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Broadcom Interview Questions

Updated Jan 11, 2018
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    RF FRONT END MOUDULE Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Broadcom in December 2017.

    Interview

    It was a phone interview form a team engineer. Availability and status check, then some basic technical questions, offered an onsite interview which haven't take yet. The person who called was patient and nice

    Interview Questions

    • rms value voltage and power, Noise figure, noise floor, impedance match   Answer Question

  2.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Broadcom (Atlanta, GA) in September 2017.

    Interview

    A little over half a day, string of meetings from people from across various teams. Technically oriented, much related to past experiences with low level hardware developement works. They also explained what the job is about

    Interview Questions

    • Most questions were related to my previous work experience   1 Answer
  3. Helpful (2)  

    NPI Product Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Broadcom (San Jose, CA) in May 2017.

    Interview

    Firstly, I gave an 1 hour presentation to the hiring team and relevant engineers. And then I had several rounds of 1 on 1 interviews back to back. Some questions include behavioral questions, and the rest of them are about my phd work. My phd work is relevant to the job position, so it was okay to answer most of the technical questions.

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  4. Helpful (2)  

    IC Design Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Broadcom (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Presentation, 5 technical sections. Digital, analog, basic transistor theory, transfer functions. Had a behavioral interview with the manager. The interview lasted from 9am to 5pm. Was a good informative experience.

    Interview Questions


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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Broadcom.

    Interview

    Not that its very useful as the company has been acquired and most things have changed.

    Technical interview, interview with who would be my direct manager, interview with regional sales manager, job offer.

    Took about two weeks in total

    Interview Questions

    • They were just discipline specific questions.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Straight forward.... they offered a fair wage and I accepted.


  6.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Broadcom.

    Interview

    First a phone screening with a few technical questions, then onsite to meet the whole team.
    The interview was very technical but they still asked a few behavioral questions. No questions about the standard just on the fundamentals.

    Interview Questions

    • Basic comm and signal processing questions. Main topics: basic DFT, OFDM, PARR reduction, water filling power curve, MIMO signalling and space time codes.   Answer Question

  7.  

    Chemical Handling Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Fort Collins, CO
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Broadcom (Fort Collins, CO) in November 2016.

    Interview

    The interview was done by the Manager of the department, and the direct supervisor of the shift. The manager looked like he was going to fall asleep, did not seem interested what so ever, did not ask questions that really mattered to the job i was applying for

    Interview Questions

    • tell me about a previous job were you were faced with adversity   Answer Question
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    Firmware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Broadcom.

    Interview

    2 levels of tech interview will be there.First will be telephonic screening interview. Once it passed there will be multiple persons personal interview for around 4 hours will be there. After that there will be manager interview for 30 minutes will be there. once all the levels crossed you will get call from HR for discussing the compensation

    Interview Questions


  9. Helpful (1)  

    IC Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Broadcom (Santa Clara, CA) in July 2016.

    Interview

    Interviewed with two managers, 5 IC Design Engineers. Total 7 people
    The interview process took the whole day from 10AM to 4:30 PM. One manager took me for lunch after his interview session and then I came back for next round.

    Interview Questions

    • -High/low pass filter passive and active design and frequency domain
      -What is PLL and draw the diagram, graph, and explanations
      -Draw the logic circuit diagram for Half/full adder
      -Draw circuit to divide a clock into two
      -How to debug on coding based on memory address/content info.
      -Calculate voltage from a circuit
      -Transmission line and its resistance related question.
      -Embedded board power failure trouble shooting
      -Algorithms questions for binary search tree and other questions.
      Basically to write down your thoughts on a white board and explain the result/thinking process.   Answer Question

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    Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunnyvale, CA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Broadcom (Sunnyvale, CA) in July 2016.

    Interview

    I applied online in May, and I got a response in June.
    Broadcom first scheduled a phone interview with me.
    During the phone interview, there is no coding or shared documents stuff, just talking. The interviewer asked about some main concepts of 802.11 protocol.
    After the phone interview, Broadcom scheduled an onsite interview with me.
    The onsite interview starts in the morning and end in the afternoon.
    I talked with many people, and each of them takes 45 mins.
    The result of the interview comes out a month later.

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