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    Technical Architect Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at sTec (Pune (India)) in November 2011.

    Interview

    There was a written Program test of 1 hour on data structures and algorithms. Once that was cleared, there were 2 telephonic rounds of interviews each of an hour on C, WIndows Device Drivers, etc. Interviewers were motivating and the interactions were also very good.

    Interview Questions

    • Write a program for source code version control in ANSI C.   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    I decided not to relocate.

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    Senior Sourcing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at sTec in August 2012.

    Interview

    Only one interview which lasted for 1.5 hours by the MD,VP Operations, HR Director, VP of Procurement and Senior Supply Chain Manager. Very interesting and interactive interview.

    Interview Questions

    • keep asking the same question on how to manage people even though I have given my thoughts on this subject.   Answer Question
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    Senior Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at sTec (San Diego, CA) in January 2012.

    Interview

    Talked to a great director over the phone. He extended the invitation to talk to the team almost immediately.

    Came in to talk to the group. Everyone seems to be excited to talk to a new person, except one engineer seems to be preoccupied (with his work) and hardly paid any attention to the answer to his questions.

    Interview Questions

    • draw a internal logic circuit to count the number of bits that are one.   1 Answer
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    Officer Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bayan Lepas (Malaysia)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at sTec (Bayan Lepas (Malaysia)) in December 2010.

    Interview

    Is great and there are no real flaws. Great introductory package that is systematic and effective

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    What were you able to negotiate? What advice would you give others considering an offer?

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    Principal Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at sTec in June 2012.

    Interview

    Was contacted by internal recruiter who didn't really know much, but she set up my interview. I had 1 phone interview with the hiring manager, then 1 in person with her. After that I didn't hear anything for a few weeks (maybe 3) and then came in for more interviews with more senior accounting staff. I was offered the job about a week after that

    Interview Questions

    • Asked a lot of questions about GAAP rules in a variety of specific scenarios   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    I was offered better pay elsewhere

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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 dayinterviewed at sTec in May 2010.

    Interview

    group went to hear sales talk, then individually went to panel interviews

    Interview Questions

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    Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at sTec in August 2008.

    Interview

    I knew the manager and I had worked with him before. He invited me to join his team and I did.

    Interview Questions

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    Senior Firmware Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at sTec (Santa Ana, CA) in October 2010.

    Interview

    People in the interview panel are confused about what they know personally compared to what the candidate should know for the requirements of the job profile.

    Interview Questions

    • Given a cube made of NxN sub cubes, find the number of cubes that are no exposed to the outside.   5 Answers
    • If a SATA drive is pulled off from an mid-level SAS expander to which the device is connected using SATA bridge and if the SATA drive is inserted back into the expander, how does the Host software know whether this drive is same as the drive which was accessed before   1 Answer
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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at sTec in November 2010.

    Interview

    The problem with the People I met at Stec is that some of its “vps” don’t know how to articulate a question and you end up not knowing what on earth this person wants to know. Looking at some backgrounds, some of them couldn’t hold a job of more than 3 three years at other places and that should tell you something

    I talked to some of the people who had worked there and they gave a very bad feedback on the work environment and the respect they used to get for their work and one of them said it was a real “sweat shop”.

    I think, interviewing with this company is just a waste of time and working for them is just a waste of life

    Interview Questions

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    Software Engineer II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at sTec.

    Interview

    Very informal. Got an email from the manager and scheduled an interview. Met at a coffe shop and had a quick talk. It was very noisy in there and I had a hard time hearing the interveiwer. He tended to talk a lot anyway so I did not really have to talk much! I was asked one or two technical questions. Right to the point and directly related to one their current problems.

    Interview Questions

    • Cannot really remember what the questions were. But it had to do with evenly distributing numbers to an array.   Answer Question

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