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Updated Aug 13, 2014
Updated Aug 13, 2014
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Anonymous Employee  in  Portland, OR
Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
Application Details

I interviewed through a staffing agency - interviewed at Intel Corporation.

Interview Details

I applied for a contract position here and I was interviewed by a manger who has 16 years experience at Intel, Portland. I have a experience of 5 years in the software industry and I was applying for jobs after a 2 years break in my career due to family reasons. I had worked on a startup idea and built and published an app and that was my recent experience. The manager just started off by belittling my skills and experience. His exact words were "Why did it take you so long to complete and publish this application? Wasn't there any one behind you with a stick (to beat you) while you were working on this app? ". I was horrified by the language used by the interviewer and I never followed up with them with the next steps after this experience. I was not asked many technical questions or anything about my previous experience. I don't know what was wrong with this interviewer or if any other interviewer was shadowing him, but I also found him giggling and talking while I was answering his questions. If they did not find my skills aligned to the position during the interview or if they already found another candidate for this position, there was a dignified and decent way of letting me know about it. I found an amazing opportunity with a company larger than Intel and I am very happy at my current position.

No Offer
Negative Experience
Easy Interview

Other Interview Reviews for Intel Corporation

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hillsboro, OR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hillsboro, OR
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Intel Corporation in January 2009.

    Interview Details

    It really depends on the team you interview with. Generally we hire folks as contractors and then if they work out we try to bring them on as full time. A phone interview to screen and then an in person interview if things go well.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    lots of questions about searching routine

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Intel Corporation.

    Interview Details

    First 2 phone calls, then I was invited for on-site interview. Next week the offer was extended.

    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Phoenix, AZ
    Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Intel Corporation.

    Interview Details

    Had applied through job fair.Got a call from manager. Had an HR round. Then was called onsite for interview to Arizona. Four rounds. One HR and 3 technical. Asked a lot about C# and ASP.net. A little database concepts too like normalization...etc Also had kind of a lunch interview at The Cheesecake factory..

    Interview Questions
    • Their manager from Oregon asked me to justify my GPA which was 3.5..asked why 0.5 was missing..   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Folsom, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Folsom, CA
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Intel Corporation in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    An engineer contacted me and asked some questions regarding my resume and work experience and then asked to come for an on-site interview. No formal phone interview. The on-site interview was for about 5 hours with 5 engineers. No HR interview.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    The compensation was not competitive.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 4 people found this helpful  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hillsboro, OR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hillsboro, OR
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Intel Corporation in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted on Jan 2013 telling my resume was present in their system and they would like to consider me for a Software Engineering position in the Manufacturing Department in Hillboro, OR. I took phone interviews in 2 weeks and was invited Onsite in a month after my phone interview. The interview over the phone was mainly a discussion in my resume , technical questions on the skills listen on my resume, simple array program. I was asked to coordinate with their travel agency in booking tickets and hotel. The Hotel shuttle took me to the main RA1 campus. I checked in, got my guest badge and was escorted to the interview room by a representative. I had 4 rounds of interviews with 3 to 2 people every time. Met 9 different people over all and also continued over a lunch discussion. I was asked behavioural questions most of the time and some technical questions like writing a piece of code on Paper. Mostly objective questions were asked based on the concepts I listed on my resume. I got a reply the immidiate evening telling I have a good feedback and will be let known next week about the next step in the process. Next week I was told offer has been initiated and was asked to provide my Visa, Employment History details. And by the end of that week I was told I have got an offer and would be contacted soon

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked some simple puzzle questions too. Like river crossing one and also how to measure 4 quarts with 3 and 5 quart mugs in hand. Some mathematical type puzzle questions simple ones. I stumbled upon a very simple array sort and merge as on concentrating on tough questions I couldn't solve a very simple question.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Will update soon
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hillsboro, OR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hillsboro, OR
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 6 weeks - interviewed at Intel Corporation in October 2009.

    Interview Details

    Contacted for phone interview, had to answer specific questions about previous experience

    Interview Questions
    • I had an unexcepected C question regarding stack sorting   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Did not negotiative as my company was laying off
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took a day - interviewed at Intel Corporation in April 2012.

    Interview Details

    Recruiter called me for a phone interview

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Hillsboro, OR
    Anonymous Employee in Hillsboro, OR
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at Intel Corporation.

    Interview Details

    Applied through Intel's website...... After a few weeks was contacted by the Hiring Manager...The Manager of the group where I applied.... Asked me questions regarding my CV.... asked about few projects that I had on my CV... then some behavioral questions...but no technical questions... Then informed me that I will have 1 or 2 technical interviews..... The only problem I had with the procedure was that one of the interviewer send me an email without explicitly telling me that it is the same position I already had my pre-technical interview and asked me for sometime on the same day.... I took it as a pre-technical interview of another position... (as I applied for multiple Intern positions so I wasnt sure).... My mistake was to accept the interview request.... I wasnt ready for it at that time.. and I was not properly informed.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions on String Comparisons and checking different attributes   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

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