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Updated Mar 17, 2014
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Quality Engineer Interview

Quality Engineer

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at MathWorks.

Interview Details – Technical Phone interview. Knowledge-based questions.
1, Difference between Java and C++ as regards memory management. Detailed questions about garbage collector in Java.
2, Override v.s overload
3, What is DOM

Interview Question – Every skill you wrote in your "skills" section in my resume is being asked   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Quality Engineer Interview

Quality Engineer

Interviewed at MathWorks

Interview Details – Presentation in front of the interview team. Followed by individual team member interview

Interview Question – Technical question can get difficult but nothing you can't handle if you go prepared   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Quality Engineer Interview

Quality Engineer

Interviewed at MathWorks

Interview Details – Very intense - 1 presentation to a group of around 10 people, followed by one on one rounds with 5 people

Interview Question – All the areas of the questions were expected but quite challenging   Answer Question


No Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

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Quality Engineer
Natick, MA

I interviewed at MathWorks in August 2013.

Interview Details – a phone interview by group manager. She is kind. There are questions on java. I am not cs background. Get an rejection because I am not familar with Java.

Interview Question – Java Qustions   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

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Quality Engineer
Natick, MA

I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at MathWorks in April 2013.

Interview Details – Initial Phone Screen, Technical phone interview, Programming interview and HR phone interview.
Onsite: Presentation followed by 5 one to one interviews including HR. Interviewers were mostly cool and friendly.There are occasional hard questions.Didn't answer all the questions,but able to make it.

Interview Question – Write a program to find no of common tangents to two circles   Answer Question


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Quality Engineer Interview

Quality Engineer
Natick, MA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4 days - interviewed at MathWorks in May 2013.

Interview Details – I had a single technical phone interview. It was a two person panel and they went over my resume and some coding and technical aspects.The response from the officials was quick and informative. Well, even the decision that I wasn't a ideal match was quick too.

Interview Question – What are handles in matlab and how are they used?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Quality Engineer Interview

Quality Engineer
Natick, MA

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at MathWorks in February 2012.

Interview Details – Phone Screen
- 3 phone interview

On site
1 presentation (1 hour)
5 people - 1:1 interview (9:00 ~ 2:00)

Interview Question – Can you trust unit test
How much
any what could be wrong.
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Negotiation Details – Asked salary match since offer was lower than current salary.


Declined Offer

Negative Experience

Average Interview

Quality Engineer Interview

Quality Engineer
Natick, MA

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at MathWorks in January 2011.

Interview Details – 2 Phone Interviews, 1 Site Interview, and a 45 minutes presentation.

The questions were easy, but they were tricky.
MATLAB, C, and C++ in dept experience. Some questions were more developer like.
This company does not pay well, and people did not seem cool to work with. There were a lot of Indian people.

Interview Questions

  • given a factorial equation
    f(n) = n*f(n-1)
      Answer Question
  • Given a couple of broken C++ files
    - Tell line by line what it is doing
    - Is there anything wrong with each line

    Implement the factorial algorithm in MATLAB -> Sort the factorial -> Save the .mat file -> load it back on
      View Answer

Reason for Declining – Better Offer From a Another Company


No Offer

Negative Experience

Easy Interview

Quality Engineering Interview

Quality Engineering
Boston, MA

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at MathWorks in February 2011.

Interview Details – Got reference through a friend.I was asked basic questions about my research work and some concepts on computer architecture

Interview Question – what is computer architecture   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Quality Engineer Interview

Quality Engineer

Interviewed at MathWorks

Interview Details – I have submitted online an application for general consideration and after a month I have been contacted by mail. I have been asked some general questions about my personal background: knolwedge of Matlab, C/C++, Java, experience in GUI, experience in development tools, and personal experiences realated to team working skills.

Interview Question – There were no technical questions.   Answer Question

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