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Updated Jun 17, 2014
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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Flight Instructor Interview

Flight Instructor
Tampa, FL

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at CAE in February 2012.

Interview Details – Done on Skype very professional

Interview Question – the interview was clear cut   View Answers (3)

Negotiation Details – NONE


No Offer

Negative Experience

Easy Interview

Software Engineer Intern Interview

Software Engineer Intern

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at CAE.

Interview Details – Initially contacted by a recruiter for a phone interview. Had phone interview with two engineers. General interview with a few tech questions. Told them I wanted Software Engineer intern and not QA. Given in person interview. Drove an hour just to find out SE intern position was filled.

Interview Question – Wasn't really any difficult question. Was asked what I'd do if my program did not compile.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Co-Op Interview

Co-Op

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at CAE in April 2013.

Interview Details – Interview was about 3 hours long. I was interviewed by HR, supervisor, and some engineers. I HR questions were basic. No technical questions, just questions about class projects, team work, time-management, etc.

Negotiation Details – It's an internship, so there was no negotiation.


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No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

IT Coop Interview

IT Coop
Tampa, FL

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at CAE.

Interview Details – HR sat me down, we watched a video reviewing CAE and what they do. Then I was interviewed by 3 people. First finance manager, then technical database manager, and finally the hiring manager.

Interview Question – Review this code sample, what does it do?   View Answer


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Group Lead Scheduler Interview

Group Lead Scheduler
DFW, TX

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at CAE in May 2012.

Interview Details – Contact from HR. Interviewed with four different people from different facets of the business that the position would interact with.

Interview Question – How would you get past a situation where the group that you're leading is very experienced and not inclined to change their ways?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Internship Interview

Internship

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

Interview Details – Applied through the University's Internship program. Got an interview in a few weeks. Was a great experience, very rateable interviewer. Ask more about what you were looking to learn from the internship. There were a few technical questions regarding C++ and Digital Circuits. Also a few questions to test how you would think about implementing a certain technology.

Interview Question – A logic circuit diagram, accompanied by two versions of some code. Had to identify the correct code for the circuit.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

CSA Interview

CSA
Montreal, QC (Canada)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at CAE in January 2010.

Interview Details – Pretty straight forward

Interview Question – business case   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Courseware Developer Interview

Courseware Developer
Bangalore (India)

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at CAE in November 2011.

Interview Details – Initially I was called for a written test then an interview. The test was for 2 hours checking my grammatical skills. I fared alright to move to the next phase of interview. The test included basic grammatical skill test and an essay question. I scored 60% in the test, which was good enough to pass.

Interview Question – Interview was pleasant without any cross-questioning. Two people took the interview for the writing skills. Disucssion on my performnace of the test was discussed.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotitation was entertained


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Software Developer Interview

Software Developer
Bangalore (India)

I applied online and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at CAE in February 2010.

Interview Details – Just tell you have worked on something related to Aircraft, make a good story

Negotiation Details – Ask for maximum


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Systems Software Specialist Interview

Systems Software Specialist
Montreal, QC (Canada)

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at CAE in July 2010.

Interview Details – First round over the phone, second round face to face with HR and Group Leader for technical interview.

Interview Question – What is your expected compensation?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Able to negotiate some terms (vacations, base salary), however only have 1 day to accept the offer ( take it or leave it)

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