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HQ - London, Greater London, United Kingdom (UK) Management Consulting 501-1k Employees (India)

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The Smart Cube Interview Questions, Process, and Tips

Updated 5 Feb 2024

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user image Anonymous

posted on 15 Apr 2023

Interview experience
Rating 4
Good
Difficulty level
Moderate
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
Selected Selected

I applied via Recruitment Consulltant and was interviewed in Mar 2023.

3 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Keep your resume crisp and to the point. A recruiter looks at your resume for an average of 6 seconds, make sure to leave the best impression.
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2

One-on-one Round (1 Question)

3

Technical Round (2 Questions)

Interview Preparation Tips

Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - Read the JD very carefully

Top skills recommended for The Smart Cube Senior Analyst interview

Insights by AmbitionBox
  • Python
  • Primary Research
  • Client Management
  • Secondary Research
  • Business Research
  • Data Management
  • Financial Services
  • SQL
user image subhajit saha

posted on 5 Oct 2022

I applied via Naukri.com and was interviewed in Sep 2022.

5 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Don’t add your photo or details such as gender, age, and address in your resume. These details do not add any value.
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2

Coding Test Round

Hacker rank test for 2 hours. Language of your choice and problem solving and sql and data structures

3

Technical Round (2 Questions)

  • Q1. Handling different types of data. Sql functions Design considerations Performance optimization
  • Q2. How to handle data skewness in spark. What are the different performance optimization techniques in hive
4

Technical Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. Data skewness Stake holder Management Hands on capabilities
5

HR Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. More about culture and compensation and company policy

Interview Preparation Tips

Topics to prepare for The Smart Cube Senior Manager interview:
  • Python
  • Pyspark
  • SQL
  • Cloud
  • Devops
Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - Study hard and keep some real work experience handy.

Top skills recommended for The Smart Cube Senior Manager interview

Insights by AmbitionBox
  • Python
  • SQL
  • Analytical
  • Client Management
  • Data Visualization
  • AWS
  • Spark
  • Statistical Modeling
user image Anonymous

posted on 18 Jul 2023

Interview experience
Rating 4
Good
Difficulty level
-
Duration
-
Result
-

5 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Properly align and format text in your resume. A recruiter will have to spend more time reading poorly aligned text, leading to high chances of rejection.
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2

Aptitude Test Round

Basic Mathematics, Statistics questions

3

Group Discussion Round

Share thoughts on one topic for in 1 minute

4

One-on-one Round (2 Questions)

  • Q1. This is the technical round
  • Q2. 1. Regression analysis 2. R2 , adj R2 3. Statistics 4. Machine Learning
5

One-on-one Round (1 Question)

The Smart Cube interview questions for popular designations

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Manager

 (1)

Market Research Analyst Intern

 (1)

user image Anonymous

posted on 1 Feb 2024

Interview experience
Rating 3
Average
Difficulty level
Easy
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
Selected Selected

I applied via Referral and was interviewed in Aug 2023.

1 Interview Round

1

Technical Round (2 Questions)

user image Anonymous

posted on 19 Dec 2022

Interview experience
Rating 4
Good
Difficulty level
-
Duration
-
Result
-

4 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Double-check your resume for any spelling mistakes. The recruiter may consider spelling mistakes as careless behavior or poor communication skills.
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2

Aptitude Test Round

The test was conducted on AMCAT by SHL. The questions were pretty moderate

3

One-on-one Round (2 Questions)

  • Q1. I was asked SQL and about my project on data science. The interview was not much difficult
  • Q2. I was also asked a riddle. 9 coins with 1 coin having different weight - find odd one out
4

One-on-one Round (1 Question)

Interview Preparation Tips

Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - Brush up with all the concepts, and don't lie in resume

Top skills recommended for The Smart Cube Data Engineer interview

Insights by AmbitionBox
  • Python
  • SQL
  • AWS
  • Agile
  • Big Data
  • Data Structures
  • Linux
  • Machine Learning
user image Naina Atrey

posted on 16 May 2023

Interview experience
Rating 2
Bad
Difficulty level
-
Duration
-
Result
Not Selected

2 Interview Rounds

1

HR Round (1 Question)

2

Technical Round (2 Questions)

user image Narendra Damodardas Modi

posted on 22 Sep 2023

Interview experience
Rating 4
Good
Difficulty level
-
Duration
-
Result
Selected Selected

4 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Do not use an unprofessional email address such as cool_boy@email.com. It shows a lack of professionalism by the candidate.
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2

Aptitude Test Round

1 hr long test consisting english, quant and reasoning

3

Group Discussion Round

We had to write some key pointers on a given topic and speak on that for 5 minutes

4

Technical Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. Resume Drilling, Questions based on internships and projects.
Interview experience
Rating 4
Good
Difficulty level
Moderate
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
Selected Selected

I applied via campus placement at Institute of Management Nirma University, Ahmedabad and was interviewed before Sep 2022.

