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Embedded Software Developer
San Diego, CA

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Qualcomm.

Interview Details – Phone interview followed by on site

Phone interview consists of only basic questions on resume and some questions on C and OS

Interview Question – Adding value in an array
Char value added and sorted Linked list insert a value in it
DSP questions Filter design
OS concepts like scheduling , semaphore , mutex
Write C code for convolution
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Embedded Software Developer
San Diego, CA

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Qualcomm in June 2011.

Interview Details – The phone interview lasted only half an hour.
Question included
1. What is the difference between tcp and udp.
2. What is virtual memory
3. What is static variable
4. How to change a string to integer

Interview Question – Socket programmimg   Answer Question


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Embedded Software Developer Interview

Embedded Software Developer
San Diego, CA

I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Qualcomm in January 2012.

Interview Details – phone interview 1 hr, waited 2 weeks; in person interview with 6 people 1 hr each, waited 2 weeks; everyone is encouraging and makes you feel like you'll get the job but you won't.

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  • phone interview operating systems- priority inversion, ISR & interrupt vector table, order of complexity of sorting algorithms   Answer Question
  • in person interviews about everything from multiple inheritance, static keyword, volatile, semaphores, program stack vs. heap, float to int conversion, set/clear bits, swap string in place, linked list insert node, pretty standard questions but a lot of them, it depends on what each person wants to ask you   Answer Question


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Embedded Software Developer Interview

Embedded Software Developer
San Diego, CA

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Qualcomm in September 2011.

Interview Details – Schedule a phone interview .
Asked mostly about projects on resume and wireless technologies .
Explain CDMA, LTE etc.

Interview Question – Questions related to LTE, 3G n 4G technology, CDMA, Embedded Systems and Basic software skills.   Answer Question


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Embedded Software Developer Interview

Embedded Software Developer

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Qualcomm in May 2012.

Interview Details – I applied online, and get a email from HR. She arranged a phone interview for me two weeks later.

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