Principal Engineer Interview Questions

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Aug 30, 2014

Interview Question for Principal Engineer at AECOM:

“How soon can you bring in new clients?”


Aug 29, 2014

Interview Question for Principal Systems Engineer at CareFusion:

“Asked what was the most difficult technical problem you encountered that you were able to resolve.”


Aug 26, 2014

Interview Question for Principal Software Engineer at Charles River Development:

“Lots of design pattern questions. Some .NET questions that required memorization.”


Aug 18, 2014

Interview Question for Principal Embedded Linux Engineer at Fitbit:

“Someone asked how to count the number of bits in a 32 bit integer.”


Aug 15, 2014

Interview Question for Principal Systems Engineer at Raytheon:

“We just talked about my resume. They asked me to give an example of which features to use in order to detect tanks in SAR images. They just want to know if you had some pre knowledge. 99% of time it…”


Aug 14, 2014

Interview Question for Principal Software Engineer at Interactive Data:

“Why do you want to join IDC”


Aug 13, 2014

Interview Question for Principal Software Engineer, Big Data at Red Hat:

“Don't remember. Normal stuff like "what's your biggest mistake".”


Aug 5, 2014

Interview Question for Principal Software Engineer at Emerson Process Management:

“None that I remember. I was honest if I didn't know any answer.”


Jul 17, 2014

Interview Question for Principal Software Engineer at F5 Networks:

“Questions weren't limited to my area of experience and some were more of a collaborative investigation with a subject matter expert. Working through questions about allocating tight structures and…”


Jul 14, 2014

Interview Question for Principal Project Controls Engineer at Parsons Corporation:

“What are my methods of integrating technologies, training, and teaching across the generation gap.”