Raytheon Applied Signal Technology
I worked at Raytheon Applied Signal TechnologyPros
The people here are absolutely amazing. A most wonderful atmosphere to work in.Cons
So many managers. Perhaps have less so everyone isn't going in 10 different directions.RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks – interviewed at Raytheon Applied Signal Technology.Interview Details
Received an email expressing interest 3 days later.
Received a phone interview after a week.
Phone Interview Questions:
How do you define Object-oriented programming?
What's the difference between C and C++?
What's the difference between TCP and UDP?
What is a mutex? (Have you done any parallel programming?)
I received an email to set up an on-site interview after one week from the phone interview.
In person Interview Questions:
swap an int (whiteboard)
reverse a linked list (whiteboard)
difference between shallow/deep copy
byte swap (perform it)
"What is a semaphore?"
Simple Compression Algorithm (whiteboard. "aaabbcccc" becomes "a3b2c4")
Check if string of parenthesis/brackets are well-formed. As in for every open paren/bracket, there is a close paren/bracket (whiteboard)
What is blackbox vs. whitebox testing?
Explain a use for Linux's "sed".
How can a static member data be used? (singletons, etc.)Interview Questions
Negotiation DetailsSpoke only with a person from HR (not hiring manager, engineers, etc.). Negotiated a ~10% raise in base salary successfully. Bargaining chips: I simply didn't NEED the job and would keep on looking.Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
- Reverse a linked list. View Answer
Eavesdropping is no accident at Raytheon Applied Signal Technology. The company makes reconnaissance equipment -- including receivers, processors, and software -- used by the US government and its contractors to collect and process electronic communications and other electronic signals. Its products are used to scan and filter cell phone, ship-to-shore, microwave, and military transmissions and evaluate them for relevant information. Others are designed to collect and process radar signals for weapons systems. The company sells mostly to intelligence and military agencies...