Tellabs Interview Questions in San Jose, CA

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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Tellabs in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    interviewed with 7 people. mostly professional but ran into a few who were too theoretical with an ego. all of them did not appear too excited about the company.

    Interview Questions
    • step by step description of network design for various protocols   Answer Question
    • write out a complete ethernet and mpls frame on whiteboard   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Tellabs in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    Three people interviewed me(all techies). Questions about OS(process, threading), C Programing and also was asked to solve some puzzles. They went in depth for all the questions and was asked to write programs with syntax (just the pseudo code was not accepted).

    Interview Questions
    • Was asked to explain my project in detail and write C code to improve the existing code. This went for around 1.5 hrs   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Networking Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Tellabs in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    Initially had a phone interview which covered L2,L3 protocols(Routing,Switching).
     After a week was informed tht they want to get me onsite for a panel interview.
     5 ppl frm a team interviewed me. Questions were based on Networking fundamentals:
    1)Abt Perl
    2)STP
    3)RSTP
    4)VLANs
    5)IGMP Protocol
    6)Windowing
    7)Adjacency formation in OSPF

    Difficulty level was moderate.
    Good people and enjoyed the interviewing process

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Tellabs in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    If you can answer 50% of the questions you are in

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    none offered
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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