4 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Be truthful in your resume. It is very easy to catch false or lies during the interview by asking basic questions.
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2

Aptitude Test Round

LRDI, Quants and VARC, not too hard

3

Group Discussion Round

Online, a panel of 7-8 members

4

Technical Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. Last round- mostly guesstimates and research related questions

Interview Preparation Tips

Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - Be clear about concepts and thinking and communicate it well
user image Anonymous

posted on 28 Mar 2022

I applied via Recruitment Consulltant and was interviewed in Sep 2021.

3 Interview Rounds

1

Coding Test Round

Round 1 post shortlisting of the Resume was a Hacker Rank test and there were 5 questions:
2 programming questions of easy to Medium difficulty
and 3 Sql questions.

2

One-on-one Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. The Second round was One-on-One Technical Interview; When I appeared for it, due to covid restrictions; it was a Virtual Interview over a google meet video call...read more
3

HR Round (5 Questions)

Interview Preparation Tips

Topics to prepare for The Smart Cube Data Engineer interview:
  • Azure
  • AWS
  • Spark
  • pyspark
  • python
  • SQL
Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - If your basics and fundamentals are good, you will have a great advantage. If you have previously worked on Cloud, Airflow, Python, Spark and ETL Data Warehouse, you would definitely have an advantage.

Top skills recommended for The Smart Cube Data Engineer interview

Insights by AmbitionBox
  • Project Management
  • Scheduling
  • Schema
  • Azure
  • Spark
  • Python
  • SQL
  • AWS
user image Sounak Maity

posted on 10 Oct 2022

I applied via Campus Placement and was interviewed in Apr 2022.

5 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Be honest with your years of experience. All information you share will be verified at the time of joining.
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2

Aptitude Test Round

Aptitude test consisted of typical questions and was fairly easy

3

Group Discussion Round

5-6 candidates will there be a group and a topic will be shared. Each one have to talk about that for 2 min and will be evaluated based on that

4

Technical Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. They will assess your English writing and speaking skills, aptitude questions can be asked. Also you should have a good grip over guesstimates and simple case s...read more
5

One-on-one Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. It is quite similar to technical round and consists of guesstimates, behavioural questions and english

Interview Preparation Tips

Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - Study guesstimates and case studies, practice english speaking and writing

The Smart Cube Interview FAQs

How many rounds are there in The Smart Cube interview?
The Smart Cube interview process usually has 3-4 rounds. The most common rounds in the The Smart Cube interview process are One-on-one Round, Resume Shortlist and Technical.
How to prepare for The Smart Cube interview?
Go through your CV in detail and study all the technologies mentioned in your CV. Prepare at least two technologies or languages in depth if you are appearing for a technical interview at The Smart Cube. The most common topics and skills that interviewers at The Smart Cube expect are Python, Project Management, SQL, Business Research and Client Management.
What are the top questions asked in The Smart Cube interview?

Some of the top questions asked at the The Smart Cube interview -

  1. If you are to estimate the number of cars in a country, how would you do ...read more
  2. Which is the wealthiest country in the wor...read more
  3. What are the different parameters you would look at while doing a competitor in...read more
How long is the The Smart Cube interview process?

The duration of The Smart Cube interview process can vary, but typically it takes about less than 2 weeks to complete.

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Interview Process at The Smart Cube

based on 8 interviews in last 1 year

Interview experience

Rating 3.6
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Difficulty level

Easy 25%
Moderate 75%

Duration

Less than 2 weeks 100%

People are getting interviews through

based on 12 The Smart Cube interviews
Campus Placement
Job Portal
Recruitment Consultant
Referral
Company Website
33%
25%
8%
8%
8%
18% candidates got the interview through other sources.
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