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Illumina Senior Product Engineer Interview Questions

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    Senior Product Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Illumina in July 2014.

    Interview

    About three weeks after applying online, I got a 30 minute phone interview. They asked many behavior questions, e.g., why do you want to work here. Also, a couple of basic DNA and statistics questions. One week after the interview, they turned me down.

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    Senior Product Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Illumina.

    Interview

    2 weeks after I submitted the resume on line they called me and appointed the date for a phone interview. the interview lasted for 1 hour with HM. lots of Many statistic and math questions. Not easy. One should be well prepared before it . Better to prepare the detailed questions in resume.

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    Senior Product Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Illumina (San Diego, CA) in August 2010.

    Interview

    Called by HR recruiter about two weeks after applying through their career site for the position. No behavioral interview with HR, straight away to scheduling a technical 30 minute phone interview the following week with the engineering manager. Interview consisted of technical questions and a few behavioral questions from the get go, however technical questions were unrelated to job description.

    Interview Questions

    • Please describe the DNA structure to a person who has no experience with science.   1 Answer
    • How would you go about fixing an image that is half focused in light microscopy?   1 Answer
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    Senior Product Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Illumina.

    Interview

    HR rep called shortly after submission of online application to schedule interview with hiring manager. Phone interview lasted about 60min. Started with general CV questions, then he asked a series of technical questions: define statistics terms, describe the structure of DNA, discuss ANOVA, describe how to alter computer code to improve efficiency.

    Interview Questions

    • Hypothesize what might be causing an image to appear unfocused and propose methods to correct the problem. It was unexpected because the content did not seem to relate to the job function.   1 Answer
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