Avaya Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 26, 2014
Updated Aug 26, 2014
131 interviews

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  1.  

    Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Avaya.

    Interview Details

    5 interviews with different managers and HR reps. They were very kind and interested in your history. Process took 3-4 weeks. 50/50 at their office/phone conference. Interviews in different languages

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Do not tell what salary are you expecting, that can limit your offer, preffer to listen their offer first.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Supply Chain Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Raleigh, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Avaya in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Pretty straight forward interview. They ask you questions about the stuff on your resume. They try to make sure that you are a good fit by evaluating your previous experience

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Verification Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Interview process was good . Total of 6 rounds of interview process. The interview process was interactive.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Named Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Fairfax, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fairfax, VA
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Avaya in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    This was the best interview process that I have gone through in a long time. The recruiter were very responsive and the interview process went very quickly, which was great for me. After my initial contact from Avaya Recruiter, I had an interview with another Avaya recruiter, which was followed by 2 one-on-one interviews with direct report sales leader and VP of Sales. It was great that my meeting with VP of Sales was via VTC and held on Xmas Eve so not to hold up the hiring process.

    Interview Questions
    • Most of the interview questions were standard and not difficult to answer since my experience and skillset matched my resume.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    A course...that's because I am a sales person. smile
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Executive Assistant Interview

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

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Avaya in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    Interview with direct hiring manager. Very understanding in working around my schedule for the interview.

    Interview Questions
    • None. Interview consist of discussion my career path and overall discussion about the company.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Very easy... I asked for what I wanted and without hesitation they gave it to me.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Systems Applications Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Denver, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Denver, CO
    Application Details

    I interviewed through other source. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Avaya in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    Objective testing process. You take several battery tests for abilities & skills based on the job you're applying for. If you pass them you get hired - no interview process for "craft" jobs. This is a fair and non-discriminatory process. You cant be weeded out just because someone doesn't like your looks.

    Negotiation Details
    For craft jobs, there is no negotiation. You go by a Union contract with set pay and increases, with an explanation of your benefits.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Santa Clara, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Avaya in July 2012.

    Interview Details

    the whole process took within a day. it was pretty quick and fast. All the questions were straight forward. like how and why do we use pagination in hibernate??

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Customer Service Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Avaya.

    Interview Details

    The really used to screen their applicants to find qualified people. Now I think they only require opposable thumbs.

    Negotiation Details
    Union shop. No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Minneapolis, MN
    Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person - interviewed at Avaya in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    The Regional Sales Leader was knowledgeable about Avaya and the job description. Hopefully the description will be as explained. High pressure, exceptionally nepotistic senior management, too much focus on tactical and not enough on strategic issues,

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Spoke with current employees.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2+ months - interviewed at Avaya.

    Interview Details

    Initial communication with an agency. Then two interviews, one with the local folks, one with senior management on EMEA level.

    Interview Questions
    • None. Straight forward and very common questions about personal background and attributes.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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