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Intel Corporation Graphics Hardware Engineer Interview Questions

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Graphics Hardware Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Folsom, CA
No Offer
Neutral Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Intel Corporation (Folsom, CA) in March 2017.

Interview

referred by an employee, took 1 day to get an phone interview and on the same day they told me to have an onsite interview. onsite interview had 5 parts, computer arch, verification software and logic design and one behavioral, each round took 1 hour.

Interview Questions

  • cache coherency, verification basics, hash, common logic design questions   Answer Question

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    Graphics Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Intel Corporation.

    Interview

    Phone Interview which lasted for approx 1 hour. Basic questions from Comp Arch and Digital Logic, VLSI and some basic programming question from C++. Was asked a few logic questions as well.

    Interview Questions


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    Graphics Hardware Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Intel Corporation (Folsom, CA) in January 2017.

    Interview

    Phone interview lasted 45mins.
    Only technical questions were asked. He mentioned the work his team does.
    The overall profile of the job and what is expected from a student.
    Technical questions were not difficult and were related to basic digital design.

    Interview Questions

    • Asked about basic digital logic questions and questions related to coding verilog/vhdl.

      question on the resume and the position.   Answer Question
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    Graphics Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Folsom, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Intel Corporation (Folsom, CA) in February 2017.

    Interview

    I was selected from the job fair in college. Phone interview for about an hour and then I was immediately called onsite to interview at the Folsom Campus. Onsite had 5 rounds

    Interview Questions

    • Fifo depth questions, cache coherency and cache architecture questions   Answer Question

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    Graphics Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Intel Corporation in March 2019.

    Interview

    It was smooth. Questions were tricky and related to the job at hand. Interviewed was well versed with the concepts. He also had an open talk related to the topic to gauge your interest

    Interview Questions


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    Graphics Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Folsom, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Intel Corporation (Folsom, CA) in February 2017.

    Interview

    It started with a 1 hour phone interview and I was asked the basics of cache, memory, fifos and a little bit of C++ like OOPs etc . Then I was called onsite to interview at the Folsom campus

    Interview Questions

    • What is the minimum size of the fifo given the read and write rates?   Answer Question

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    Graphics Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Folsom, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Intel Corporation (Folsom, CA) in April 2015.

    Interview

    I applied trough my friend. After 3 months, I got a call for phone call interview (1hr). I answered all the questions. Next day, I got confirmation for Onsite Interview. I had 10 days to prepare. After 2 days, I got the confirmation.

    Interview Questions

    • Phone call Interview:
      Physical Design Flow.
      What problems did you face ?
      How to remove Setup violation ?
      How to remove Hold violation ?

      Unix commands:
      ls, cp, grep
      what is the command to check processes running ?
      How to run process in background ?
      softlink command
      how to check disk usage ?

      Perl questions:
      chop vs chomp
      array, hash, default scalar sign.
      what is th difference between array and hash when we do indexing ?

      Logic:
      he gave me one boolean exp to solve.
      latch vs flop
      sram vs dram ? which one is volatile?
      D FF using MUX
      D FF operation

      Comp Arch:
      pipeline ? cache ? virtual memory ? TLB ?
      what is the set size for fully associative cache ? Direct associative ? he had given me configuration.

      Verilog:
      blocking vs nonblocking
      initial block ? always ?
      FSM for 0101. moore vs mealy ?(mealy is prone to glitches. This is what he wanted to hear)
      verilog code for DFF.

      Physical:
      electromigration. setup. hold time, skew ?
      effect of length, width, thickness on resistance.
      effect of temp, voltage on Delay.

      Onsite:
      First round: she was also Trojan :-) (USC Fight On)
      tell me about urself. why this transition ? (undergrad in Elec&tele, job in software and MS in EE)
      Physical Design flow ?
      what to do to remove setup violation? Hold violation ? sizing, MOS structure, VI curve, effect of voltage on delay, temp on delay ?
      problem on setup and hold using delay values.
      power minimization techniques.
      She was going in depth. Thats it.

      Second round:
      Unix commands: how to find .txt files, copy files from one directory to another.
      find files with particular string.
      how to execute unix commands in perl script ? (ANS: use exec before each unix command and done)
      use strict ?
      what is tht #! usr/bin/perl we write at the start of program ?
      C vs perl ?
      Read the file(set up vioations). there are 1000 lines in that file. Print 5 worst delays.
      array vs linked list with respect to memory allocation.
      pipeline ? stages ? which CPU is better ? 1GHz vs 2 GHz.

      Third round:
      Physical design flow.
      behavioral:
      situation when you had conflict with your friend. how you handled situation.
      how you divide work while working in group.
      how will you avoid conflict ? (Divide work)
      how you do finish work before deadline?
      when you start working on something, you get some problems, you solve it then how do you avoid same mistake in future.(I will note it down. he wanted to hear this)
      skew, seup time, hold time.

      Fourth round:
      Physical Design Flow, synthesis steps, APR steps, problems related to setup and skew.   Answer Question

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    Graphics Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chandler, AZ
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Intel Corporation (Chandler, AZ) in February 2015.

    Interview

    Hiring manager called had a half an hour phone screen and invited onsite a week later that lasted 5 1 on 1 interviews,overall experience was good. Projects would be asked to be discussed and some questions relating to them.

    Interview Questions

    • Phone screen had some digital,computer architecture and project discussion. Onsite discussed some digital design questions in detail, timing analysis concepts,some coding.   Answer Question
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    Graphics Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Intel Corporation in April 2014.

    Interview

    Had initial screening on phone. Explained job description. Asked verilog, system verilog basics, with unix and perl. took for 45 min asked around 40 questions. In my case answered around 80 % of them . Questions were to the point. courses like digital logic and testbench development would be helpful

    Interview Questions

    • create soft link in unix, semaphores, clocking blocks etc.,   Answer Question

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    Graphics Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Folsom, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I interviewed at Intel Corporation (Folsom, CA) in August 2013.

    Interview

    Applied online and got a call for screening interview. Passed the screening and got called for on site interview. It went on for 5 hours with 5 round. First is verification, second is architecture, third is HR round then had a break then logic round and then Software( Programming round). Did't do well in verification. Got a reject after a week.

    Interview Questions


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