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Broadcom Interview Questions

Updated Aug 29, 2017
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    Intern - Hourly Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Durham, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Broadcom (Durham, NC) in February 2015.

    Interview

    Role - Intern QA/ Software engineer for WLAN group
    One phone interview, followed by three onsite interviews on the same day. Each interview was close to 30 mins. One round was related to QA testing and process related, one round was related to wireless network problems and solutions. One round was coding related

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  2.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Broadcom.

    Interview

    Referred by a friend. Manager scheduled a 45 mins phone interview when he got my resume. Followed by two separate 45 mins phone interview held by engineers in that group. Just went through my projects on the resume, and asked some basic questions based on my experience. They asked very detailed stuff to make sure you understand what is happening in your projects. All of them are very nice and kind.

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    Negotiation

    No negotiation cause this is an intern.

  3. Helpful (1)  

    Senior Staff Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Broadcom.

    Interview

    The interview was very detailed and lengthy. The hiring manager is very sharp but friendly. The HR partner is the most helpful experience. Interviewed with three different groups of engineers and managers.

    Interview Questions

    • How to build a script to avoid conflict in Windows memory management?   Answer Question

  4. Helpful (1)  

    Staff Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Broadcom (San Jose, CA) in January 2015.

    Interview

    interviewed by test manager and senior test engineers in turn, asked technical question on tester and program development, correlation and production release. Also asked about team work and work pressure handling.

    Interview Questions

    • technical questions and solution approaches   1 Answer

  5.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Broadcom in January 2015.

    Interview

    Contacted by HR after applying on company website. I had an initial phone screen with the hiring manager. Was contacted a day later and invited for an on site interview.

    I interviewed with a total of 8 people including the hiring manager. Each interviewer focused on a particular skill set or body of knowledge. There were no trick questions or gotchas.

    I was told at the interview that hiring decisions had to be unanimous. Recruiter contacted me a week later with offer

    Interview Questions

    • Explain the phenomenom of Doppler.

      Advantages and disadvantages of spread spectrum communications

      Is it possible to design a communication system with zero probability of error and if so what would the trade-off.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Fairly straightfoward. Much better salary than I expected


  6.  

    Staff IC Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Broadcom (San Jose, CA) in January 2015.

    Interview

    On site 1 hour interview with a senior engineer
    five days later on site one-on-one interview with 6 different engineers
    mostly about cdc, logic design, design i have worked on, whole design process, STA and gate level issues

    Interview Questions


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    Intern - Hourly Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Broadcom (Irvine, CA) in January 2015.

    Interview

    The interview was so easy. I had 3 people interview me and they were all informal. We talked about my technical skills and personal projects. After the interview knew that i was more than able to do the work, the interview became a lot less formal. Be Confident and talk about the work that you have worked on on your own. They like to hear this.

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  8.  

    QA Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Andover, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Broadcom (Andover, MA) in January 2015.

    Interview

    Was a phone call by hiring manager for a technical screen and then an on site interview that lasted about an hour. During which time I met with the on site QA lead and the other QA engineer and was also showed around the facilities.

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  9.  

    Software Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Broadcom.

    Interview

    Initially received an email to schedule a phone interview, i was interviewed by the manager for 30 min. Two days later i received an email for face to face. three 1:1 interviews by Manager, supervisor, and Technical head. Interview was smooth, most of the questions were related to my resume. They explained me about the project they were working currently. They showed me their lab and work space where i will be working if i was recruited. Received the response for interview after a week.

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  10. Helpful (3)  

    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    There were 3 rounds of interview out of which one was telephonic. The hiring manager called to understand the current roles n resp and to decide if the candidate is a fit to the team.

    Followed by a couple of members of the team, one for testing the domain knowledge and one for techincal


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