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EMC Principal Engineer Interview Questions

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Principal Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
Declined Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

Application

I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at EMC (Boston, MA) in April 2009.

Interview

They want to see flexibility that you have many useable skillsets and are a team player with high energy.

Interview Questions

  • 1. Describe the OSI model layers and explain in details how it works and how it is used for troubleshooting.?   2 Answers
  • Describe a recent issue you troubleshoot in detailed problem that shows from the start to finish the steps involved in resolving the issue in great deta ?   Answer Question
  • Describe what a forward and reverse look up is and describe how you would go about fixing a tombstone DNS entry ?   Answer Question
  • Describe the handshaking negotiation process between two clients in reference to a network packet capture ?   Answer Question

Reasons for Declining

Position responsibilities was not what was originally advertised by recruiter. It more of a MIS Operations oreintated position instead of product specific . This is not the position that I was lead to believe it was.

Other Interview Reviews for EMC

  1. Helpful (3)  

    Principal Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at EMC.

    Interview

    Good not very difficult, they test your abilities and potential. Overall not very exhaustive, recommend for general set of avg and above average candidates, quick responses if they like you

    Interview Questions


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    Principal Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at EMC (Bengaluru (India)) in June 2013.

    Interview

    2 rounds of interview, then an interview with HR.

    Interview Questions

    • Many aspects of the Java Stack were covered - basic ones   Answer Question

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    Principal Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at EMC.

    Interview

    One telephonic and one face to face.

    Interview Questions


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