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Alcatel-Lucent Interview Questions & Reviews in Chicago, IL

Updated Jan 8, 2014
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Network and Feature Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee
Naperville, IL

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Alcatel-Lucent in December 2010.

Interview Details – I went through a recruiter, Kineticom, and then several follow up calls with the Director of the project I was to be working on.

Interview Question – I reviewed hundreds of rows of IP addresses, it was difficult to always catch mistakes when often the data arriving from the customer (ATT Wireless) was faulty.   View Answer

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Software Quality Engineer Interview

Software Quality Engineer
Naperville, IL

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Alcatel-Lucent.

Interview Details – Initial phone interview, on site visit with 3 folks, then received an offer.

Interview Question – Asked to write a computer program off the top of my head.   Answer Question

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Summer Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee
Naperville, IL

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Alcatel-Lucent in May 2013.

Interview Details – Applied online in Feb., got phone interview in May. It's more like a behavior interview. And got offer next day.

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Product Manager Interview

Product Manager
Naperville, IL

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Alcatel-Lucent.

Interview Details – The process was very straight-forward and efficient.

Interview Question – The questions centered around my ability to do the job I was interviewing for.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – The offer was acceptable as it was presented.

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Account Director Interview

Anonymous Employee
Naperville, IL

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Alcatel-Lucent in August 2008.

Interview Details – Employee referred to management and 1:1 initial interview scheduled. After which, a panel discussion occurred. From the panel, the hiring manager had 1:1 interview, followed by negotiation with HR.

Interview Question – What is the most frustrating thing your current manager does?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Salary

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Software Developer Co-Op Interview

Anonymous Employee
Naperville, IL

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Alcatel-Lucent in November 2011.

Interview Details – Got my resume handed via a family friend. Process consisted of a phone interview and a face-to-face interview. All questions were about what I've done, what I want to do, what I can do at Alcatel-Lucent, etc. No technical questions.

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Integration Engineer Interview

Integration Engineer
Naperville, IL

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Alcatel-Lucent in January 2010.

Interview Details – Very good Technical Questions they asked and gave good credit for my Motorola experience.

Interview Questions

Negotiation Details – Negotiation sometimes can drop the offer as in 2009 there were a lot of candidates in the market without job. Negotiate only if mentioned your true present and past salary. Honesty is very important.

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Senior Software Engineer Interview

Senior Software Engineer
Naperville, IL

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Alcatel-Lucent in March 2009.

Interview Details – Got a call from recruiter. Presented my resume. Got a call back after a week that resume is selected and would like to screen on phone as a 1st round. Cleared first round mostly questions asked about past experience (achivements, etc). then personal round of interview, first round with a manager he grilled on the software architecture, how would you design a system, etc. etc. then another detailed round on C++, unix

Interview Question – how would you design a software system? what tools can you use to estimate time required?   View Answers (2)

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