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Updated Apr 4, 2014
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Senior Hardware Engineer Interview

Senior Hardware Engineer

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Microsoft in March 2011.

Interview Details – I love my job and when i was interviewed it was like am not gonna be employed but with my experience with order company they find me as the best for this possition..

Interview Question – I was asked a question about build of mini hardware system when i have lesser equipment. and some order questions i never think off.   Answer Question

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Senior Hardware Engineer Interview

Senior Hardware Engineer
Seattle, WA

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Microsoft in January 2013.

Interview Details – they didnt ask anything regarding to my last 6 years experience. they didnt ask the questions realted to the position. i am not sure if the interviewer was at my level of knowledge
they asked me how do i get information regarding to a component.... simple look at the datasheet. i dont find the interviewer was up to date with current developments on mobile technologies and electronics. the position was micrsoft new tab product design.. what a contrast....

Interview Question – no difficult question. actually basic questions came like low pass high pass filters, impulse response of some different signals to different simple circuits.. flip flops and opamps.. circuit theory as well as EMC EMI related questions.   View Answer

Reason for Declining – i didnt see it worthfull to leave europe for such arrogant type company and employees. their knowledge level was not higher. i didnt see a development from career point of view. at sum up of all my impression, microsoft is not a place to work

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Senior Hardware Engineer Interview

Senior Hardware Engineer
Redmond, WA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Microsoft in January 2009.

Interview Details – I loved the hiring process, very comprehensive and goes through different aspects

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