Broadcom Interview Questions

Updated Mar 25, 2015
Updated Mar 25, 2015
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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a dayinterviewed at Broadcom.

    Interview Details

    Interview at RMI, which was acquired by Netlogic and then by Broadcom, was so professional.
    I can not forget at all as that was so great experience. I was able to answer all questions so much of easy as the interviewers made the environment so cool. great job!

    Interview Questions
    • C++, Data Structures and basics of Logic design.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    Interview Details

    I applied the summer intern position. They contact me after 2 weeks. The first interview is technical interview. it's about 30 minutes. Technical interview is not very hard, they just ask some basic knowledge about hardware design and communication system.

    Interview Questions
    • basic concepts about communication system, interface, RF circuit.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Broadcom in March 2015.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview, 20 minutes, first introduce work of the group,make sure you are interested in the circuit. and then ask some basic questions about the analog circuit , RF circuit ask you how to analysis them.The process is quick.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    DVT Test Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Broadcom in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    The interview for the Interns are not difficult. There are three interviewer. The manager and two engineers in that group. It took about three hours. The technical questions are basic, about RC circuits and signal processing, and also a couple of very basic programming questions. The manager asked some behavior questions. They prefer long-term interns.

    Interview Questions
    • The interviewer drew a simple RC circuit, then applied voltage on some components, asked you to draw the current curve.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Intern Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Broadcom in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    A phone interview(more of a discussion) was followed by an on-site interview request.
    Almost all the staff members in the group interviewed me. There were four back-back interview sessions, each quizzed me for around 45-60 minutes. Some talked more about my research.
    The interviewers were friendly and would drop hints to help me solve the problem (if stuck). A good experience overall.

    Interview Questions
    • Signal Acquisition basics (LNA, amplifier, channel estimation, equalization, carrier freq synchronizatinetc.), DSP basics, Digital Communication basics, MIMO, OFDM, Successive interference cancellation, Broadcast/MAC channel capacity regions. And some research-related questions.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Software Development Co-op Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The interview process started with my introduction of my overall experience and went through my talking about the projects I did listed on my resume. The interviewer inserted several questions in between about the projects or some concepts to explain. The last one was a simple programming problem done online. The last section is my concerns or questions left for the interviewers.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
  8.  

    Software Development Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Broadcom in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    Applied Online
    After 3 weeks - got a call to schedule the interview
    2 Hours (4 X 30 mins) interview with members of different teams. -> Completely exhausting
    Waiting for the final decision

    Interview Questions
    • HR:-
      Tell me about yourself
      Projects
      Why did you choose Broadcom?
      How do you handle multiple responsibilities?
      What about your experiences makes you fit for this position?
      What s your Cumulative GPA

      Technical:-
      Questions about Networks
      Questions about C
      Questions about object oriented programming
       
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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    IC Design Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Broadcom in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    phone interview followed by webex interview. asked basic questions regarding set up and hold times, designing borrow look ahead subtractor, propogate and generate terms, low power design methods, probability and critical thinking

    Interview Questions
    • basic questions from digital system design and probability   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Senior Staff Firmware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Broadcom in July 2012.

    Interview Details

    A lengthy one. they took two rounds. put me on hold for a month and offered me. A bit show off team and a lazy one also. Not so techy.

    Interview Questions
    • Firmware and embedded systems. general questions on Software trends and some technical on the previous job   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Not able to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Broadcom.

    Interview Details

    questions on resume.you should know everythin about whatever you have writtn in your resume!
    basic electronics, antenna, digital circuits, transmission line. they are very frank and you will fell comfortable with the. don't hesitate , be confident

    Interview Questions
    • difference between microstrip antenna n microstrip transmission line   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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