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Updated May 10, 2014
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Systems Engineer Interview

Systems Engineer
Middletown, RI

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Smiths Detection in August 2010.

Interview Details – Contacted by recruiting agency. Process took about 1 month. 1 phone interview and 2 in person. It wasn't a very difficult process. Everyone was very nice. HR had to check on the answer to a lot of questions with the corporate headquarters.

Interview Question – If a component piece of software is not properly invoked on a certain server, what could be the problem?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – No negotiation phase. Offer made with no wiggle room.

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Product Specialist Interview

Product Specialist

Interviewed at Smiths Detection

Interview Details – Lots of technical questions, customer service and problem solving

Interview Question – Where do you see yourself in 5 years   Answer Question

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Regional Sales Manager Interview

Regional Sales Manager
Alcoa, TN

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Smiths Detection in January 2009.

Interview Details – use a recruiter

Interview Question – name your top three achievements in your sales career   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – used a recruiter - they made a take it or leave it offer

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Engineer Interview


I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at Smiths Detection in August 2009.

Interview Details – Standard interview with manager and technical person

Interview Question – Some technical questions and a lot about my experience, past work etc.   Answer Question

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