Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
Interviews for Top Jobs at Cavium Networks
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Verification Engineer Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks – interviewed at Cavium Networks (Boston, MA) in October 2012.
Initial interview on phone with HR then on phone with team's Director. Second one was technical and touched mostly aspects on programming like data structures and C pointers. Computer Architecture was also touched slightly.
- Difference between pointer and reference? Implementing Hash Table using Linked list Answer Question
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I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day – interviewed at Cavium Networks (Mountain View, CA) in October 2010.
Started with a phone interview. That led to an interview appt where i was interviewd by 4 people. First person was the VP of verification. Asked general questions and a problem question regarding a C++ algorithm. Assume u had a list of some sort (array, hash, etc). Something like how would u sort and order the list efficiently so that the elements were in order. I think the list was of hw addresses. Typical bubble sort, etc not good enough. The other interview panel just wanted to know if i had some sense of C++ and Verilog understanding.
- Sort a list (array, hash, whatever you wanted) so the elements were in ascending order - the elements were hardware addresses. Answer Question
- Typical C++ and verilog questions. Virtual functions, pure virtual, overloaded arguements. Verilog: blocking/non-blocking, task, functions differences. Answer Question
VP of engineering was very cheap and rigid. Show several ways you can help and possibly help in the future and peg the amount you want. Open it up for discussion and ask him to support his offer - the VP of verification seems very factual and is flexible if you give a good answer.
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I applied online. The process took 3 days – interviewed at Cavium Networks (Marlborough, MA) in October 2008.
Resume was submitted online, then went through two phone interviews on two different days. Questions were primarily related to C++ skills and Computer Architecture fundamentals. Computer architecture fundamentals mainly included pipelining, cache and virtual memory. Was then called in for an onsite interview that was with three people, dealing with functional verification methodologies, C++ and computer architecture. Please note that it is important to do all three rounds correctly and also they look for your logical thinking (in C++ and verification) and stress is more on pipelining for computer architecture onsite interview.
- List an application (computer) where the properties of caching cannot be used. 2 Answers
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I applied online. The process took 1 day – interviewed at Cavium Networks in February 2012.
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The process took 1 day – interviewed at Cavium Networks in December 2010.
The interview consisted of questions on C++ and Computer Architecture. Few questions on Verilog were also asked.
- Linked List and Pointers 1 Answer
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