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Audio DSP Engineer Interview

Audio DSP Engineer
San Diego, CA

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Qualcomm in June 2013.

Interview Details – Submit my resume online, and after one week get a phone interview about one hour. Most of the phone interview are signal processing related basic questions such as how to detect the voice pitch, how to do adaptive noise reduction, filter designs, etc.
After two weeks, get an invitation for on-site interview in San Diego. I met total 7 people including the recruiter at the first. One hour for each person. The rest of them are engineers including the manager in the group. Basic signal processing questions are asked and I feel I am doing well. One of them asked some coding problems and asked me to write the code on the blackboard. The problems are very basic such as reversing a linked list, and matrix operation, etc. However, I think I am not doing well in the coding questions, which is probably the main reason of the rejection.

Interview Question – All are basic signal processing questions, no surprisingly unexpected ones.   Answer Question


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Audio DSP Engineer Interview

Audio DSP Engineer
San Diego, CA

I applied online and interviewed at Qualcomm.

Interview Details – Initial communication was through email. Phone interview was an hour long and consisted of questions about the resume. The on-site interview consisted of 6 technical interviews each about 50 minutes to an hour long.

Interview Question – Interviewers asked most of the questions from the resume. Also a few questions related to fixed point arithmetic (Q representation) were asked. Also was asked to write a program that involved bitwise operators in C.   Answer Question


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Audio Applications Engineer Interview

Audio Applications Engineer
San Diego, CA

The process took a day - interviewed at Qualcomm in September 2008.

Interview Details – I applied online and got an interview arrangement in 2 weeks.
There're two phone interviews in total.
The first interviewer browsed my resume and asked about projects I've done in college.
The second interview focused on technical questions on signal processing.
In the end, I didn't perform well in the second interview and could not get an interview on site.

Interview Question – How to remove 60Hz noise in an recorded audio signal from microphone? I was asked to propose as many as possible and to compare their pros and cons.   View Answer


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Multimedia Audio Software Engineer Interview

Multimedia Audio Software Engineer
Hyderābād (India)

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Qualcomm in September 2010.

Interview Details – First telephonic interview followed by onsite interview where almost 4 people interviewd.

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Negotiation Details – very little scope of negotiation.

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