FalconStor Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
Technical Support Engineer Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I interviewed at FalconStor in April 2012.
Interview Details – Had a phone conversation for 5 minutes. Face to face interview was for around 2 hours with three different Managers. Called in couple of days.
Interview Question – No difficult question. They ask what you have learned at school. Answer Question
Project Manager Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at FalconStor in January 2012.
Interview Details – The process was quick. and timely. Four (4) meeting scheduled in 30 minute intervals. 1 with direct report to, 2 line managers, 1 Human Resource representative. From the time I walked in and out everything was run smoothly. There is a change of Middle Management, ongoing and the "lifers" should be more receptive to change during this economy. The perception was the inmates are running the asylum.
Interview Question – How much did you make at your last postion, How much are you looking for ? (Line manager has no business asking salary history or unanticipated pending offers) View Answer
Storage Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at FalconStor.
Interview Details – Phone Interview
1st Interview - Technical
I had to then persist over the phone, calling and harassing the hiring manager for another interview and they relented in the end.The reservation they had was that I did not know anything about storage but thanks to my persistence and ability to persuade them to give me a chance worked
2nd Interview - Offer
Interview Question – What is a baloon driver View Answer
Negotiation Details – Gave me what I wanted
Senior Software Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at FalconStor in December 2008.
Interview Details – Seems like a good place and people worked hard.
Interview Question – Why you think you would be successful at the company? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Simple and quick.
Sales Director Interview (Neutral Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at FalconStor in April 2008.
Interview Details – I knew the manager and she new me. We talked about the position, the expectations and the compensation. I declined to move forward in the interview process
- How do you handle an upset customer View Answer
- What do you do if your manager askes you to do somthing illegal or unethical View Answer
Reason for Declining – The expections they had were not realistic