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Intel Corporation Interview Questions & Reviews in Santa Clara, CA

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Senior Program Manager Interview

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Santa Clara, CA

I applied in-person and interviewed at Intel Corporation.

Interview Details – Informal, found out who was the hiring manager and agreed directly about screening and interviews

Interview Question – Tell me everything in detail about your last project   Answer Question

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Process Engineer Interview

Process Engineer
Santa Clara, CA

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Intel Corporation.

Interview Details – Phone interview (30 minutes). Very light questions. Had a phone call the next day for a site interview. Questions emphasized personality. The only technical questions involved my previous work/research. Everyone was very polite and professional, from talent acquisition to senior engineers. The process moved fast. Two days after submitting my application, I received a phone call. The next day I had a "technical screen". I was called the next day to schedule an on-site interview.

Interview Question – Providing alternative solutions to my research (i.e. propose experiments with elemental analysis).   Answer Question

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Test Engineer Interview

Test Engineer
Santa Clara, CA

I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Intel Corporation in March 2013.

Interview Details – Received email about this position from the internal email system of our school, and I sent my resume to that person and given an interview over the phone. This position is to work on next-generation client(CPU) product in the area of architecture performance modeling and validation.

Interview Question – When browsing a web page, after clicking on the enter button, what happens sequentially from top to the bottom?   View Answer

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Research Scientist Interview

Research Scientist
Santa Clara, CA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Intel Corporation.

Interview Details – one phone interview followed up with research presentation on phone to a panel of 5 people. Had to send research presentation in advance

Interview Question – Why do you want to join Intel?   View Answer

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Software Systems Quality Assurance Internship Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Santa Clara, CA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 5+ weeks - interviewed at Intel Corporation in August 2012.

Interview Details – This was my second interview with Intel and it was after I had the phone interview. This was a face-to-face interview with 4 people (members of the group which I was going to work with). They mostly asked programming questions. Mostly basic and fundamental stuff (in C) like pointer and the difference between '*' and '&'; call by value or call by reference; Array lists and loops were also among their questions. One of them reviewed my resume carefully and came from top to the bottom and asked questions in all the sections and where it was necessary. About my projects and work experiences.
I couldn't answer most of the programming questions because I am not a professional programmer and it has been years since I did some coding.
I'm still waiting for their answer!

Interview Question – If we have a string of 7 characters and we can put from 'a' to 'z' in any of these places, write a program which its output is from 'aaaaaaa' to 'zzzzzzz'.   View Answer

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Engineering Interview

Engineering
Santa Clara, CA

The process took a day - interviewed at Intel Corporation in December 2011.

Interview Details – I applied on-line and the interview consisted of a Phone Interview, two 1:1 Interview and a Group/Panel Interview. Initial interview was with the hiring manager. At the end of the interview, I was told the decision will come in two weeks.

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Business Analyst Interview

Business Analyst
Santa Clara, CA

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Intel Corporation in June 2011.

Interview Details – standard interview, phone interview to screen if you have the qualification they are looking for. face-to-face interview with individuals including hiring manager and co workers.

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Process and Device Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Santa Clara, CA

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Intel Corporation in May 2012.

Interview Details – Initial interview was in-person and on campus with the hiring manager. At the end of the interview, I was invited for a formal interview at Intel Labs in Santa Clara the following week. The formal interview consisted of six 1:1 interviews (~20 minutes each) with group members, and two phone interviews with senior managers.

Interview Question – Tell me about your research experience.   Answer Question

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Software Engineer Entry Level Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Santa Clara, CA

The process took a day - interviewed at Intel Corporation in April 2012.

Interview Details – Phone interview: asked easy questions. Most are on glassdoor.
On site Interview:
Very nice arrangements for travel and hotel.
Interview process was very good.
Kind and relaxed interviewers.
Asked everything about operating systems.
Everything from hardware to software.
Study Operating systems from Modern Operating Systems by Tenenbaum.
Computer System architecture. Virtual memory, addressing.
Questions:

1. Implement functions (in C) for insertion, removal of nodes from circular queue using arrays.
2. Implement array reversal without iteration.
3. Remove any node from Linked List. Remove the node which is the easiest to remove. Write code in C.
4. What is the address in C code when we write &a. a is a variable. is it virtual address or physical address.
5. Questions on projects on resume.

Great interviewers, remain calm.

Interview Question – Array reverse without using iteration. Code in C.   View Answers (2)

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Supply/Demand Analyst Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Santa Clara, CA

The process took a day - interviewed at Intel Corporation in April 2012.

Interview Details – The interview process took up the whole day. There were four 1 on 1 interview sessions with the hiring managers where they asked behavioral style questions. there was also a case study where they gave me a sheet of data in which I was to interpret and make some calculations to support conclusions and suggestions. Overall it was a great interview experience, though it was intense and challenging.

Interview Question – Has there ever been a time where you have had to question authority? How did you go about doing it and how did you handle it?   Answer Question

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