Xilinx Interview Questions

Updated Aug 21, 2015
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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Xilinx.

    Interview

    It was good interview process, very fast in following up and getting back with feedback. Overall process took less than couple of weeks. Hiring manager explained in detail about the position and really tried to get me interested in the job.

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Xilinx (San Jose, CA) in April 2015.

    Interview

    First, I had a 30-minute phone interview, during which they asked me about projects I had worked on and how I dealt with whatever problems I encountered. Next, I was invited to a day of interviews at the main office. Each person asked different sorts of questions, according to their areas of expertise. There was a large white board, which I used.

    Interview Questions

    • What is inside a computer?   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    Better offer

  3.  

    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    I had 2 days interview. The first day it was on campus and there were two interviews, one with a finance manager and one with a controller. The second time was at the company headquarter. There was only one interview with three senior finance managers/ directors

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    Design Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Xilinx (San Jose, CA) in May 2014.

    Interview

    Interview was for almost an hour and it covered all the basics of digital logic design and projects and in general IQ. Some basics about scripting. The interviewers were friendly and guided at the points where I stuck.

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    Negotiation

    No negotiation

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Xilinx (San Jose, CA) in May 2014.

    Interview

    Applied online, took 2 weeks for the process. had onsite interview. Pretty easy and quick response, when it comes to decision. HAd one phone interview before this. Great company to work.

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    Hardware Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6+ months. I interviewed at Xilinx (San Jose, CA) in March 2014.

    Interview

    It is a referral. There are two phone interviews, each for 30 minutes. Questions reach detailed in my resume, and gave me a hard time. It is a 6 month intern. It takes some time to process the official offer.

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    A Business Role (Non-engineering) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Xilinx (San Jose, CA) in January 2014.

    Interview

    Submitted resume. The recruiter contacted me within a week. I had a short interview with the hiring manager. A few weeks lapsed and then I was contacted for 1st round interviews. That was followed up by one more round of interviews. (Total of 2)

    Interview Questions

    • Describe my background and the type of role that I was looking for.   Answer Question
  9. Helpful (1)  

    Product Applications Engineer (Embedded) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Longmont, CO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Xilinx (Longmont, CO) in June 2013.

    Interview

    4 rounds followed by an HR round. Nothing unexpected.

    Interview Questions

    • About device trees. I didn't have much experience in Linux, so I found it a bit difficult.   Answer Question
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    Product Applications Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Xilinx (San Jose, CA) in November 2012.

    Interview

    This was a very long process, expect to spend several days and be prepared to answer tough questions....

    Interview Questions

    • Unexpected and difficult job related questions. do your home work on technical questions/answers before coming to the interview   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Fair, you have to give and take somewhat

  11. Helpful (1)  

    Staff Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Xilinx (San Jose, CA) in May 2012.

    Interview

    Basic graph and data structure questions. Some programming tests. The difficulty was at most medium. I think I had five rounds. Prepare questions like tell me your most interesting projects etc.

    Interview Questions

    • describe the shortest path of a graph with negative weights   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    Proposed salary was not competitive.

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