Raytheon Applied Signal Technology


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    Wonderful company

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    I worked at Raytheon Applied Signal Technology


    The people here are absolutely amazing. A most wonderful atmosphere to work in.


    So many managers. Perhaps have less so everyone isn't going in 10 different directions.

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Raytheon Applied Signal Technology Interviews

Updated Jan 14, 2015
Updated Jan 14, 2015

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    Software Engineer II Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Raytheon Applied Signal Technology.

    Interview Details

    Applied online.
    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 Details
    Spoke 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 Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Raytheon Applied Signal Technology Awards & Accolades

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Top Entry Level Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009
Top Master's Employers, CollegeGrad, 2008

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Website www.appsig.com
Headquarters Sunnyvale, CA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1984
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Telecommunications
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

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... More

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