EMC Interview Questions

Updated Apr 24, 2015
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    Field Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Tampa, FL
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at EMC (Tampa, FL) in August 2014.

    Interview

    Seven phone interviews with HR, hiring manager and supporting staff. NO feedback on why I was not selected to move forward. Asked both HR and hiring manager for feedback to no avail.

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  2.  

    Program Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at EMC.

    Interview

    Setting up the interviews didn't take too long. Had a phone screen and then an interview with the hiring manager. However, they never got back to me when they said they would.

    Interview Questions

  3.  

    Dispatch/Scheduling Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Draper, UT
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at EMC (Draper, UT) in August 2014.

    Interview

    Recruiter contacted after a week to schedule a phone interview. Called right on the dot, asked regular questions. passed to the on site interview. Manager who was interviewing was 20 minutes late, very unorganized.

    Interview Questions

    • All questions were very basic. Asked about how do you deal with stress, Where do you see yourself in 5 years etc.   Answer Question
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    Program Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at EMC in August 2014.

    Interview

    Interviewed with hiring manager and 3 other individuals. Have worked there in the past and they are familiar with work style. Other companies interviews were more high pressure, I think this was mostly a formality to get past since I have worked with a few and had good recommendations.

    Interview Questions

    • How was your experience with x department working here in the past? What are some improvements that could be made?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Waiting for the formal offer but have been told will be getting one.

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    Storage Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    No Offer

    Interview

    one phone interview with an engineer

    one phone interview with a manager

    one onsite interview with a group of engineer and the manager

    everyone is polite.

    Not every technical.

    5-10 technical questions.

    1 programming question, very basic.

    I was not an expert in storage technology and did not get an offer.

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    Princ Program Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at EMC.

    Interview

    Long process, in my instance. I can take months from the time you interview until the time yo get the position.
    Stuck me in a room while they paraded several people to talk to me

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiation

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    Senior Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hopkinton, MA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at EMC (Hopkinton, MA) in July 2014.

    Interview

    Applied online. Received call from HR within a day. He yawned in my ear for the entire call and apparently thought that was okay. Was a bit rude as well. After a few standard questions, went straight to salary requirements. This Sr. position salary was $6K lower than my previous job which was not sr. level. He said he would check on bonus or any other way to match that and get back to me the next day. I never heard from him again. Sent a follow up email a week later but he didn't have the courtesy to answer it.

    Very disappointing experience with this company that allegedly has such a great reputation. Imagine listening to someone yawning in your ear during an interview!

    Interview Questions

    • Out of the gate wanted to talk about salary and not much more.   Answer Question
  9. Helpful (1)  

    Service Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phila, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at EMC (Phila, PA).

    Interview

    It was many years ago when EMC was a few hundred people. I interviewed with two managers and was hired the next day. They didn't seem too concerned about whether I would cut it or not. They also hired another 20 guys, across the U.S. the same month. About 50% were gone 3 months later, by their own choice. It was a very hard company to work for then, If you didn't like the travel, all nighters, weekends, being called out of bed for a service call, you didn't make it.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Offer and acceptance. They offered a 20% raise from my previous job and I was 23. I said yes.

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    Technical Support Engineer II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at EMC.

    Interview

    Was initially hired on as one of the first GSAPs in Utah so my experience may be different than others. I had 1 technical interview over the phone and was given an offer.

    Interview Questions

    • Where to find the network config file on a Unix host.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Did not negotiate due to this being a GSAP position.

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    Intern QA Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at EMC (San Jose, CA).

    Interview

    It was a 1 hr on-site interview. 45 minutes with 1st interviewer. then 15 minutes with the second person. Mainly they wanted to know was about the projects I did. They had already filled that position. I dont know why they didnt cancelled mine then. They were encouraging me to apply for more positions in EMC itself, by saying "evenif you dont get this position, dont stop applying to EMC. you are good".

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