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Nortel Networks Interview Questions

Updated Oct 9, 2014
Updated Oct 9, 2014
41 Interview Reviews

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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Nortel Networks in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    Interview was good and face to face was about an hour long. Manager and other people in the interview was nice. They let me ask a lot of questions. They made me feel that I already had the job.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    It took about 3 weeks to get all the paper work and on boarding process completed.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Technical Support Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    interviewed at Nortel Networks in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    Initial coms : written and email contact.
    2 interviews the same day, 1 with supervisor which was very detailed, second with HR
    which was very very good. Perception of people : very open minded, informative and easy going, office very good, work culture very good.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a business case where customer disagrees on your contributions and doesnt change his opinion, what would you do ?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Network Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Cruz, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Cruz, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Nortel Networks in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    People I met during the interview process were really helpful. Scheduling interviews was easy as the employees displayed a lot of flexibility. They were looking for someone who is motivated to work for the company and fluent in Network protocols they support. In the end, I was probably not Senior enough for the job.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked a lot of BGP questions, some of which were difficult. Some of the more obscure commands also came-up and caught me off guard.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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  5.  

    Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    As I was internal candidate, interview process was not that stricy .They mainly focussed on my product knowledge as it was inbound Product Mgmt position. My previous role was escallation lead for the same product line . They have checked my indepth domain knowledge, communication skill and social skill to match with the existing team

    Negotiation Details
    I didn't negotiate much as I was eagerly waiting for the position
    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Ingénieur Principal du Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Valbonne (France)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Valbonne (France)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Nortel Networks.

    Interview Details

    Un total de cinq entretiens avec différentes personnes (ressources humaines, personnel technique, directeur).

    Negotiation Details
    Négociation facile
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Plano, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Plano, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Nortel Networks in February 2013.

    Interview Details

    I had a total of 3 interviews. Overall, I would say it was a positive experience. The work environment is friendly and you can tell that there are a good number of people who work from home. They had a snack area that was free which was a good idea. I would like to work there.

    Interview Questions
    • They had for a question about Object Oriented designed which was pretty obscure.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Nortel Networks.

    Interview Details

    Technical interviews - a full day process.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
  9.  

    Sales Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Nortel Networks in January 2009.

    Interview Details

    This interview took place several years ago...not sure if it applies.
    It was an internal hire so the interviewer knew me and we focused on the technology and where the business was going, how to grow it, etc.

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult question was how to grow a certain business given the fact that it might not be the 'core' business driver for Nortel as a whole   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Very straightforward.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Program Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Great work environment. Easy hiring process.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Nortel Networks in January 2009.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed with the entire group at once.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation necessary.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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