SanDisk Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 24, 2014
Updated Aug 24, 2014
127 interviews

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  1.  

    Commodity Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 5 days - interviewed at SanDisk in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    Interview with the hiring manager and their team is not easy , the questions they asked will need to you to describe all the jobs experiences you have in your previous job , what you do and how you handle all the critical situation

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
  2.  

    Regional Sales Manager Interview

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

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 4 months - interviewed at SanDisk in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    Went through 9 in-person and phone interviews. Hiring manager likes to have several candidates in the pool and does not go with you simply because you are the best one. They like to have several points of comparison,

    Negotiation Details
    Negotiation was simple. Countered and got what I asked for,
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Field Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at SanDisk.

    Interview Details

    Several rounds were given over the phone and then I met one of the recruiters in person. It was a good experience getting to know some of the corporate ways of interviewing

    Interview Questions
    • Pretty straightforward, make sure you know how you can relate your skills directly to the position. I also did not make it to the final final round, so there might have been more I did not experience   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Management Trainee Program Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Detroit, MI
    Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at SanDisk in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Interview was quite laid back, they just wanted to know you as a person. The interviewer asked me where I'm from, why do I want to work with SanDisk, why I think I am a good fit for the job and I also had to walk through my resume with him.

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at SanDisk.

    Interview Details

    The whole process would last for 6-9 hrs. It depends on how you perform. But some time they want to see how you respond to actual design problems. In that way they could see the way you think. Get yourself familiar with all your projects and previous designs would be better.

    Interview Questions
    • They don't ask general design questions. More like custom design encounters.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Global Talent Programs Manager (Contract) Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a staffing agency - interviewed at SanDisk.

    Interview Details

    Contacted by agency recruiter. Scheduled to have an hour interview with the manager; however, he was ten minutes late and cut the interview short (approx. 20 minutes) because he had another meeting to go to. The next day he put the position on hold and I never received any feedback.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    ASIC Design Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at SanDisk in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Two rounds of telephone interview.
    First round, asked about projects related to Xilinx FPGA, setup time, hold time, assertion and deassertion of asynchronous reset signal. Verilog code for flipflop. C code for sorting. Took 30 minutes.
    Second round is manager interview. Asked about projects related to Xilinx FPGA, how did I do P&R, I said we didn't do anything , Xilinx automatically generates the mapping. He was disappointed. Then he asked about my experience with PrimeTime, I don't have much, disappointed. Asked if I know regular expression, I don't know, disappointed. Took only 20 minutes. Done

    Interview Questions
    • assertion and deassertion of asynchronous reset signal, what's the effect on the system   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Packaging Engineer II Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Milpitas, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Milpitas, CA
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 5 weeks - interviewed at SanDisk in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Hiring process was smoothly and efficiently handled by HR and the hiring manager. Three phone interviews followed by on-site interview. On-site interview was 5 hours long. There were interviews with three directors, one senior director, VP, senior manager and a staff engineer. Also had a interview with one director during lunch. There was also typical HR interview (behavioral questions) and a half an hour long presentation on one of my works.

    Interview Questions
    • Lots of technical questions on electronic package manufacturing processes, solder reliability, wire bonding and detailed questions on my resume.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Senior Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter - interviewed at SanDisk.

    Interview Details

    Contacted by an in-house recruiter through Linked-In and I replied that I was interested. The first interview was with an HR representative on the phone; originally set for 30 mins but it went over. It was clearly to get a better understanding of my background and to follow-up on clarification needed, I'm guessing, that the hiring manager wanted. He was very cordial and informative. I would say, made me excited about the opportunity. He passed me to the hiring manager for a phone interview and that was more detailed on my experience relevant to the position. It was set for 30 mins, but went for 50 mins. This manager was also very cordial and professional. Both interviews were a positive experience.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked a question like the type that you hear that Google asks; it was a problem solving question asking you to determine the number of XYZ, something rather esoteric   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    MBA Finance Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at SanDisk in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    The interview itself is quite conversational. The hiring manager asked about my work experience, education history and projects in business school.

    Interview Questions
    • Not really difficult or unexpected. All the questions are quite easy to answer.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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