Altera Intern Interview Questions

Updated Nov 4, 2014
Updated Nov 4, 2014
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Anonymous Employee
Anonymous Employee
Application Details

I applied through college or university – interviewed at Altera.

Interview Details

2 phone interview the first one discussed about some skills I have and time avaliable for this intern position the second with some technical question about hash table2 phone interview the first one discussed about some skills I have and time avaliable for this intern position the second with some technical question about hash table

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    Intern 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 weeksinterviewed at Altera in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    I had applied through an employee and got a call in 1 month time
    Phone Interviews-5 in total including HR interview in the end
    3 technical interviews from managers of different teams
    Interview was of average difficulty[on the easier side],mostly on basic C[keywords],structure,inheritance in C++,OS,computer Architecture
    Process took 2 weeks

    Negotiation Details
    Did not negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Altera in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    Was for intern position so asked basic stuff about digital design and verilog. gate level based implementation.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Altera.

    Interview Details

    Initial selection for interview is primarily based on GPA (relevant past experience also may come in handy). The interview comprises of 3, 30 min. technical interview segments based mostly on software and a bit of hardware if you have indicated interest in hardware. Based on your overall performance, they will either reject you, hire you or call you in for another round of interview more specific to the team you might be under consideration for.

    Interview Questions
    • timing analysis, component level diagram to achieve a mathematical operation (hardware)
      Recursive algorithm, optimization problem and a high level design problem (software)
       
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    1st round have three interview question
    Most difficult is the software question, it ask to find the biggest sum of a path in a tree which has n children and n depth.
    second question is ask to has the longest path in BST
    three question is bowling question. the bowling ball has width of n and each pin has different score. The question ask compute c code to find the best way to hit the pin to achieve the highest score.

    Interview Questions
    • Most difficult is the software question, it ask to find the biggest sum of a path in a tree which has n children and n depth.   View Answer
    No Offer
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Altera in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    It's their Toronto location where I applied. Applied through their website and got email to come for a first state interview time. Two persons interviewed me, both for ~half an hour. They ask both software and hardware questions in the first stage interview to see where the person fits well. Not sure if there are second/more stages interview for interns.

    Interview Questions
    • Hardware: Build a digital circuit that outputs '1' when input is fed with 256 or more consecutive '1's
      Software: Write a function for a binary tree which prints all the values stored in the nodes
       
      Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    The hiring manager was so helpful and the interview was as smooth as it could be

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Altera in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Submitted resume online and got the first interview around one month later. First interview consisted of 2 x 45-min onsite technical interviews involving both software and hardware questions. Got the second interview a week later, which was a group lunch + a short technical interview,.

    Interview Questions
    • Hardware: How would you generate gray code using hardware?   View Answer
    • Hardware: Use adders and multipliers to implement the function y = ax^2 + bx + c, input a, b, c, x, output y, then I was asked to implement it with only 1 multiplier and 1 adder   Answer Question
    • Software: Given an array of integers and integers x and sum, find if the integer (sum - x) is in the array   View Answer
    • Software: Given a graph, how to find the shortest distance between two points and longest distance between two points?   View Answer
    • Software: delete items in a singly-linked list, then asked me how to implement a linked list to make it space-efficient   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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