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Synapse Design Interview Questions

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    Staff Verification Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Synapse Design (Santa Clara, CA) in November 2013.

    Interview

    A couple times they would call me in the morning expecting me to come in that afternoon. One time, I did not find out about an interview in time. I should have realized that it would be an indication of how much I would be pushed around on the job.

    Interview Questions

    • At one point, I was asked if I would go to the customer in Texas. It sounded to me like the interviewer was talking about a single trip. I should have asked how much time I would spend in Texas. Later, when the offer came, they wanted me to spend one week out of every month in Texas.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I regret accepting the offer. They kept pushing for more Texas trips, and I talked them down to two weeks. After I accepted the offer, my supervisor would later press me for more time.


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    Design Verification Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Synapse Design (Austin, TX) in January 2013.

    Interview

    Just had a phone interview. The man on the other end (won't mention the position, but apparently high up) was extremely rude when he did not get an answer the way he wanted. Would never want to work at such a place.

    Interview Questions

    • Nothing special, asked about the work I had done so far.   Answer Question

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    Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Synapse Design (San Jose, CA) in October 2011.

    Interview

    Was very simple and straight forward .Not many rounds


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    Physical Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunnyvale, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Synapse Design (Sunnyvale, CA) in November 2010.

    Interview

    Finished one round, they said HR will contact soon to discuss. But never got response. I was waiting for the call, they didnt even respond about it. Anyway i have very good offer and very good company. So no worry.....

    Interview Questions


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    Senior Physical Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Synapse Design (San Jose, CA) in October 2010.

    Interview

    Telephonic interview covering all aspects of physical design.
    Tried to understand the actual working experience, strengths and weakness

    Negotiation

    Not ready for negotiation


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    Senior Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Synapse Design in July 2010.

    Interview

    not much of interview previous experience.. it was ok as nothing much is asked if the client is ready to pay you will be hired.. not much of interview previous experience.. it was ok as nothing much is asked if the client is ready to pay you will be hired..

    Interview Questions


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    Physical Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Synapse Design (San Jose, CA) in February 2010.

    Interview

    - One round of telephonic on self introduction and technical stuff
    - One round of telephonic on what is the requirement
    - One round of group telephonic (Panel) discussion on technical
    - HR round and salary negotiation

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to relocate from India to US   1 Answer

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    Technical Lead Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Synapse Design (Santa Clara, CA) in March 2009.

    Interview

    3 rounds of interview with Technically good people.

    Interview Questions


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    Module Lead Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at Synapse Design (New Delhi (India)).

    Interview

    Two rounds of complete technical interviews then one manaegerial round. In the last HR round and it's done. In technical normally they ask system verilog, UVM or OVM which you have worked on. The protocols on which you have worked on. AXI, AHB, USB and Ethernet are add on. If you have experience on SoC related questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Boot process and boot sequence.
      C test code.
      Uvm flow
      Scoreboard mechanism
      These are example questions, there are many more like this.  
      Answer Question

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    Senior Verification Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Synapse Design (Bengaluru (India)).

    Interview

    Two interviews, Technical
    One is telephonic.
    HR round is casual
    Shortlisting takes time

    ...............................................................
    Face 2 Face : Be confident and answer precisely the questions
    Will be based on resume and your current exp the questions will be framed by interviewer.
    Not so much techincal

    Interview Questions

    • UVM environment related
      SV basics
      Logical questions
      Protocols
      Verilog, CPU architecture
      Assertions
      Perl basic syntax  
      1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Based on current designation and expectation


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