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Great people that I really enjoyed working with. Everyone was kind and considerate to one another.
Limited software vision. As a hardware company, more emphasis should be placed upon the software and the tool used. This makes a huge impact upon on the experience.
Advice to Management
Hire more software visionaries.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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I applied through a recruiter. The process took a day – interviewed at Zoran (Sunnyvale, CA) in June 2010.
Hiring manager waffled a lot in setting up interview and was late for my appointment. I spent a while in the lobby. Interview was just with the hiring manager and consisted of a lot of questions regarding my background, Perl scripts, make files, C code. He asked a few technical questions, which were more like puzzles than technical questions.
- Given 3 consective numbers, the biggest and smallest are primes. Prove the number in the middle is divisible by 6. 3 Answers
- How do I convert 8300 to hex? 1 Answer
- You are given a C function Rand5() which returns a uniform distribution of a random number between 1 & 5. Using this function, create a function Rand7() which returns a uniform distribution of a random number between 1 & 7. 1 Answer
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Zoran's chips handle multimedia tasks quicker than Zorro handled a sword. The company designs specialized integrated circuits (ICs) and software for digital video and audio compression applications. Its JPEG-based products compress images for PC editing and for use in color scanners and filmless cameras, while its MPEG-based products compress video and audio data for DVD players. Its semiconductors also find their way into digital video recorders, digital televisions, and mobile phones. Zoran provides audio processors and IC cores for video encoder and decoder chips...