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Engineering Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Huntsville, AL
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Huntsville, AL
Application Details

I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at SAIC in October 2010.

Interview Details

The interview process was extremely comfortable and helpful. The interviewers were approachable and friendly. They asked questions that really took the approach of finding out who you are and what you are capable of. This was very much unlike the interview process I had gone through with other major software/IT companies.

Interview Questions
  • Describe a leadership position you were in and a problem that you were able to overcome.   Answer Question
Negotiation Details
They offered me a package that was above what I had expected, so in the current economic environment I didn't feel like I had much of a position to negotiate.
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  McLean, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in McLean, VA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a day - interviewed at SAIC in December 2008.

    Interview Details

    very quick

    Interview Questions
    • Mostly just technical questions - can't remember the exacts   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    they offered the minimum I told I would accept
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 5 days - interviewed at SAIC in August 2008.

    Interview Details

    Pretty standard interview process, I was interviewing for fresh out of school programmers position. The phone interview had some basic c/c++, web and db questions. Nothing too fancy.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a day - interviewed at SAIC in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    Contacted by SAIC recruiter - Next was telephone interview with Senior Management of SAIC section - Next was Filling out all of the application paperwork and taking my urinalysis for drug screening. I traveled to MD for a face to face interview with the Project Manager and the Senior Manager of the Division => Pointed questions asked looking for short concise answers with loaded content, they had done their homework and knew a lot about me already. Do not try and Buffalo Charge your way through - it would be a short interview!
    Perception of the personnel is they like their jobs and what they do very much; most of the men are retired military and know the job inside out, very professional. The offices are very nice modern with free coffee mess including sodas. The work culture is not driven by the managers being Simon Legree, but they hire personnel that like to work and are proud of the product they produce; All work together as a team and when there are sticky spots all pull together to find solutions. The professionalism of the management seems to have filtered down to the rest of the team and they pay well with good benefits.

    Interview Questions
    • What is the process you would follow to initiate and follow through for a complete site approval package?   View Answer
    • Situational ethical questions on workplace with employers, Contract personnel, fellow employees   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I was able to negotiate for an extra benefit, however, don't get to hung up on what you think you are worth in side packages because if they percieve you are too greedy they will put you on the "We will call you" list.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days - interviewed at SAIC in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    I was cold-called by a recruiter who knew that I was losing coverage for my current position. The recruiter told me that my current salary was significantly higher than what this out-of-state position could offer but still wanted to arrange a phone interview with the Project Manager. I agreed and after the first interview which went fine, the PM wanted a 2nd interview to include his technical staff. I was not as prepared as I should have been for the 2nd interview and it did not go as well as I would have liked. I have not heard anything back and I decided not pursue it any farther since it was for a job that would require non-reimbursable relocation for less yearly salary. It was a good learning experience for future interviews.

    Interview Questions
    • The tough questions were technical and pointed asking things like "What is your experience with <XYZ>?"   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 days - interviewed at SAIC in July 2010.

    Interview Details

    Initially contacted quickly and went to one location for an interview. Went to dinner the night before, then gave a presentation of my work to a panel of employees, had a very quick one-on-one interview, then tour of the facility. I was then taken to the airport for my return flight. I was told I would be called the next week to set up another interview in another location. I never received a call back, and my follow-up phone call was not returned (just an email acknowledging the phone call). Received an email a few weeks later about them wanting to have a follow up discussion. I replied accordingly. I have never received a call - it has been over a month since the interview and no contact or feedback has been given to me. That's life I guess.

    Interview Questions
    • What kind of work are you interested in?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at SAIC in February 2008.

    Interview Details

    Archaic office environment

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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