KLA-Tencor Software Engineer Interview Questions

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Software Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Milpitas, CA
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milpitas, CA
Application Details

I applied through other source. The process took 5+ weeks - interviewed at KLA-Tencor.

Interview Details

Phone interview, on-site interview

Interview Questions
Negotiation Details
I did not negotiate.
Accepted Offer
Neutral Experience
Average Interview

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Milpitas, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milpitas, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at KLA-Tencor.

    Interview Details

    One phone interview, followed by several 1-1 interview, some behavioral and some technical

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, the offer came, and they did not want to negotiate, take it or leave it. However, I got to choose my starting date.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at KLA-Tencor in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    The HR sent an e-mail with details on position. The hiring manager called me for the interview on phone. The call was about half an hour with details focussed on how work at current company was organized.

    Interview Questions
    • Can you explain in detail, on what your work time is organized, with split in time spent for various work activities. He wanted specific answers as to how this would be for the entire year.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    The process took a day - interviewed at KLA-Tencor in December 2010.

    Interview Details

    my background was in EE. Interviewed for software engr. one of the interviewer said position for software engr and looked at my resume few times and left. supposed to meet with 6 people but had interview with only 4.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Milpitas, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milpitas, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at KLA-Tencor in December 2010.

    Interview Details

    1 Telephonic interview if you clear this then onsite interview

    7 interviews on the onsite interview day, Some Resume based, Some C++, Some Java.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Software Engineer Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at KLA-Tencor in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    The written test was on interviewstreet 23 objective and 2 coding questions .

    Interview Questions
    • Stressed a lot on the oops concept (the only reason i was thrown out).   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at KLA-Tencor.

    Interview Details

    Written test – 75 mins
        
    More questions from C, C++, Data Structures and two programming questions, and the second half from normal aptitude.
    ·         First interview – 30 mins
    ·         Second interview – 60 mins
    ·         Final interview – 60 mins

    Interview Questions
    • Given a schenario and asked to model software design   View Answer
    No Offer
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Software Engineer Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days - interviewed at KLA-Tencor in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    The process was of an aptitude test followed by face to face interviews .
    The aptitude test had 10 aptitude questions,23 software output questions and 2 programming questions .Many we rejected after the aptitude round .
    Then face to face interviews .. Technical rounds based on C++,technical C++ , they ask you everything egs : class based stack and queue, matrix transformation programs,quick sort algorithm,constructors,pointers

    Interview Questions
    • technical C++ , they ask you everything egs : class based stack and queue, matrix transformation programs,quick sort algorithm,constructors,pointers   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 days - interviewed at KLA-Tencor.

    Interview Details

    It started as a phone-interview session.
    Started with C++: the routine testing on fundamentals of C++: vtable, rule of three.
    Design Patterns: Singleton. Can you code it in C++? If yes, then what about destructors?
    Data Structures: PhoneBook problem.
    Next 1:1 round went in programming related to Linked Lists, Merging Sorted arrays.
    Next 1:1 round: Open question in Large Data duplication: issues,scenarios,solutions.
    Group Interview round: Basics of C: different types of pointers: near,far,huge?
    How about handling large numbers? How to add/subtract them?
    Multi-dimensional arrays?

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a day - interviewed at KLA-Tencor in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    They ask you more about the way you think and a little bit about your technical background and they make sure that you know how to write code, doesnt have to be in the same language they use. they are willing to train you and help you gain skills in new languages.

    Interview Questions
    • Give me a time that you failed, what did you learn and how did you make it a successful experience?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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