Cisco Systems Interview Questions in United Kingdom

Updated Oct 27, 2014
Updated Oct 27, 2014
16 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Customer Operation Relationship Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview Details

    very difficult and too tiring and HR is incapable to identify the right candidate and takes long time. sometime you feel that how incapable they are. They are trying to sell positions.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Software Engineer III Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview Details

    After simple talk with recruiter (no technical questions), I was given a not attented coding test to do. Then interview with 6 people - mostly technical, without any particularly difficult questions.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I've accepted the offer which they made, without further negotations.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Senior Network Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview Details

    About eight interviews face to face and a few over the phone. Generally friendly.

    Interview Questions
    • What is your personal career goal and how do you think this job will assist you?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Project Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    telephone interview, 2 f2f interviews- pretty standard

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Software Engineer IV Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Reading, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Reading, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview Details

    Initial phone interview discussing CV and general background information. Follow up call to arrange a face to face interview day lasting around 3 hours with various members of the team. Various technical questions on general programming problems and networking expertise with a short programming test. Follow up call around 2 weeks later with some overall feedback from the interview and possible next steps.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe the process of recursive function calls from a low-level/hardware perspective (registers, stack, heap memory etc)   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    BDM Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Manchester, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Manchester, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview Details

    The process is extremely complex and very difficult to navigate if you do not understand corporate culture.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Excellent
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    CSAP Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Cisco Systems in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    Fantastic process to really find if you will fit into the company culture!

    Interview Questions
    • What's your view on today's Internet and if you could change it what would you change   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    ASE Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Bedfont, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Bedfont, England (UK)
    Application Details

    The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Cisco Systems in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    Made application through the Cisco University connections website.
    1st round consisted of telephone interview. The questions were the type of: Background of CV/Why you want to join Cisco/Tell us about Cisco Products/Can you explain the difference between a router/switch as if I was a customer?/Can you do the same for telepresense?How is this different from competitors?
    They want people to explain complex concepts simple as possible.
    2nd round was a 2 minute video presentation where the question was "What does Networking as a platform mean to Cisco Customers"
    Unfortunately I did not get through this round.

    Interview Questions
    • 1st round consisted of telephone interview. The questions were the type of: Background of CV/Why you want to join Cisco/Tell us about Cisco Products/Can you explain the difference between a router/switch as if I was a customer?/Can you do the same for telepresense?How is this different from competitors?   View Answer
    • 2nd round was a 2 minute video presentation where the question was "What does Networking as a platform mean to Cisco Customers"   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Business Development Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    interviewed at Cisco Systems in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    interview with HR, line manager team members, met over 7 people over 7 interviews, no real consistency in technique or structure.. lack of process, bad communication of feedback, no consistency of feedback style or content, lack of clarity regarding success factors, goals etc. no tech support for process, bad hr systems support,

    Interview Questions
    • who would you identify as ideal acquisition targets and why   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    very painful, took along time, poor comms, rigid HR policy
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Regional Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Cisco Systems in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    Very thorough interview process. Cisco likes the whole team to interview you for a role so it can take some time. They do many reference checks and spend alot of time going through your profile.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    It became clear that the role would focus more on an area of the business that I wasnt interested in.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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