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Ericsson-Worldwide Solution Architect Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 14, 2014
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Solutions Architect Interview

Solutions Architect

I applied through an employee referral and interviewed at Ericsson-Worldwide.

Interview Details – Telephonic Interview, then In-person one to one and then finally a panel interview at HQ

Interview Question – What would you do if your boss and boss's boss give you conflicting tasks?   View Answer


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Solution Architect Interview

Solution Architect

I applied in-person and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Ericsson-Worldwide.

Interview Details – Usually screened by a recruiter and then recommended to hiring managers. Hiring managers ask for interview. Each hiring manager will perform the interview in his/her own way. After getting through, usually 2nd interview by higher level manager especially for more senior positions. After that, interview by HR for package negotiations.

Interview Question – Can be anything - usually about your own weaknesses, and the difficult situations faced and how you solved it.   View Answers (2)

Negotiation Details – Not much negotiation room. Most important is an indication to hiring manager.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Difficult Interview

Solutions Architect Interview

Solutions Architect
Plano, TX

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Ericsson-Worldwide in November 2010.

Interview Details – -Internal interview process just consists of one on one interview with the manager of the group.
-Followed by a presentation to the panel of senor Architects and the manager to asses the skills of the candidate
- The candidate is required to do a presentation explaining their competencies, solution broadness along with other details such as consulting skills, technical skills and knowledge on company's product portfolio.

Interview Questions

  • In case of emergencies explain how the product support process should flow in order to efficiently manage and satisfy the customer   Answer Question
  • Explain your leadership style   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – - Ericsson does not provide much room for negotiation for internal transfers or job title changes


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Positive Experience

Average Interview

Solutions Architect Interview

Solutions Architect
Plano, TX

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Ericsson-Worldwide in March 2009.

Interview Details – Please be as detailed as possible - everything from your initial communications with the company, organization and planning of the interview, number and type of interviews, and any advice you might offer to other interview candidates. Bonus points for your perceptions of the people, office, and work culture.

Interview Question – How would you sell a solution to customer who is not ready to listen to you because of a bad delivery which our company did in past.   View Answer


No Offer

Negative Experience

Very Easy Interview

Solution Architect Interview

Solution Architect
Noida (India)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Ericsson-Worldwide in June 2014.

Interview Details – I have appeared for the interview in Ericsson India at Noida Office Sector -62 , 5th floor,Tower -A ,around 14:30 hrs , Here is my experience:
1)I have asked the Receptionist , there is no Receptionist only Guards are there on the Reception, I asked for the person who's name mentioned in the Call letter , Guard reply they don't know anything and asked me to call that person or leave the office .I said that i don't have the contact number , Guard said then it is very difficult to find anyone here .
2)I called back my consultant then after 20 minutes someone come and take my Resume with him
3)After 15 minutes 2 boys come looks more like boys and less Professional , asked me to come to a small room and starts interviewing me . I have 10+yrs of experience and those boys look like 2+ yrs of experience as the way they communicate and asked the questions .

Interview Question – Following questions asked from a 10+yrs Java Guy by Ericsson Hiring Team interviewing for the Architect level
1)What is UML
2)What is Serialization
3)What is the symbol for Association in ER diagram
4How u sort the file contaning the large amount of data in the form of String line a:232333,b:334343
5)On which version of java u have worked
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Difficult Interview

Solution Architect Interview

Solution Architect
Bangalore (India)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Ericsson-Worldwide in September 2011.

Interview Details – 2 rounds of technical interview, followed 1 Manager round and 2 rounds of HR

Interview Question – from HR: we cannot offer the running slab market rate   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Solution Architect Interview

Solution Architect
Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

I applied online - interviewed at Ericsson-Worldwide in September 2008.

Interview Details – it starts with phone interview with the line manager, and an HR representative. the interview, at high level probes if the applicant has suitable background, and check his integrity. after passing the phone interview, the applicant will be invited for af ace to face interview, where the line manager and HR representative will engage in more in depth discussions about the applicant experience.

Interview Question – most difficult question was about about my previous employer, which was a well known locally/regionally in my home country/region but not at global level.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Solutions Architect Interview

Solutions Architect
Cairo (Egypt)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Ericsson-Worldwide in October 2008.

Interview Details – Interview in Ericsson Egypt started with me through a 3rd party company while there tested my communication and language skills, then I had a 2 hours interview with 2 senior managers from Ericsson where I was able to present my technical and personal skills and my previous experience

Interview Question – Presenting a business case for one of my clients   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I didn't negotiate my salary as I had a good offer from the beginning


Accepted Offer

Negative Experience

Difficult Interview

Solutions Architect Interview

Solutions Architect
São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Ericsson-Worldwide in May 2011.

Interview Details – - One phone call done by a third party recruiter
- One phone call done by HR
- One interview done with a technician

The technical interview was made completely in english and focused on project issues that the company was experiencing at that time ( so be prepared for some tough questions especially about hard decisions).

The whole process took over 2 months , was pretty long , I actually did not spect to be hired due to this long time frame.

Interview Question – - What is your experience with VAS nodes ? How can you help us improve and manage our integration of VAS nodes ?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Pretty harsh , they fight for every penny.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Solutions Architect Interview

Solutions Architect

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 4 days - interviewed at Ericsson-Worldwide in December 2010.

Interview Details – Telephonic interview with manager and Head and thereafter HR round and salary negotiation. Not allowes to serve complete notice period but dis buy back

Interview Question – Nothing as such.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Telephonic interview with manager and Head and thereafter HR round and salary negotiation. Not allowes to serve complete notice period but dis buy back

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