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Cisco Systems Software Engineer Interview Questions & Reviews in Research Triangle Park, NC

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Software Engineer
Research Triangle Park, NC

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Cisco Systems in September 2013.

Interview Details – call from recruiter. had 2technical interviews one for java and other for sql skills. and then on site interview with team members and manager

Interview Question – none   View Answer


Accepted Offer

Negative Experience

Very Easy Interview

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer
Research Triangle Park, NC

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Cisco Systems in November 2009.

Interview Details – Simple technical questions - mostly networking knowledge and coding/debugging skills

Interview Question – write a code that finds a prime number   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – asked for relocation and got it


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Software Engineering Interview

Software Engineering
Research Triangle Park, NC

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Cisco Systems in January 2009.

Interview Details – I got a call asking me to come in and do an interview. The interview was scheduled for the next day. I did the interview and they said they would call me. The next day I got a call to do another interview thinking it was a continuation of the same group but it was from another manager. I did the interview and the next day I was called by HR asking what I wanted for pay and sign on bonus. I was offered a choice both jobs. I chose the position I wanted and received an offer letter the next day.

Interview Question – On the board draw a diagram of a system they were interested in.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – They gave me what I asked for.


No Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer
Research Triangle Park, NC

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Cisco Systems in October 2010.

Interview Details – very basic data structure and algorithm questions, How do you reverse a singly linked list? Write a C program to reverse a string. Write C code to check if an integer is a power of 2 or not in a single line? Things like that, I was ill prepared though

Interview Question – Write C code to check if an integer is a power of 2 or not in a single line?   View Answers (5)

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