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Principal Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
Application Details

I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at EMC in April 2009.

Interview Details

They want to see flexibility that you have many useable skillsets and are a team player with high energy.

Interview Questions
  • 1. Describe the OSI model layers and explain in details how it works and how it is used for troubleshooting.?   View Answers (2)
  • Describe a recent issue you troubleshoot in detailed problem that shows from the start to finish the steps involved in resolving the issue in great deta ?   Answer Question
  • Describe what a forward and reverse look up is and describe how you would go about fixing a tombstone DNS entry ?   Answer Question
  • Describe the handshaking negotiation process between two clients in reference to a network packet capture ?   Answer Question
Reasons for Declining

Position responsibilities was not what was originally advertised by recruiter. It more of a MIS Operations oreintated position instead of product specific . This is not the position that I was lead to believe it was.

Declined Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

Other Interview Reviews for EMC

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    Principal Engineer Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at EMC in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    2 rounds of interview, then an interview with HR.

    Interview Questions
    • Many aspects of the Java Stack were covered - basic ones   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Principal Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at EMC.

    Interview Details

    One telephonic and one face to face.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

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