ARM Holdings Interview Questions

Updated Apr 21, 2015
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    QA Software Engineering Placement Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at ARM Holdings.

    Interview

    Phone interview with HR, onsite interview first with two managers and then with HR.

    The HR representative was pleasant and professional, but not particularly engaging. Of the two managers, one was engaged and asked questions, the other didn't ask much. The questions were relatively softball and not very difficult.

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    • What I like to do outside of my studies   1 Answer
    • Do you know the difference between verification and validation?   1 Answer
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    Memory Design Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
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    Average Interview
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at ARM Holdings (Phoenix, AZ) in March 2015.

    Interview

    it was a phone interview. First i did a self introduction. Then some questions related to the resume were asked. some questions seemed not very common but fair to answer.

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    ARM Holdings Response

    Mar 31, 2015Social Recruiting Manager

    Thanks for leaving a review of your interview experience!

    We encourage you to continue looking through our open positions and applying for any roles you feel qualified for.

    Thanks,
    -Rick C
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    Research Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
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    Difficult Interview
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    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at ARM Holdings.

    Interview

    Asked me lots of technical questions, and describe my work in school. Then proceeded to make sure I got all my questions answered. make sure to ask a lot of questions so they know you are interested.

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    Physical Design Interview

    Anonymous Employee
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at ARM Holdings.

    Interview

    first arrange time for the phone interview over email. the interview lasts about 30 to 45 minutes. the interview is basically based on my resume. questions are related to the details about my projects, including concepts and software I used. in addition, they asked some questions about linux commands, perl syntax, etc

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at ARM Holdings.

    Interview

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I received an email from HR to schedule phone interview.
    He asked me questions based on my research experience and academic background.
    He mentioned that he is looking for someone with extensive programming skills.

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    • All questions were based on my personal academic experience and they were basic questions like what i did in particular project.   Answer Question
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    Interview

    Started with a phone interview which went very well and then on-site. I had 4 interviews with 5 interviewers. Interviewers were very friendly. Interview questions were based on basic electronics, inverter characteristics, logical effort, stick diagrams, euler paths, place and route, some programming. The job role is diverse and hence, interesting

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    Graduate Design Automation Applications Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
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    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at ARM Holdings (Austin, TX) in November 2014.

    Interview

    I applied through ARM website and received communication within a month.
    First round was a telephonic screening. It involved basic questions related to VLSI Layout, Scripting, Current projects and work experience.

    I got invitation for an onsite interview within a week of telephonic interview.
    There were 4 one-to-one interviews. Most of the questions were fundamentals of VLSI like, operation of inverter, timing analysis, logical effort, performance, SRAMs, Euler Paths, Transistor level schematic, layout - comparison of different input ordering based on performance, transistor folding and stack folding.

    Finally there was a conversation with HR to wind up the entire process.
    They gave me their response the next day.

    Interview Questions

    • Limitation of number of pins on the input of a gate, even if it is FinFET where stacking effect is absent.   1 Answer
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    Graduate Implementation Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
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    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at ARM Holdings (Austin, TX) in October 2014.

    Interview

    Got onsite interview right after a phone interview in less than a week. Four interview in a day, and only last a day. It was an ARM field day. Interesting talks about the company in the morning. One interview in the morning, three in the afternoon. Questions are all pretty easy as long as you review the basics.

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    Graduate Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
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    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
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    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at ARM Holdings (Austin, TX) in September 2014.

    Interview

    It's a ARM draft day. On that day, there were about 20 candidates. In the morning, they introduced a lot about the company, the product, the benefit. Then everyone had 4 interviews from noon to afternoon. The interviews are not very easy, more than what I learn in the course. But interviewer are nice and will give you the hint to answer the question.

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    ARM Holdings Response

    Oct 8, 2014Social Recruiting Manager

    Thanks for leaving a review regarding your experience on ARM Draft Day. If there's anything you feel that we could have done to make the interview experience better, please do not hesitate to let us ... More

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    Graduate Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
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    Difficult Interview
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    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at ARM Holdings (Austin, TX) in September 2014.

    Interview

    After a telephonic interview , there were 4 face to face interviews on the same day. Each interview was based on clocking, STA basics. There were questions on languages like verilog , tcl , perl etc. And one of them was at a circuit level based on the gate level structures of basic circuits.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions on clocking in a SOC really requires some clear fundamentals   Answer Question

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