I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Sourcefire in July 2013.
Interview Details – Recruiter reached out via LinkedIn. Interview with hiring manager was informative and went 5 min over scheduled time. Manager mentioned getting additional interviews scheduled. Recruiter said she'd be in touch with feedback. Neither happened, despite follow-up emails to recruiter and hiring manager. Several weeks later, received form rejection email.
Interview Question – Hiring manager was very keen on Boy Scouts or Eagle Scouts code of conduct or some such thing. View Answer
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Sourcefire.
Interview Details – A recruiter sent me an email out of no where asking if I would like to join the company. I replied saying I was interested, and the recruiter called a couple minutes later for a phone interview. After that, I had to take a half day from my then-job in order to do an interview there. The interview was about 3 hours long, with all of management. 3 consecutive interviews, leading up to the director of the department. 48 hours later, I was given an offer letter.
Interview Question – You must know the functions of each of the OSI layers. Also, they are going to drill your knowledge of linux commands. You don't have to know them all, but you must know your basics and some advanced things. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – They gave me the highest pay for the position and stock option.
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Sourcefire in April 2013.
Interview Details – Get phone interview from sourcefire, mainly questioned on network knowledge, like TCP/IP, ARP. Then some questions on linux, basic commands, vi editors
Interview Question – Very Detailed in Linux. The network part is general, but the linux is very detailed questions. Answer Question
Very Easy Interview
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Sourcefire in February 2012.
Interview Details – Thorough and informative. They want to make sure you are not only qualified for the position but fit into the culture as well.
Interview Question – What is the most important position to your career at your current place of employment. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Negotiation is an option. Simply prioritize your offer components and if there is a deal breaker be sure to justify it and they will consider it.
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Sourcefire in March 2010.
Interview Details – Take home written test (2 rounds). The recruiter gave good feedback once in a while but the process took almost a month. All team members interviewed me for an hour each. Two rounds of face to face interview. The interview gave a impression that I may get a job but don't know what happened. Everyone who interviewed were very friendly and professional.
Interview Question – Algorithm to sort a huge number of records stored on the file system Answer Question
The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Sourcefire in March 2012.
Interview Details – Sourcefire was very quick in lining up and conducting interviews. They understood the position they were looking to fill and sought to interview quickly with a purpose. They also set up six interviews in a short period of time to ensure those who would interface with this position had a chance to weigh in.
Negotiation Details – I thought the negotiation was very fair - they initiated with a good offer and listened further in the negotiation process.
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