Raytheon BBN Technologies
Raytheon BBN Technologies Interview Questions & Reviews in Boston, MA
Getting an Interview
Software Engineer Graduate Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Raytheon BBN Technologies.
Interview Details – Was more casual than most interviews, first had a phone interview where they asked about my background and when I would like to appear for the interview. The next was onsite where I was interviewed by 4-5 people and had to do an hour long presentation. Overall the interview went fairly well and everybody were extremely friendly.
Interview Question – There weren't any specific questions, the interview was more on my background and getting to know the company well. Answer Question
Summer Intern Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Raytheon BBN Technologies in April 2013.
Interview Details – almost asking about former experiences and projects that relating to the positions. Not too much tech question but ask for research experience. Met 4 engineers/scientists and 1 HR at onsite
Interview Question – asking some algorithm and machine learning question Answer Question
Senior Scientist Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Raytheon BBN Technologies.
Interview Details – I had a phone interview, followed by an all-day in-person 1-1 interviews with 8 people (including one HR person in the morning).
Interview Question – Most questions were about work I had done in my PhD, what kind of work I wanted to do going forward, business cases I saw in moving my work forward. They tried to gauge if I was truly motivated by what I do, and whether I saw the practical end-goals and business potential for sub-areas within my field of expertise. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I did not negotiate my salary offer, except for a relocation fee which they immediately accepted.
Scientist Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 8+ weeks - interviewed at Raytheon BBN Technologies.
Interview Details – The process began with a short phone screen with the hiring manager, discussing my resume, the position, and the group.
They scheduled an onsite visit, putting me up in a nearby hotel the night before. The interview was about 5 hours in total, speaking individually with different team members.
Interview questions ranged from talking about past research to basic FizzBuzz-type software-coding questions.
Interview Question – A detailed question about some research I'd done 9 years ago. (The research was relevant to the position, so this was not a surprising avenue of questioning.) Answer Question
Software Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Raytheon BBN Technologies in June 2009.
Interview Details – for internship, interview with 1 software guy, 1 hardware guy and 1 manager
Interview Question – how to identify a sound source if you have several microphone. Answer Question