Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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Helpful (1)No OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at L-3 Communications.
Face-to-face first interview after telephone screening by recruiter. Minimal technical inquiries, mostly just describing and expounding on resume entries. Interviewer had minimal knowledge of the actual position interviewing for, but this was only the initial interview. Additional interviews would have been necessary with a technical expert and hiring manager. Overall experience was average at best.
- Describe "XX" on your resume. Answer Question
- No OfferNegative ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at L-3 Communications.
Took over a month after submitting application to have HR reach out to me. Once I arrived for my in person interview all but one of the 5 hiring managers were late. Once they arrived they seemed like it was a task to even be doing interviews. After the interview it took two weeks to hear from HR in an automated email that they had chosen another candidate. I wasn't very impressed with there staffs professionalalism
- No OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at L-3 Communications (Fort Bragg, NC) in September 2015.
The phone interview was a very positive experience. We discussed my background as well as my goals. The interviewer shared what the ideal candidate would bring to the table. That person also informed me of the daily functions of the position. The questions asked were pertinent. Also, the interviewer was direct but friendly. I did not feel uncomfortable.
- 5 year goals 1 Answer
- No OfferNeutral ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at L-3 Communications (Lubbock, TX) in September 2015.
I went to a first interview that resulted from talking to them at my college's job fair. So in my case, the day after the job fair I went in for a 30 minutes interview one-on-one with a software project lead. The interviewer had a generic form of questions he was required to ask and fill out first. Some programming background questions and a few behavioral. Nothing to unusual. After that, the interview turned into a more open format. They did allow for me to ask questions, but in my case the interviewer spent the remaining time getting a better feel of my experience and strengths than just answering my questions. It was a pretty simple interview. I assume that there is likely a second round of interviews on site and last longer.
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at L-3 Communications (Salt Lake City, UT) in September 2015.
The interview consisted of a panel of six departmental managers. Despite being grilled by six people at one time, the interview was fairly casual and not terribly intimidating. Each person took turns asking questions. Most of the questions dealt with workplace situations (what would you do if this happened, and how would you resolve it?). There were a series of standard questions that were mandatory for DOD industry. Mostly for background checks, citizenship, etc.
- How do you deal with stress after work. 1 Answer
- Accepted OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at L-3 Communications (Denver, CO).
HR calls with screening interview. If you pass the interview, you will be called back with additional phone interviews or asked to visit in person for 1:1, and/or panel interviews. The interview experience can take all day long depending on the situation. If panel interviews, expect a full day of interviews with panel and 1:1's.
Pleasant experience. total time was 24 hours.
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at L-3 Communications.
There were 2 interviews. The first was with 3 managers looking for an engineer and it felt kinda like the third degree. There were a lot of questions regarding my experience with different subjects, situations and computer programs and even questions about me personally. I didn't expect a second interview, but the second was a lot more relaxed. It was with the people I would be working with if offered the job. It was mainly to see if our personalities would clash.
- How do you approach conflict? Answer Question
- Declined OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at L-3 Communications (Crestview, FL) in August 2015.
I had a surprise phone interview with 3 senior level engineers. Basic questions from my resume, asked me if I am willing to come to Florida for a F2F the following week. They paid for my trip to Crestview Florida. Panel Interview with 6 engineers and facility tour.
- If you had to speak to someone about changing a process in the facility, and that person has more experience than you, what steps would you take to be able to talk them through it, especially if they don't want to change it? 1 Answer
- What motivates you? Answer Question
- Tell me more about your project. Answer Question
- What makes you a good candidate for this position? Answer Question
- Why did you choose to become an Industrial Engineer? Answer Question
- No OfferNeutral ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at L-3 Communications (San Diego, CA) in August 2015.
first phone screen interview and another one in site... 5 hours.. 5 to 6 people.. the point is.. you can answer everything.. if one of them do not like you.. you are out!
- 1) Describe a linux device driver and your experience with linux embedded 2) What kind of RTOS you used ? 3) How do you handle memory leaks and buffer overflow ? techniques.. tools... methodology... in c and C++ 4) What is STL ? What classes you used ? 5) What the size of a pointer ? 6) What is the size of a structure ? 7) Invert a linked list. On this case it is a pointer inversion not data.. it was not clear 8) On layer 2, how the device discover the MAC address 9) Define RTP and SIP 10) How a video streaming work ? How the video streaming are broadcasted ? 11) Have you worked with SMP ? How the kernel handles it 12) What is faster ? heap or stack ? why ? 13) Why virtual methods are necessary ? 14) Define up and down casting 15) Then the last interviewer is the director. He asked for a question "What is your passion ?" Answer Question
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 5+ weeks. I interviewed at L-3 Communications (Tampa, FL) in July 2015.
Four 30 min sessions. Software lead, engineer director, H.R., general mgr. Asked technical questions mostly about new technologies. General Mgr mostly talked about the direction of the company. Where i would like to be in the future. My enthusiasm, willingness to work long hours, doing whatever it takes to develop our highly sophisticated products.
- How committed am i to promote company growth. Am i in for the long haul. 1 Answer
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