Cisco Systems Software Developer Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 26, 2014
Updated Jul 26, 2014
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Software Developer Interview

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

I interviewed through a recruiter - interviewed at Cisco Systems in June 2013.

Interview Details

the interview process took about two weeks. There was a phone interview followed by a 1:1 interview. The second round was with four people but the questions were very basic related to programming. Not much to do on whiteboad

Interview Questions
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took a day - interviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview Details

    1) 1-2 Phone Screening
    2) normally 1 round of Technical On-site Interview with 4-6 Engineers. Questions ranging from Coding to Solving Design problem including Behavior Interviews.
    3) at time there maybe 2nd round interview.

    Interview Questions
    • C-coding: ranging from atomic operation(s) to strings/pointers manipulations, little/big Indians, algorithms.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview Details

    First round telephonic interview which was quite easy with all basic questions on java and sql then was scheduled with second telephonic round which had 8 people interviewing me

    Interview Questions
    • First round telephonic interview which was quite easy with all basic questions on java and sql then was scheduled with second telephonic round which had 8 people interviewing me   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Software Developer Interview

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

    I interviewed through a staffing agency. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Cisco Systems in October 2008.

    Interview Details

    I found the position through a staffing agency who set up the initial screening call. After a satisfactory conversation (high level discussion of experience), I was scheduled for an onsite interview. The onsite interview featured two 1:1 interviews by separate sw engineers that entailed detailed coding answers to various questions and some questions regarding the particular protocol (SNMP) in the development project.

    Interview Questions
    • Code a binary search tree, insert and delete functions   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, this was a contract position.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  San Diego, CA
    Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Cisco Systems in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    Got a interview after a job fair. It was my first interview and I feel I blew it.

    Interview Questions
    • How to reverse a signly linked list without using a extra node   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview Details

    All the interviewers were very friendly. My interviewers were more concerned with thought process than rote-memorizing things, and would give hints along the way if I was stumped at some part as long as you explained why. I was encouraged to explain what I was thinking if there was a long pause as I was writing pseudocode for a particular task.

    Interview Questions
    • -How to enqueue/dequeue a queue in a circular buffer with a read position pointing to the front and a write position to the back.   View Answer
    • -How many pointers are needed for removing an element in doubly-linked-list?   View Answer
    • -What does the assignment X=(X)&(X-1) do? Use this to count number of 1s in a number.   View Answers (3)
    No Offer
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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    written test followed by 2 technical rounds of interview and 1 hr followed by that.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer

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