CAE Interview Questions

Updated Aug 29, 2014
Updated Aug 29, 2014
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    This was an internal transfer, with the group leader of the position, one of his current employees and a human resources employee in attendance. The discussion involved review of my past experience, reasoning for my applying for the new position and stating my case to prove that I had the required knowedge and experience.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me a difficult work situation you found yourself in and what you did to overcome it.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed 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 Questions
    • 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
  3.  

    CSA Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at CAE in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    Pretty straight forward

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Courseware Developer Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed 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 Questions
    • 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
    Easy Interview
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    Flight Instructor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tampa, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tampa, FL
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    Done on Skype very professional

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    NONE
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Software Developer Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed 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
  8.  

    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed 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 Questions
    • Wasn't really any difficult question. Was asked what I'd do if my program did not compile.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed 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.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Systems Software Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed 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 Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Able to negotiate some terms (vacations, base salary), however only have 1 day to accept the offer ( take it or leave it)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at CAE in April 2012.

    Interview Details

    I met 2 interviewers. A manager and a programmer. They asked a few traditionnal question like why CAE, etc.. Then they asked a very few and easy technical C++ questions and some about design patterns. Finally, they asked some very broad questions about airplanes. I did not study in that field but the questions were easy enough so with general knowledge you could answer them.

    Interview Questions
    • *The interviewer shows an image of a screen in the cockpit of an airplane* then asked: Why are some text overlapping in the image?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    They called me a week after and offered me the position I applied for.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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