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Oracle Interview Questions in Santa Clara, CA

Updated Oct 3, 2017
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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Oracle (Santa Clara, CA) in June 2015.

    Interview

    Phone call with hiring manager. 1 Phone interview and later 4 rounds of 1 hour each onsite. Interview questions a mixed bag of Data Structures , Algorithms and Behavioral. Asked questions from previous experiences from the CV.

    Interview Questions

    • Travelling Salesman problem , Discussion of trees / Graphs and their implementation.   1 Answer

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    Hardware Developer II Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Oracle (Santa Clara, CA) in August 2014.

    Interview

    I received a call after applying through my university. I was phone screened and various standard text book questions from were asked for 1 hour. The interviewer tested the breadth of knowledge across circuits, RTL & implementation and architecture. On the basis of the performance in the interview I got multiple calls from various teams spanning architecture, circuits and verification. I agreed to interviewing with a few of them based on their job descriptions and was called for onsite interview where the depth of knowledge is checked by all the teams. The interviews were mostly grilling with each team taking upto 4 rounds of 1:1 interviews. The results were given in just 2-3 days and multiple teams can make an offer. Salary and perks negotiations begin only once you give a green signal to a particular team.

    Interview Questions

    • Basic RTL questions on FSMs, full VLSI flow from synthesis to gds, clock gating, SRAM internal circuits, STA timing questions, inverter and buffer characteristics, low power methodologies, NAND gate implementation of gates and timing and layout   Answer Question
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    Verification Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Oracle (Santa Clara, CA) in November 2012.

    Interview

    Got a phone interview, and after a week set an onsite interview with four technical staffs.

    Interview Questions


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    Supplier Program Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Oracle (Santa Clara, CA) in September 2015.

    Interview

    Interview process was chaotic specially with scheduling and finding people willing to interview. Had to cencel the interview couple of times due to lack of personel. QUestions were not related to the subject of the interview


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    Physical Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Oracle (Santa Clara, CA) in August 2014.

    Interview

    Phone interview, and later invited for onsite for interviews with multiple teams. If you do your course well, it shouldn't be difficult. Interview was held for two days
    Just two days after the interview, I was called by the recruiter that they would offer me a job


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    Supplier Program Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Oracle (Santa Clara, CA) in December 2015.

    Interview

    I had a phone interview with the hiring manager. Then i met with 2 peers before meeting in person with the hiring manager. The interview used what seemed to be a standard interview template from HR. My hiring manager just followed this script and at the end left some time for some questions and comments.

    Interview Questions

    • Why I want to move to this position, what my previous experience is, situational questions about decision making in current role   Answer Question

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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Oracle (Santa Clara, CA).

    Interview

    I met with a few teams that were interested with me. Each team had 3 technical interviewers and then a non-technical meeting with the hiring manager to discuss team fit. The questions ranged from hardware block diagrams to computer architecture concepts to basic software algorithms.

    Interview Questions

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    Principal Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Oracle (Santa Clara, CA) in July 2014.

    Interview

    Follow regular process (phone screening by manager, face2face interview with senior engineers and director). They asked questions mostly in the resume, the outcome was good, got hire after 1 week

    Interview Questions


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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Oracle (Santa Clara, CA) in May 2016.

    Interview

    Interview was entirely from my projects on the resume and a few basic computer architecture concepts. I was asked Cache coherence, branch predictors, memory consistency and Out of Order Tomasulo Algorithm. 7 rounds of 1 hour each. 10 am to 5 pm. Just one interviewer asked puzzles. All other rounds were technical.

    Interview Questions


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    Solaris Virtualization Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Oracle (Santa Clara, CA) in March 2016.

    Interview

    1 hour interview, simple system questions. Explain stack growth, write a 2 thread ping-pong solution, etc. They have a criteria to choose students with at least a GPA of 3.9 or above. Which is bad in some sense. Easy to crack, after you get the call. HR is friendly. People are friendly.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain stack growth, write a 2 thread ping-pong solution, etc.   Answer Question

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