Tellabs Interview Questions in San Jose, CA

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    Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Tellabs (Santa Clara, CA) in February 2012.

    Interview

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

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    none offered

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    Networking Intern Interview

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

    Application

    The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Tellabs (San Jose, CA) in September 2011.

    Interview

    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

    N/A

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    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Tellabs (San Jose, CA) in April 2011.

    Interview

    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
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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Tellabs (Santa Clara, CA) in January 2010.

    Interview

    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   1 Answer

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