Spansion Interview Questions

Updated Nov 8, 2014
Updated Nov 8, 2014
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    Wafer Fab Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Hiring for manufacturing is now done through a temp service with opportunities to be brought in house. Interviewing uses includes open ended questions such as "name a time where you had to work with a team to get a job done?" or "name a time where you had to resolve a conflict with your co-workers" or "give an example of a time you had to multi-task."

    Interview Questions
    • The dreaded question "what is your weakness" should always be expected in an interview. It doesn't always come up, but one should be prepared for it. Also, do not be afraid to sell yourself if the question of your strengths comes up.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Product Engineer II Interview

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

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Spansion in July 2011.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was streamlined .It was my best interview till date and the people there were so nice and warm that I have no words to describe .Had 2 phone screen and an onsite with 8 ppl , right from Director to the engineers/

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Pay is pretty standard and since I am a fresher I couldn't negotiate further
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Application Details

    The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at Spansion in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    The interview process started with the CEO and included other members of HR and the leadership team. The interviews were inconsistent in terms of quality of questions, focus of interview and maintaining a schedule. A couple of people appeared to have very little idea of the role or why I was there.

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    Reasons for Declining

    The offer was verbally extended but never produced in writing.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Product Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Spansion in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was very standard but swift, HR contacted me via email since he saw my resume posted on a career website. I got a phone interview soon after I talked to HR. The hiring manager asked me technical questions (mostly) which I was able to answer correctly.

    1. what are the steps of getting into test mode?
    2. what steps would you take to implement test time reduction effectively?
    3. how do you go about failure analysis?
    4. what are the differences between different advantest tester models?
    5. how is NAND different with NOR flash? what are the applications?

    Interview Questions
    • Draw a transistor level diagram to show how a certain stress methodology works.
      what are the differences between a GOSUB statement and a MACRO statement in the Advantest language
       
      Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Back then, Spansion would easily give counteroffers in case you have other options.
    In general, you will know if they are willing to go an extra mile to hire you.
    Good experience overall.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Insignificant Employee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Spansion in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    Tried to lowball me for 3 months. Started negotiations and all they could talk about was their furlough in previous years. Then they used the furlough as an excuse to lowball me for 3 months.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    3 months. Tried to lowball me
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Spansion in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    Cookie cutter interview, nothing to write about as any company's recruitement process, submit your resume, recruiter interview, face to face for 3-4 interviews, sit around and wait to see if you got the job or not, repeat this cycle few more times and that is how the screening always works.

    Interview Questions
    • what makes you feel you should be hired over other qualified candidates?   View Answer
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Senior Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Application Details

    The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Spansion in January 2008.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed as senior software developer for EDA - related to existing job

    Interview Questions
    • Why are you looking to move from current comany   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Salary expectations not satisfied.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ayer Itam (Malaysia)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ayer Itam (Malaysia)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Spansion in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview in overseas, they told me about the job scope and whether i have past relavent experience in the field, whether i am goood in powerpoint nad microsoft excel ; one-to-one interview in local office ; skype interview with US boss and just some chit chat via skype

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Circuit Design Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Netanya (Israel)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Netanya (Israel)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Spansion in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    i was interviewed twice in the same day, the first one was by my two managers. the interview was simple questions about circuit in VLSI such as: capacitance, simple pump methodology, buffering, (very similar to VLSI course summery from the technion). the second interview was with a senior analog designer, it was hard and not well organized.

    the second day was HR interview and straight after the job proposal

    Interview Questions
    • i was drawn a circuit and what does it do, the circuit included a bunch of transistors and as a non experience i had no idea what i was looking at.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    i was asked to say the expected salary, and then about half an hour later i got the proposal, a little lower.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Product Marketing Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kawasaki, Kanagawa (Japan)
    Anonymous Employee in Kawasaki, Kanagawa (Japan)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Spansion in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    Receive an email about the announcement for Job openning seminar, attend the Job openning seminar including free topic conversation with current staff working in department which want to hire, three times interview (HR, Manager, Directer), general teset (English, Math, etc) and then make a contract. education course to know about the company first two weeks and then start acutally work.

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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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