Sierra Nevada Corporation Interview Questions

Updated Aug 25, 2014
Updated Aug 25, 2014
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    Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Sierra Nevada Corporation.

    Interview Details

    They were always late doing interviews with potential employees due to the volume of work but that is still no excuse. Once the process was started it always went smooth and the questioning on the particular job at hand was always crisp and clear.

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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Sierra Nevada Corporation.

    Interview Details

    Initial phone screening with the talent specialist, followed by a group phone interview with hiring manager, members of team and team lead, in person group interview on site, hr asked questions for 1/2hr, group of 4 team members spent an hour discussing position and asking questions, questions ranged from leadership experience, leadership definition, job defining, experience

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Louisville, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Louisville, CO
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Sierra Nevada Corporation in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    Met them at a hiring fair they hosted in downtown denver. One of the Manager's was interested in my skills and invited me for an interview. I had an interview with 2 managers and 3 employees and the the HR representative.

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    • i think the most difficult questions were what did you do wrong in the past?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sparks, NV
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sparks, NV
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Sierra Nevada Corporation in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    The first interview consisted of a phone interview lasting a little under an hour. They asked the details of my resume, asked what kind of extra expierence I may have had, and asked me to detail a project that I had mentioned in my resume as much as possible. It seemed they were trying to test the waters to make sure I wasn't making it up but it was expected. The second interview was more like an introduction. I was led around the building, had flattering questions asked of me, nothing too in depth and there was no coding test, something that made me feel like finally my education and expierience can speak for itself. After this it was a number of weeks before I was working for them.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked me to diagram a specific function in a code I wrote, something that I was proud of making. They didn't require me to write down the code, just explain the logic. It surprised me that for a software engineering position I wasn't being overly and stupidly tested.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sparks, NV
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sparks, NV
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Sierra Nevada Corporation in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    I had 2 phone interviews (one with recruiter, one with hiring manager) as well as an on-site interview with the hiring manager, and a separate panel interview.

    I was told they would let me know one way or another within 2 weeks. After two weeks, I sent the recruiter and email, as well as left a voicemail for the recruiter and the hiring manager. Neither ever responded.

    Additionally, the recruiter stated many times that SNC would reimburse travel expenses to the interview. I filled out the reimbursement form as instructed, but never received the reimbursement, or feedback that they needed more information or anything else.

    The recruiters were very nice, but the hiring manager kept checking IM and email during interview, to the point of distraction, and asked me to repeat a couple of answers. The reason given was, "This is just how we do things around here."

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    • Interview questions were quite standard (describe how you respond to competing priorities, describe a time when you had to deal with a difficult co-worker, etc.)   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Human Resources Administration I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Sierra Nevada Corporation.

    Interview Details

    I applied for a position and was first called from a recruiter for a pre-interview. The pre-interview was painless just general questions about my qualifications. The recruiter informed me that she would be sending my name to the hiring manager and I would get a call about interview. About a week later I received a call and we set up an green interview. This interview is done on webcam and over the phone. Pretty Neat-This would be a first for me. I had the interview and was told they would let me know either way. I also sent in a thank you letter. Well after 3 weeks passed and I hadn't heard anything I left a message with the recruiter and she sent me a rejection email the following day.

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    • One question that I wasn't really prepared to answer was are there any questions I wished she would have asked me.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Average Interview

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