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    Management Professional Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Newport Beach, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 7 weeks. I interviewed at Mindspeed (Newport Beach, CA).

    Interview

    All day with a variety of individuals related to the position, including Managers, Directors, CTO and CEO. A couple of the persons were remote and were conducted over the phone.

    Interview Questions

    • Most questions were related to knowledge of semiconductor design and manufacturing. Others were on how I run meetings and my past experience.   Answer Question
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    Analog and Mixed Signal Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Mindspeed in June 2013.

    Interview

    The hiring manager contacted me regarding this opportunity and within 1 day the phone interview was setup and he asked me questions based on my resume.

    Interview Questions

    • What is a current mirror and what are the difficulties while designing it?   Answer Question
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    Product Applications Staff Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Mindspeed (Irvine, CA).

    Interview

    Interviewing entire day with multiple people. Some are engaged in interview process. Some are not. Need to make sure you get business cards because if you don't, you won't know who the heck you interviewed with.

    Interview Questions

    • Make a thesis type presentation on a problem you solved. What/how/when/where/results.   Answer Question
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    Senior Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Newport Beach, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Mindspeed (Newport Beach, CA) in September 2011.

    Interview

    Everyone was very friendly

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    Analog Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Newport Beach, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Mindspeed (Newport Beach, CA) in September 2011.

    Interview

    one phone, and one on site interview. hiring manager called me after I talked to one of the engineers are school. then he did a phone interview and then, I went for onsite interview

    Interview Questions

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    Electronic Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Mindspeed (Irvine, CA) in February 2011.

    Interview

    1 by 1 interview for 4,5 ppl. need writing test.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    give me the offer ,then accepted

  8.  

    Engineering Interview

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

    Application

    The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Mindspeed (San Diego, CA) in March 2009.

    Interview

    initial phone interview was about the content of resume, introductions etc

    1:1 was based on basics.
    Was given a TIA to solve.

    Interview Questions

    • what is the impact of capacitnace at input of TIA on bandwidth   1 Answer
    • what is the o/p of a LPF followed by a HPF   2 Answers
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    Hardware Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Mindspeed (Hyderabad (India)).

    Interview

    HR contacted me after a internal referral
    1 telephonic screening by the director
    3 rounds of personal interviews
    The first one focussed on verification skills and in depth knowledge of recent project
    The 2nd one focussed on system level skills.
    Third one was more of problem solving and scoping of technical knowledge across the range.
    SoC knowledge is a minimum requirement along with advanced verification experience

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    I did not negotiate much. was happy with what was offered

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    Design Engineer III Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Mindspeed.

    Interview

    Rectruitment Agency contact
    HR contact
    Phone Interview
    Technical Interview by the Project Lead followed by the Business Unit Director

    Interview Questions

    • In system verilog, how will you randomize without the randomize method call?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Comfortable

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    Analog Design Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Mindspeed in June 2010.

    Interview

    Ask me to answer his questions about three circuits

    1. current source
    2. Op-amp
    3. cascode amp

    Interview Questions

    • cascode amplifier with ideal current source connected at the source and resistor connected at the drain

      what is the gain ?  
      1 Answer
    • a Op-amp, ask the frequency pole, and how to improve the imbalance, where is the most important pole.   Answer Question
    • a current mirror circuit, ask me that output voltage range   Answer Question
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