Broadcom Interview Questions

Updated Aug 19, 2015
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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Broadcom.

    Interview

    Applied through employee referral. 1 round phone interview(45 mins)+onsite interview(6 hours). Asked about projects on my resume, STA, DFT techniques such as scan, Logic/memory Bist, JTAG, ATPG algorithm, stuck-at fault/transition fault, LOC/LOS and also some behavior questions. Some of the questions are not so easy for new graduates.

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    Chip Design Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Broadcom (San Jose, CA) in June 2015.

    Interview

    The first one is the HR trying to know my background and it ask to call me to have an unofficial interview. And then he asks me some questions about my background, my educaiton, my experience, then some generous coworker issues.

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    Staff II IC Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Broadcom (San Diego, CA) in June 2015.

    Interview

    i submit the resume online. this is a phone interview: basic question on resume. some technical question and verilog question, not difficult. i have not received the notification about onsite yet.

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    Senior Linux Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Broadcom (Irvine, CA) in June 2015.

    Interview

    Sr Manager emailed me and scheduled a call to discuss. He called and asked what I do and what he needs. Asks some technical questions. They wanted someone more experience. Interviewer was helpful and nice. explained my why I don't fit their needs and he wanted to give me a chance.

    Interview Questions

    • 1. Tell me How your experience fit out needs. 2. How RTOS achieve real time requirement. 3. Diff between mutex and semaphore 4. What is the function call that ISR make at the end when it is done in linux. 5. which one would you use from strD or strP #define strD char* typedef strP char*   Answer Question
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    Product Line Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Broadcom (New York, NY) in May 2015.

    Interview

    HR call to confirm the skill, one by one exactly the same from website. After asking the question, checking the background and also visa status. And then explain the HR recruit process and to do and dont do rule. HR is nice and it was the very comfortable conversation. However, 90% skill comply to the website would lead you to next stage as HR descripe

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Broadcom.

    Interview

    First the interviewer gave me several fundamental questions about analog circuit, e.g. how to determine the small signal gain of a common source stage. Then he went through my project in my CV and asked me some related questions.

    Interview Questions

    • How to solve the convergence problem of PSS simulation?   Answer Question
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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    I applied the summer intern position. They contact me after 2 weeks. The first interview is technical interview. it's about 30 minutes. Technical interview is not very hard, they just ask some basic knowledge about hardware design and communication system.

    Interview Questions

    • basic concepts about communication system, interface, RF circuit.   Answer Question
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Broadcom (Irvine, CA) in March 2015.

    Interview

    Phone interview, 20 minutes, first introduce work of the group,make sure you are interested in the circuit. and then ask some basic questions about the analog circuit , RF circuit ask you how to analysis them.The process is quick.

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    Software Development Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Broadcom (Los Angeles, CA) in February 2015.

    Interview

    Applied Online After 3 weeks - got a call to schedule the interview 2 Hours (4 X 30 mins) interview with members of different teams. -> Completely exhausting Waiting for the final decision

    Interview Questions

    • HR:- Tell me about yourself Projects Why did you choose Broadcom? How do you handle multiple responsibilities? What about your experiences makes you fit for this position? What s your Cumulative GPA Technical:- Questions about Networks Questions about C Questions about object oriented programming   1 Answer
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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Broadcom.

    Interview

    The interview was very detailed and lengthy. The hiring manager is very sharp but friendly. The HR partner is the most helpful experience. Interviewed with three different groups of engineers and managers.

    Interview Questions

    • How to build a script to avoid conflict in Windows memory management?   Answer Question
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