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Updated Feb 24, 2015
Updated Feb 24, 2015
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Cubic.

    Interview Details

    After applying I was emailed with an online form to fill out detailing past work experience, education, and citizenship.

    Received a call shortly after to set up an interview.

    Interview was at the facility. Three to four engineers ask you general questions about your resume. A couple of behavioral and situation questions but nothing too technical. They were very friendly.

    Reasons for Declining

    current position paid more

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Cubic.

    Interview Details

    I applied online using my university career website. I had the on campus interview. In which i was asked OOP questions and later was asked to do a written problem on paper. That was the only interview. Got a job offer the following day. However Only gave me one week to accept the offer.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    ArcSight Support Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Cubic in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process has been relatively painless so far, and similar to my experience with other corporations. The application was done online through the corporate website after seeing the job posted on a popular job listing site. Application included, of course, uploading a resume. I was contacted after about a week for scheduling an interview. The interview was conducted by phone and lasted about 25 minutes. There was discussion of my past experience, current situation, what the position would entail and a brief overview of the project. About a week later I received an offer, which was satisfactory and met my personal requirements. I would call it a fair offer -- not overly generous -- but good in light of the current economic environment, government contracting, etc. My advice to job seekers is to craft a good resume. I recently retired from the military, so have limited experience with the civilian 'corporate' world, job hunting, etc. Initially, I used a resume service that assisted in writing a resume which successfully 'translated' my military experience into language that would be clearly understood by civilian employers. I have used that initial resume as a foundation for subsequent resumes, and it has served as a successful instrument for me. Also, be truthful. Don't embellish, but sell yourself and your capabilities. For instance, and this is from personal experience, an employer just might be more interested in qualities, capabilities, and experiences that you have which might be best described as tangential to the position, e.g., a computer programmer with foreign language skills, a systems engineer with a background in intelligence collection. You never know where your experience, education, and skills might take you. Good luck.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing in particular. Everything was straight forward and not overly technical.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was able to negotiate a delayed start date.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Cubic.

    Interview Details

    Interview with HR and Hiring manger, which is typical. The process can be slow. Interview with the hiring manager was very direct. None of the typical "If you were stranded on an island" kind of questions

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Cubic in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    There were two people interviewing me. One of them is a software department manager. He asked me basic backgrounds and projects I did in school. He also asked me if I have questions for him

    Interview Questions
    • Write a function that takes one integer and can determine whether that integer is power of 2.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Senior Military Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Cubic.

    Interview Details

    Process was thorough and hiring managers attentive to matching skill sets with positions. This is an excellent company to work for.

    Interview Questions
    • All the questions were equal in some level of difficulty. this interview process is not a shoe-in   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Business Development Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Cubic.

    Interview Details

    Cubic HR contacted through e-mail for an in-person interview. Talked with 6 different current employees in the Business Development division. Mostly questions regarding your experience, interests, and knowledge of the company. Candidates need to know how they can contribute to the company and what kind of skills they can bring to the table. Also, make sure you know your long-term goals. They are very interested in long-term applicants. The whole interview process took about 4 hours. Everyone I talked to was very friendly and humorous.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Spec Ops Instructor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Cubic in February 2013.

    Interview Details

    A guy that really, really enjoyed the sound of his own voice called me and asked if I could meet him on a Saturday at a Starbucks. He showed up an hour late in shorts and flip-flops on the way back from the beach.
    I should have taken the hint.
    Guy asked me about my professional history, told me a little about the job...aaaaand then told me about a date he had planned for later. This should have told me a lot about this company; management wants to deal with you like you're a guy they borrowed a lawnmower from, but they want you to be Johnny on the Spot, ready to come in early or stay late on a moments notice.

    Interview Questions
    • "So its not totally like a rule but, like, I like everyone to have their shirt tucked in and you'll have to shave your beard. Are you cool with that?"   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Straight take-it-or-leave it deal. Cubic is getting the gov't contract world by the nuts and they don't feel any need to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Lead Script Writer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Leavenworth, KS
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Leavenworth, KS
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Cubic in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    Since I knew the hiring manager who was also my boss it was extremely streamlined process for me. However, I was required to interview with the Program Manager which was a pleasant process. I was made very comfortable by the reception and human resources personnel before the interview and it was a relatively stress free experience.

    Interview Questions
    • What would I do if given the task lead for the project?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Simple since the contract position offered was essentially a fixed price offer for the first year. I was able to ultimately negotiate a substantial raise during year one of the contract and earned small cash bonuses for both years I worked under the contract.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Costpoint Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Cubic in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    First step is a general interview with HR, then a detailed interview with the hiring manager. The HR person was very friendly, and had been with the company for more than 15 years. He did the usual review of my resume, asking what I liked most and least about each company I had been with, and my reason for leaving. The interview with my hiring manager was very detailed about the knowledge and skills I had gained from previous positions. Again, the usual interview questions - nothing from left field.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Because there are so many people here who have been with the company for 10+ years, it is difficult to negotiate extra time off because they feel it is unfair to long-time employees. Otherwise, they were very flexible.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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