feel that this experience will translate well to this role with Snapchat?

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

  • 19. In SQL, how do you explain the differences between clustered and non-clustered indexes? Can you name a time that you used each?

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

  • 21. 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 Snapchat?

  • 22. Here at Snapchat, we strive for continuous delivery and continuous deployment with our software. Are you familiar with these processes in your current work?

  • 23. Would you say that you are a goal oriented on the job? What would I be able to do as your manager to help you achieve your goals if hired here at Snapchat?

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

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

  • 26. If hired here at Snapchat, what do you feel would be the biggest hurdle for you to overcome from the start?

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

  • 28. At Snapchat, we take security risks very importantly in our products. In your experience, what are the biggest security risks in software and what is your experience in any prevention methods?