National Instruments Interview Questions

Updated Oct 20, 2014
Updated Oct 20, 2014
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    On campus interview followed by onsite interview

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Software Engineering Intern I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at National Instruments.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed at my college campus, met with the recruiter during a career fair and got the interview two weeks later. Took about 30 minutes, interviewer was friendly. Asked questions about why I was interested in working for NI, and what experiences I have had that would relate to the internship I was applying for. Ended with a technical question.

    Interview Questions
    • Question was on the complexity of an algorithm that randomly shuffled a typical deck of cards.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Standard procedure. Few behavioral questions and a couple of technical questions on linked lists, BST and arrays.

    Interview Questions
    • There was this question on shuffling a deck of cards. I was asked why the array length decreases at each iteration.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Software Engineer Intern Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at National Instruments.

    Interview Details

    One phone screen and an onsite. For phone screen, asked about projects and a basic data structures question for sorts. For onsite, asked me to draw a block diagram of how I would record our conversation and store in a flash drive plus an easy coding question. Interviewed with a Staff engineer and Manager. It was a fun interview overall.

    Interview Questions
    • Write one of Maxwell's Equations on the white board. Didn't see this coming at all but the Manager was just seeing if I saw things from an engineer's perspective or a physicist's perspective. Was just a fun time.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    None
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    ELP Summer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at National Instruments.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed after attending an on-campus career fair.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you determine what number from 0-100 is missing from an array of unsorted numbers.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    ELP Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at National Instruments.

    Interview Details

    They asked two behavioral questions and two technical questions. The technical questions were easy.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time when you had full control over a project to its completion.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at National Instruments.

    Interview Details

    The first part of the interview covered personality questions and a simple questions over my understanding of their products. The second part of the interview was technical and covered two software questions and two hardware questions.

    Interview Questions
    • As an electrical engineer, I was asked was asked to solve a hardware and a software problem how an ADC worked and explain the bit resolution. The software question asked to find the first non negative number in an assorted array ranging from negative to positive numbers.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation for the position. They offered $20.00 an hour and provide a large housing allowance
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Digital Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at National Instruments.

    Interview Details

    Design a FSM with two similar state.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at National Instruments.

    Interview Details

    On campus interview after career fair. Asked me to find the average of numbers in a binary search tree.

    No Offer
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    Software Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at National Instruments in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Call from career fair. Behavioral + a couple of technical problems.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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