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Avaya Interview Questions

Updated Jul 20, 2017
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  1. Helpful (2)  

    Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Avaya.

    Interview

    5 interviews with different managers and HR reps. They were very kind and interested in your history. Process took 3-4 weeks. 50/50 at their office/phone conference. Interviews in different languages

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Do not tell what salary are you expecting, that can limit your offer, preffer to listen their offer first.


  2.  

    GMDP Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Avaya (Santa Clara, CA) in June 2014.

    Interview

    7 Interview with various managers to learn about the roles and see where I was a good fit. The questions were basic work/school history, and then delved into more scenario type questions. The process took about 4 weeks mixed with phone, web conference, and in person interviews.

    Interview Questions

  3.  

    Pre Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Avaya (New York, NY) in June 2014.

    Interview

    It was a short interview process. First, a 30 minute phone interview. Next, a 90 minute skype interview. Finally, three 30 minute conversations/interviews with current team members. After the skype interview the phone conversations were more to see if I was a fit with the current team members rather than a technical fit.

    Interview Questions

    • Generic behavioral questions: How will your skills benefit our team? Why are you excited about this role?   Answer Question

  4.  

    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Interview process was good . Total of 6 rounds of interview process. The interview process was interactive.

    Interview Questions


  5.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Thornton, CO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Avaya (Thornton, CO) in May 2014.

    Interview

    I had a phone interview with a manager + one of the team members. I was mostly asked behavioral questions about my past experience and my interests. Then, I was called in to the on-site interview. I was given a tour of the building and got taken out to lunch with the manager and two of the team members. After lunch, I had 3 technical interviews of 45 minutes each where I was asked to describe my past school/work projects and the kind of technology I used. Each interviewer wanted to see how I would fit in the team based on my interests and skills. After a few days, I got a call and an email saying i was accepted.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you approach a problem? Do you dive into the code right away? If not, how do you prepare yourself?   Answer Question
    • What programming languages are you most familiar with? Are you able to learn a new programming language on the fly if need be?   Answer Question
    • How good are you when it comes to automation/scripts? Linux/Unix Administration duties?   Answer Question

  6.  

    Systems Development Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Coppell, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Avaya (Coppell, TX) in April 2014.

    Interview

    Applied on the career website for suitable intern position. Got a call from the HR and scheduled a video conf technical round with the Hiring Manger. I had two calls for two different teams.

    Interview Questions

    • Basic questions on OOPS concepts and everything mentioned in the resume.   1 Answer

  7.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Avaya.

    Interview

    The really used to screen their applicants to find qualified people. Now I think they only require opposable thumbs.

    Negotiation

    Union shop. No negotiation.

  8. Helpful (2)  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Avaya.

    Interview

    Initial communication with an agency. Then two interviews, one with the local folks, one with senior management on EMEA level.

    Interview Questions

    • None. Straight forward and very common questions about personal background and attributes.   Answer Question

  9.  

    Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Avaya (Minneapolis, MN) in March 2014.

    Interview

    The Regional Sales Leader was knowledgeable about Avaya and the job description. Hopefully the description will be as explained. High pressure, exceptionally nepotistic senior management, too much focus on tactical and not enough on strategic issues,

    Interview Questions

    • What are you objectives and goals?   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    Spoke with current employees.


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    Supply Chain Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Avaya (Raleigh, NC) in March 2014.

    Interview

    Pretty straight forward interview. They ask you questions about the stuff on your resume. They try to make sure that you are a good fit by evaluating your previous experience

    Interview Questions


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