Sun Microsystems Interview Questions in San Jose, CA

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    Senior Software Engineer and Architect Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mountain View, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Sun Microsystems (Mountain View, CA).

    Interview

    I was interviewed in 1988 and started work in 1989. Those were the wild and crazy days when Sun was adding hundred of people every week.

    Interview Questions

    • How much do you want to make?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    See above: "Most difficult question".

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Sun Microsystems (Sunnyvale, CA) in March 2010.

    Interview

    the interview consists of 1 phone interview and on-site interview with 4 people.

    Interview Questions

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    Director, Business Operations Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took a weekinterviewed at Sun Microsystems (Santa Clara, CA) in June 2009.

    Interview

    A Director approved me and asked me if I'd like to work in his group.

    Negotiation

    This was not appropriate for the situation

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    Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mountain View, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Sun Microsystems (Mountain View, CA) in April 2009.

    Interview

    A lengthy process that fishes out the best from the pool. There are no 2nd stringers within the team -- it is a place to be a proud employee if chosen. Early Sun was the true excitement of any computer scientist: new technologies released almost weekly, quality products, and easy to become passionate about.

    Interview Questions

    • Many. The interview process is, as mentioned, lengthy. As such, it is one of the most difficult entries in the market.   Answer Question
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    Legal Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Sun Microsystems (San Jose, CA) in January 2008.

    Interview

    The same question was asked several different ways so as if to see if the response was consistent.

    Interview Questions

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    Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Sun Microsystems (San Jose, CA) in January 2008.

    Interview

    Hiring process was pretty standard, nothing out of the ordinary

    Interview Questions

    • If you were putting together a program with little or no budget, what aspect of the program would you sacrafice and why?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    They were very hard line with their number. Budget was pretty fixed, you either took it or you didn't.

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Sun Microsystems (Santa Clara, CA) in January 2008.

    Interview

    interview questions relevant to skills required

    Interview Questions

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