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LSI Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 27, 2014
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Average Interview

Project Trainee Interview

Project Trainee

Interviewed at LSI

Interview Details – HR will give a phone call for announcing interview process and date and also she/he will send a JD .

Interview Question – Hardware related questions   Answer Question

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Graduate Engineer Trainee Interview

Graduate Engineer Trainee

I applied through college or university and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at LSI.

Interview Details – On campus recruitment drive.
A written test containing questions on C (inclined towards Embedded scenarios), Operating Systems basics, and some really good puzzles.

Interview Question – No such unexpected question. Some good questions on C, Linux drivers, followed by some puzzles!   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation since the position was for an intern/trainee.

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Easy Interview

Administrative Assistant Interview

Administrative Assistant

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 months - interviewed at LSI in February 2010.

Interview Details – From the initial communication until the job offer it took more than 3 months to complete.

Interview Question – What is the most stressful situation you have been in and how did you get out of it?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – The salary was stated one way at the beginning with the recruiter but changed once the offer was given.

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Principal Program Manager Interview

Principal Program Manager
San Jose, CA

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at LSI in March 2012.

Interview Details – 2 tier interview process: phone, in person hiring manager, followed by department manager. Intense interview, not very technical.

Interview Question – How to deal with uncooperative functional managers.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Take it or leave it.

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Positive Experience

Average Interview

Membership Services Interview

Membership Services
Fremont, CA

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at LSI in June 2009.

Interview Details – Group Interview, then one on one

Interview Question – Why do you want to work here   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Terrible.

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Market Analyst Interview

Market Analyst
Colorado Springs, CO

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at LSI in April 2013.

Interview Details – It was a simple phone interview followed by a 1-1. People were friendly.

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Positive Experience

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Systems Engineer Interview

Systems Engineer
Colorado Springs, CO

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at LSI in February 2011.

Interview Details – A simple telephonic interview followed by an onsite full day interview.

Reason for Declining – Got a better offer elsewhere.

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Senior Software Engineer Interview

Senior Software Engineer

I applied online and the process took 8+ weeks - interviewed at LSI in September 2012.

Interview Details – Hiring process took over 5 weeks with 16 interview. I spoke with every team member plus executive staff plus managers from other divisions. Be aware that of the date cutoff's LSI uses for Salary, bonus, vacations etc... There is no flexibility once a date has been past

Interview Question – It was the same interview 16 times, there was no mystery in what they were looking for   Answer Question

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Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 months - interviewed at LSI in August 2009.

Interview Details – Phone interview followed by onsite interview with multiple people. Nothing unusual

Interview Question – none   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I accepted the offer

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No Offer

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Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer

Interviewed at LSI

Interview Details – I met the recruiter on career fair. They gave me an on campus interview on the next day, and we had a 30 min talk. Mostly it is a behavior one, just a little technical.

Interview Question – What's volatile key word in C++   Answer Question

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