Altera Advanced Design Engineer Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Mar 22, 2014
Updated Mar 22, 2014
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Advanced Design Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  San Jose, CA
Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
Application Details

I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 4 days - interviewed at Altera in March 2011.

Interview Details

Phone interview followed by on site. Lots of rounds of interviews. At the end there will be a presentation to see how well you communicate.

Interview Questions
  • They will ask you digital design questions that are tricky and tough to solve in 45 mins. They dont expect the correct answer but expect you to go in the right direction in solving the problem.   Answer Question
Negotiation Details
I didnt since I was an NCG. But you need to get one or two offers and then negotiate.
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

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    Advanced Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    1 phone screen followed by onsite interviews

    Accepted Offer
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    Advanced Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 5+ weeks - interviewed at Altera.

    Interview Details

    Met at career fair, gave resume and told interests...A few weeks later got a call from them, set up a phone interview. The phone interview went well: learned about the product line, the interviewer asked about my interests and a few things about my resume. At the end asked a digital design question rebuilding a flip flop using additional logic. The next week was asked to come in for on site interview. The onsite interview was about 4 hours, interviewed with 6 people for about 45 minutes each (1 behavioral, 4 technical, then met with HR), then gave a 20 minute presentation at the end on a project I had previously done. Got a call the next day offering the position. Really nice people.

    Interview Questions
    • Design in hardware a random number generator   View Answer
    • Design an and/or gate from a 2-1 mux   View Answer
    • How to tell if a linked list loops back to itself   View Answer
    • Simplify the given logic schematic   View Answer
    • Using a binary tree, write code to find how many nodes are in the given range   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Let them know other offers, they beat them
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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