Mentor Graphics Interview Questions

Updated Jul 6, 2014
Updated Jul 6, 2014
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    Software Development Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Basic 2 phone interviews

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Associate Rotational Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Mentor Graphics.

    Interview Details

    Initially had a HR telephonic interview followed by Technical phone screen.
    They called me onsite and i had 3 rounds, 2 were technical and 1 Behavioral.

    Interview Questions
    • HR questions were standard basic, technical concentrated on OOD concepts and VLSI design and Testing.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. Offer was pretty attractive
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Corporate Marketing Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilsonville, OR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilsonville, OR
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Mentor Graphics.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted about the opportunity after they selected my resume from a uni career fair. We communicated via email about the position before a phone interview. A week after the phone interview, I was invited on-site for multiple interviews and to give a technical presentation. A very positive experience and it paid off as it has paved the way for further engineering roles within the company.

    Interview Questions
    • It was one technical question in a topic that I was not that skilled in. It didn't hinder me as I got the other ones correct.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Mentor Graphics.

    Interview Details

    First interview with HR about English proficiency then with several senior engineer and manager. Tests might be given for coding proficiency. Previous employer or relative experience helps a lot. And of course referral will help a lot.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I was intern there for 2 years. so there was no interviewing for me

    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    Senior Applications Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    FV related so lot of SV, OVM, UVM related questions definitely. Besides CLock Domain crossing etc. Based on their products.
    couple of phone screen rounds, onsite interview rounds atleast one or two
    - Lot of technical skills focus w.r.t industry standard methodologies

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Corporate Marketing Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilsonville, OR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilsonville, OR
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Mentor Graphics in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Phone screen followed by in-person interview. Phone screen is about 30-45 minutes mostly questions out of your resume. In-person is a presentation followed by 2-3 rounds of interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions on DC drop, split planes, crosstalk. How do you solve crosstalk issues in split planes? What are split planes? What is crosstalk?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Corporate Marketing Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilsonville, OR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilsonville, OR
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Mentor Graphics.

    Interview Details

    Phone Screen....Talked about job and possible advancements. Explained to me that he got my resume from my university careers department....

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Don't offer Engineering student a telemarketing job....really what a waste of time!

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Market Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilsonville, OR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilsonville, OR
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at Mentor Graphics in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    One on one interview with all team members

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilsonville, OR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilsonville, OR
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Mentor Graphics in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    Submitted resume and followed up with recruiting team. Completed pre-screening phone interview, full day of in-person interviews with 6-8 staff in 1:1 setting, completed final 1:1 interview with hiring manager. Overall, it was a good experience.

    Interview Questions
    • Answering specific questions about Excel, without having Excel in front of me.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was happy with the initial offer and didn't feel the need to negotiate further.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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