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Cisco Systems Test Engineer Interview Questions

Updated Jul 3, 2017
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Test Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
No Offer
Neutral Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied online. I interviewed at Cisco Systems.

Interview

Interviewed with two different people one after another.
Talked about their work and asked a little bit about me.
Then handed me a laptop to find as many bugs as possible.
Overall a straightforward and relatively easy interview.

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    Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Cisco Systems in December 2014.

    Interview

    I have applied and got contacted in 3 days for a phone interview, the interview is pure technical since the very beginning, it was related mainly to my experience. the interviewer was reading my resume and accordingly asking about each section and technology, he asked about into deep details about OSPF, TLDP vs RSVP-TE, vpws, vpls and L3 vrf, he focused on my testing and Automation Experience. he asked about which traffic generators i use, testing methadolgy.

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  2.  

    Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    i got an email from HR once I applied after clearing a written test. This was followed by 2 rounds of face-to-face technical interviews. First round was with QA engineer the second was with a Manager Finally was made the offer after a HR round

    Interview Questions

    • Practical questions like How do you test a pen?
      What are the different kinds of testing strategies?   Answer Question
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    Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    Just the phone interview. He did not ask a lot of network, just asked me the related concepts about Java. I did not know why he asked questions about that. As a network company, he asked so many java questions.

    Interview Questions


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    Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    The organization is a good department and do correct work.

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    Test Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Cisco Systems (San Jose, CA) in August 2010.

    Interview

    Interview was taken by group of 4 people. Got the offer on the same day.Questions were mainly technical in nature on temp & voltage variation.It was for EDVT test position. Most of the interviewers were hardware engineers.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Did not negotiate.


  6.  

    Test Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    The process took 6+ weeks. I interviewed at Cisco Systems (San Jose, CA) in April 2010.

    Interview

    Great people who interviewed me, except one manager who must have woke up on the wrong side of his bed.
    Otherwise, everyone was friendly and fair.

    Negotiation

    Yes, I was able to increase salary. However, not too much from what they had in mind.


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    Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I interviewed at Cisco Systems (San Jose, CA) in January 2010.

    Interview

    Online resume, Phone, Phone, more Phone, on site, on site, on site, more on site, multiple rounds at each level, multiple chains, verbal, written, brain storming, technical, analytical, HR, puzzle, general knowledge, software, hardware, scripting, automation, black box, white box, manual, project requirement, plan, schedule, risk, mitigation, delivery, quality, PPM.

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    Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Cisco Systems (Ottawa, ON (Canada)) in January 2016.

    Interview

    You are required to undergo many interviews. None of the 5 interviews I had were technical. Several of the interviewers were not prepared to conduct the interview.
    They were more interested in team fit that skills.

    Interview Questions

    • Mostly asked questions about previous jobs
      Asked about experience
      Gave a variety of what would you do in this situation type questions.   Answer Question

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    Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    6 rounds of interview. 1 round telephonic, 3 rounds of face to face, 1 round of US interview, 1 HR interview. Takes a lot of time to complete the interview process. Then the background verification takes about 2 weeks.

    Negotiation

    Nothing to negotiate. Receive what they give.


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