QinetiQ North America
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www.qinetiq-na.com Reston, VA 1000 to 5000 Employees

QinetiQ North America Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jan 29, 2014
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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Easy Interview

Engineering Supervisor Interview

Anonymous Employee
Huntsville, AL

I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at QinetiQ North America in March 2010.

Interview Details – The interviewing process was rather straight forward. I believe that I have more experience and capabilities than the people that interviewed me.

Interview Question – As I said, I believe that i have more experience and capabilities than those that interviewed me. I did not encounter any questioning that i viewed as difficult.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Simple!

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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Senior Electrical Engineer Interview

Senior Electrical Engineer
Huntsville, AL

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at QinetiQ North America in September 2009.

Interview Details – Submitted resume, then took a telephone interview

Interview Question – No unexpexted questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Acceptable

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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Technical Writer Interview

Technical Writer

I applied online and the process took 3+ weeks - interviewed at QinetiQ North America in February 2012.

Interview Details – Phone interview, asked about formatting, previous writing contribution and took word test

Interview Question – Discuss writing potential in an under staffed environment   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – On the spot during interview. Negotiated pay and relocation.

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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

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Consultant Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee
Waltham, MA

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at QinetiQ North America in March 2011.

Interview Details – Good interview, fast turn around and opportunity to go direct is always there

Interview Question – None, they have good interview chemistry and if you can substantiate what is on your resume the trust you   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Mutually agreed upon

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Positive Experience

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Linux Systems Administrator Interview

Anonymous Employee
Washington, DC

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at QinetiQ North America in November 2009.

Interview Details – Uncomplicated, picked up by a recruiter on a firm, four-month contract with no possibility for extension. One week later, QNA was sufficiently impressed that I got an offer. The only interviewer I spoke with was the PM.

Interview Question – Whether I felt comfortable having to break into systems for the client.   View Answer

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Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Data Monitor Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied in-person and the process took 2 days - interviewed at QinetiQ North America.

Interview Details – How do you feel about smaller work environments

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Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Program Manager Interview

Program Manager

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at QinetiQ North America.

Interview Details – Contacted by current QNA employee, submitted resume, and then attended face to face interview.

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Accepted Offer

Negative Experience

Very Difficult Interview

Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee
Waltham, MA

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at QinetiQ North America in September 2009.

Interview Details – It was horrible, I was in the Spanish Inquisition for the afternoon. We didn't break bread until we started talking golf.

Interview Question – What would you do if you saw a manager looking at porn on his PC?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – nothing to speak of

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Declined Offer

Negative Experience

Very Difficult Interview

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer
Waltham, MA

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took a day - interviewed at QinetiQ North America in September 2012.

Interview Details – HORRIBLE !!!!!! ,,they drilled me in whatever way they could. I even thought they were going to have me write code on a paper coffee napkin.

Interview Question – "Why did you come here? There are a lot of other companies to choose from..."   View Answer

Reason for Declining – I saw the ugly offices from afar and people walking around with their heads down,, BYE !

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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Quality Assurance Manager Interview

Quality Assurance Manager
Boston, MA

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at QinetiQ North America in December 2011.

Interview Details – Quick, painless and easy. Hired after one interview. All the questions were pertinent and on target: none of the "tell me a little bit about yourself" or "what are your weaknesses" nonsense.

Interview Question – How d you feel about coming to work in a very conflictual place?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – None. It was a nice offer.

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