AMD Interview Questions

Updated Sep 12, 2014
Updated Sep 12, 2014
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    Design Engineer II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 week - interviewed at AMD.

    Interview Details

    1) 5 Rounds of interview covering software, verification, logic design, Computer Architecture and Physical Design (little)
    2) Logic Design round was difficult since tough questions about verilog coding and design using it were asked
    3) Computer Architecture - covered tomasulo, cache, pipeline, interrupts etc...
    4)Software - Toughest....questions asked were like how to design good application, how many lines of C++ code have you written, perl pattern matching questions

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    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at AMD in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Two rounds. A HR phone screen and a technical phone screen interview. Both ones are very kind and patient. HR just asked some basic resume questions. Technical round was using collabedit to solve some algorithm problems in C

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Senior Verification Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source - interviewed at AMD in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    Started as a contractor and became full-time Interview was average difficulty. Asked about finite state machine, sequencer, x-propagation, FIFOs, delays . Interview was about 3 rounds and result was fast.

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    Easy
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Co-Op Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source - interviewed at AMD in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    Interview went on smooth but coming to result dont know why they delay. we dont even know whether we are rejected or under consideration for the position. AMD should improve its interaction with the candidates. They donot even respond to emails once the interview is done.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Austin, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at AMD in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    one interview then group interviews with 5 people from the group. Met with the hiring manager briefly. Did not hear anything for 3 weeks, internal recruiter said they were busy on other projects. Hiring manager call and extended a offer...no compensation mentioned "HR will iron that out" Turned out he was one of the worse managers in my career

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    Negotiation Details
    Hiring bonus, base
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Senior Member of Technical Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at AMD in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    The hiring and interview process at AMD was implemented quite well. It was handled professionally by the human resource recruiter. First I was contacted by the hiring manager.
    Then the HR recruiter setup my first on-site interview with the manager and a few critical engineers.

    My first on-site interview was quite technical since I was interviewed with all engineers.
    There was a lot of detailed discussion of my previous designs. I was asked to draw
    detail circuits from my previous designs on the black board and discussed these circuits
    in details.

    In conclusion, the interview process at AMD was similar to interviews at other companies.

    Interview Questions
    • Some of the technical questions were quite challenging.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Co-Op Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at AMD.

    Interview Details

    I had just one interview in which the interviewer tried to estimate my academic experience in the fields of physical design and verification. Some other skills like working on Linux and knowledge in scripting are also tested.
    I had a complete review of my resume.

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Senior Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Sunnyvale, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunnyvale, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at AMD.

    Interview Details

    Standard interview questions for programming job. One debugging question. One recursion question. One problem with using gates (come up with some logic). About 6 people. 1 person takes you for lunch at the cafeteria. Hiring process was overall ok. I got proper phone and/or email updates during the process. overall experience was ok. Interviewers were sort of "normal" in the sense that they weren't intimidating nor ultra friendly - just had a normal interviewer poker face.

    Interview Questions
    • There wasn't anything extremely difficult of unexpected or out of ordinary.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    they check your last company (at least, if not all) salary, so don't lie.
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
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    Coop Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The whole process took about 30 days. First a HR round for about 20 minutes and a phone screen of about 75 minutes. After getting selected there is background check.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Senior Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Austin, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 months - interviewed at AMD in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    2 phone screens, 7 people interviewed me in person; lasted from 7:45AM to 2PM. Got offer in 1-2 weeks. It was very pleasant ; and I liked Austin, TX a lot. Team is highly technical and in general will not take BSing well. Some questions on brainteasers but mostly technical hardware and software related.

    Interview Questions
    • About trace driven vs execution driven modeling. Trace driven modeling is faster; and but is less realistic due to not exploring bad paths during branch prediction. Execution driven modeling usually requires the existence of a functional model - in addition to a timing model to do neat things like sampling etc.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    negotiate frills; like vacation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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