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Avaya Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 6, 2014
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Supply Chain Intern Interview

Supply Chain Intern
Raleigh, NC

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Avaya in March 2014.

Interview Details – Pretty straight forward interview. They ask you questions about the stuff on your resume. They try to make sure that you are a good fit by evaluating your previous experience

Interview Question – What do you want to do in the future?   Answer Question

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Verification Engineer Interview

Verification Engineer

Interviewed at Avaya

Interview Details – Interview process was good . Total of 6 rounds of interview process. The interview process was interactive.

Interview Question – Diffcult   Answer Question

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Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Named Account Manager Interview

Named Account Manager
Fairfax, VA

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Avaya in December 2013.

Interview Details – This was the best interview process that I have gone through in a long time. The recruiter were very responsive and the interview process went very quickly, which was great for me. After my initial contact from Avaya Recruiter, I had an interview with another Avaya recruiter, which was followed by 2 one-on-one interviews with direct report sales leader and VP of Sales. It was great that my meeting with VP of Sales was via VTC and held on Xmas Eve so not to hold up the hiring process.

Interview Question – Most of the interview questions were standard and not difficult to answer since my experience and skillset matched my resume.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – A course...that's because I am a sales person. smile

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Very Easy Interview

Executive Assistant Interview

Executive Assistant
Plano, TX

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Avaya in December 2013.

Interview Details – Interview with direct hiring manager. Very understanding in working around my schedule for the interview.

Interview Question – None. Interview consist of discussion my career path and overall discussion about the company.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Very easy... I asked for what I wanted and without hesitation they gave it to me.

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Systems Applications Specialist Interview

Systems Applications Specialist
Denver, CO

I applied through other source and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Avaya in November 2010.

Interview Details – Objective testing process. You take several battery tests for abilities & skills based on the job you're applying for. If you pass them you get hired - no interview process for "craft" jobs. This is a fair and non-discriminatory process. You cant be weeded out just because someone doesn't like your looks.

Negotiation Details – For craft jobs, there is no negotiation. You go by a Union contract with set pay and increases, with an explanation of your benefits.

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Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer
Santa Clara, CA

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Avaya in July 2012.

Interview Details – the whole process took within a day. it was pretty quick and fast. All the questions were straight forward. like how and why do we use pagination in hibernate??

Interview Question – how and why do we use pagination in hibernate??   Answer Question

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Customer Service Specialist Interview

Customer Service Specialist

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Avaya.

Interview Details – The really used to screen their applicants to find qualified people. Now I think they only require opposable thumbs.

Negotiation Details – Union shop. No negotiation.

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Neutral Experience

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Sales Engineer Interview

Sales Engineer
Minneapolis, MN

I applied in-person - interviewed at Avaya in March 2014.

Interview Details – The Regional Sales Leader was knowledgeable about Avaya and the job description. Hopefully the description will be as explained. High pressure, exceptionally nepotistic senior management, too much focus on tactical and not enough on strategic issues,

Interview Question – What are you objectives and goals?   View Answer

Reason for Declining – Spoke with current employees.

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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Project Manager Interview

Project Manager

I applied online and the process took 2+ months - interviewed at Avaya.

Interview Details – Initial communication with an agency. Then two interviews, one with the local folks, one with senior management on EMEA level.

Interview Question – None. Straight forward and very common questions about personal background and attributes.   Answer Question

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Product Marketing Manager Interview

Product Marketing Manager
Santa Clara, CA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Avaya in December 2013.

Interview Details – The interview process was pretty straightforward. I came across the position through a referral and ended up interviewing with 4 different people - hiring manager, a teammate, and 2 extended teammates. The interview questions were all straightforward and job related. There were not much questions about "fit" which is unusual. This may go to say something about the distributed culture of the company.

Interview Question – How would I improve the product or design the product of the future   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I negotiated for a higher signing bonus. Although the hiring manager approved right away it still took over a week for HR to get the approvals. It seems like HR is pretty lean and centralized so they may be overwhelmed.

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