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Exelis Interview Questions & Reviews in Clifton, NJ

Updated Jun 10, 2014
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Junior Member of Technical Staff Interview

Junior Member of Technical Staff
Clifton, NJ

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Exelis in June 2010.

Interview Details – They called in Career Day at the time. 32 students were brought in from various colleges and universities and were all subjected to a 1:1 interview with 4 different people for the entire day. 16 of us were actually selected back in Fall 2009 and that was last time we've actually had a career day since.

Interview Question – Describe your experience in programming a microcontroller.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – No negotiation, they offered me what I requested.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Difficult Interview

Business Analyst III Interview

Business Analyst III
Clifton, NJ

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 6 months - interviewed at Exelis in July 2009.

Interview Details – Panel interview. Finance, HR, Business Strategy, and maybe a few others. Hiring process is SLOW. So be prepared to wait it out. They'll come back with an OK salary at first. Haggle a bit, they have room to play.

Interview Question – If you would be any type of office furniture, what would you be?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Yes, negotiate! Always try for more than the initial offer. And get a sign-on bonus!


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Engineering Interview

Engineering
Clifton, NJ

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Exelis in January 2008.

Interview Details – Phone followed by one to one interview. Interviewed with more than three engineers, interview was long and was asked a lot of detailed technical and theoretical question.

Interview Question – Live diagnosis of problem(s) in a system   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Electronic Technician Interview

Electronic Technician
Clifton, NJ

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Exelis.

Interview Details – I was hired through an employmeny agency. Unless you have a relative or a friend who is a long time employee, there is no other way to get hired here.

Interview Question – Wanted to know who I knew with the company.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There was no negotiating. The salary for my position was fixed.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Finance Interview

Finance
Clifton, NJ

The process took a day - interviewed at Exelis in September 2010.

Interview Details – Very friendly interview, basics of the accounting statements, recent news, a little about yourself

Interview Question – What are the three acct statements how are they related and used   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Systems Engineer Interview

Systems Engineer
Clifton, NJ

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Exelis in November 2009.

Interview Details – I submitted my resume at my college's career fair and was contacted within a couple weeks that myself along with 30 other candidates were selected. A career day was scheduled at their facility which consisted of a half day of touring the company and the other half on a series of 4 interviews. The interviews were not highly technical and very laid back. They basically wanted to know about my previous experience and educational accomplishments.

Interview Questions

Negotiation Details – I did not negotiate the offer I simply chose my start date. Offer was very competitive and the benefits package was one of the best in the industry.


Accepted Offer

Negative Experience

Difficult Interview

Senior Master Scheduler Interview

Senior Master Scheduler
Clifton, NJ

I applied through other source and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Exelis in June 2009.

Interview Details – Interviewers were disorganized. Hiring process took two months

Interview Question – In the past if a cam wouldnt give you information, how will you get it   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Long

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