I applied through a recruiter and interviewed at Intersil.
Interview Details – Very professional in all aspects. I was first approached by search agent. The job details well communicated. Telephone contact was followed by stringent technical interview on site. There was a second on-site interview including a teleconference with remote site. There was telephone follow-up, then a written job offer with full details and contract highlights.
Interview Question – Thorough technical interrogation about operational amplifier design. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Intersil in September 2012.
Interview Details – I had an initial phone interview with HR, than a technical interview with the hiring manager and her boss. General technical stuff to make sure I wouldn't waste any ones time in the all day technical interviews. There was a lot of selling the company. I asked about the recent layoff and they assured me that Intersil was 'right sized'.
Interview Question – I was asked questions about A-D converters. The interviewer wanted to see how well I could reason out how they're specified because I admitted I have limited experience with them. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – They met the salary I asked for even though it was above the pay range for the position I was applying for. Apparently the CEO signed off on bumping the job title up a level.
I applied through college or university and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Intersil.
Interview Details – Phone Screening --> Phone Interview --> Technical Interview --> Management Call
Interview Question – Diode Conduction loss calculation for DC-DC buck converter. Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Intersil.
Interview Details – 3 interviews, 1 on phone and on sites with different folks
Interview Question – On site debugg a problem at the lab Answer Question
Negotiation Details – OK, basically , they offer you , you take it or leave it
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Intersil in June 2009.
Interview Details – Initially a phone screen after my former boss submitted my resume. A 3 hour on-site interview followed by lunch.
Interview Question – Most of the questions are very straight forward about Product Engineering tasks. No difficult questions. How to set limits, how to improve yields, how to sustain products, how is new product development process works, how is characterization and qualification done? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – They increased the offer by 5% after I submitted other offers to them.
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Intersil in August 2011.
Interview Details – Review all details of resume. Probed specific experiences. Listened to what you know about specific experiences. Offered culture information.
Interview Question – Are you capable of managing many tasks at one time? ....that change frequently. View Answer
Very Difficult Interview
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Intersil in May 2009.
Interview Details – The people doing the interview were nice enough but, the interview lasted 8 hrs. I felt like i was getting grilled for a PhD thesis.
Interview Question – Show me a design you've worked on. Answer Question
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4 days - interviewed at Intersil in January 2008.
Interview Details – Massive process, lasting multiple sessions for several days and different locations. Very poorly managed, a complete waste of time as they did not get what they were looking for, and neither I did.
Interview Question – List all the possible uses for a diode View Answers (3)
I applied through other source and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Intersil.
Interview Details – The HR/recruiter was very professional and courteous. There was a phone interview with 2 managers followed by an on-site interview with 5-6 interviewers. After I accepted the offer, they actually waited for me for almost 6 months before I could join (because of certain restrictions) which was very nice of them.
Interview Question – Nothing in particular. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Not much negotiation since it was my first job. I could get only about 4% more than the initial verbal offer.
I applied through other source and the process took a day - interviewed at Intersil in January 2010.
Interview Details – Friendly group and interview
Interview Question – How do you handle multiple projects at once? View Answer
Negotiation Details – Easy to work with
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