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Texas Instruments Product Test Engineer Interview Questions

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    Product Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Texas Instruments (Dallas, TX) in April 2016.

    Interview

    The interview process was fairly simple. This was a direct hire position so there weren't as many hoops to jump through as other interviews. I was contacted by a recruiter and offered an on-site interview the same week. There were multiple on-site interviews, lasting for around 4 hours total. The interviews were fairly difficult, including many technical questions as well as some behavioral questions. The only suggestion I could make to TI would be to make the post-interview process smoother and notify applicants of whether or not they would receive an offer as soon as possible.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe and draw the DC and AC characteristics for reactive and passive components.   Answer Question
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    Test/Product Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Texas Instruments (Dallas, TX) in February 2016.

    Interview

    At first it was a phone interview from the HR and then it became a request for a online virtual interview which took roughly an hour. And then the final round was an onsite interview which contained two rounds and both includes behavior and technical questions which wasn't hard. The questions were mostly about the projects on my resume. and some questions about op-amps, semiconductor physics and simple coding questions.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked questions related to the projects listed on my resume.   1 Answer
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    Product/Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Texas Instruments (Dallas, TX).

    Interview

    Process took a little over a month because I was in the middle of finals week. Had three interviews in total, one webcam based, I the. Had to make a technical presentation and have a screen sharing interview, I was later invited on site for a final round of interviews. Final round were two 45 minute interviews with both behavioral and technical questions and they asked me to explain my resume.

    Interview Questions

    • Basic engineering questions, very simple.
      1: Draw an Op-Amp with a gain of 10.
       2: make a truth table for a logical circuit,
       3: voltage division given a capacitor in steady state.
      4: draw the Transistor level design of an inverter and explain why Pmos and Nmos transistors used as the pull up and pull down network respectively.  
      1 Answer
    • Behavioral questions like explain a time when a situation didn't go well regardless on hard you tried. Explain a time when you were not given many instructions to do something and explain a project you worked on.   1 Answer
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    Product/Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in College Station, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Texas Instruments (College Station, TX) in January 2016.

    Interview

    I got the first interview at a career fair which occurred the next day. Than I was accepted for a second interview a couple weeks later and that interview was phone/webex interview where I did a presentation on my project in school. However, I was not accepted because they had already filled all their positions by the time of the career fair.

    Interview Questions

    • Q: What is the ideal gain of a non-inverting op-amp?   1 Answer
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    Product/Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Texas Instruments (Dallas, TX) in November 2015.

    Interview

    There where two interview the first on the phone, then an onsite interview. The on the phone interview also includes a presentation that is done through sharing desktops on your computer. After the presentation, a few questions are asked some technical and behavioral. The onsite interview is later conducted where there are two 30 minute sessions.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked about past projects that you worked on, and evaluated you circuit analysis.   1 Answer
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    Product Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Texas Instruments in October 2015.

    Interview

    Met with recruiters at Career Fair and talked for about tent minutes. Scheduled an interview the following day on campus that was mostly behavioral. After about a week, I was contacted to schedule a virtual interview that required a 10-15 minute presentation over a project and more behavioral questions with a few technical. Last interview process is an onn-site interview in Dallas, TX which will be this week.

    Interview Questions

    • If you suspect a co-worker is lying about and faking some results that you and your co-worker need to present to your managers, how would you handle the situation?   Answer Question
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    Product Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Texas Instruments.

    Interview

    Interview was over the phone, which lasted for about an hour and a half. He went over his role, some information on my resume, and then asked me some general engineering questions related to some projects listed on my resume.

    Interview Questions

    • When would you choose an inverting and non-inverting op-amp configuration for a thermistor circuit, and why?   Answer Question
    • What are some ideal characteristics of an op-amp?   Answer Question
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    Product Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Texas Instruments.

    Interview

    The first stage was a phone interview with a 10 minute powerpoint on an engineering related topic (college projects, internships, etc.). The next step was an all day onsite interview with a ton of circuit analysis (mainly op amp circuits not taught in the classroom, but can be solved without too much trouble if you know the basics of op amps). A few basic c programming questions to check if you have ever done any programming... A few questions on how you would approach a problem (broken pcb, inoperative circuit, etc.). The onsite interview included a panel interview with a few members of the team as well. There were a few behavioral questions sprinkled in as well.

    Interview Questions

    • Which circuit presents a lower input impedance to a voltage/circuit that needs amplification, an inverting or non inverting amplifier configuration?   1 Answer
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    Product/Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Texas Instruments (Atlanta, GA) in August 2014.

    Interview

    Talked to a recruiter on campus during a career fair. Was scheduled for an on campus interview 2 days later, told to apply to the position before hand. The interview was conducted by two people, one of which was the person I'd spoken to at the career fair. Almost entirely behavioral questions and questions about your resume. Maybe one or two low level tech questions relevant to my resume, but clearly nothing they had planned to ask in advanced, spur of the moment. Was told at the end that HR would contact me in a day or so.

    Received email inviting me to a virtual conference interview, told to prepare a 10-15 minute presentation on a technical topic, use desktop sharing software to present it. The interview was again behavioral questions, really focused on seeing how well you work in teams and what your approach is to resolving conflicts or dealing with situations. No technical questions, was told I would hear back within 4 weeks.

    Interview Questions

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Texas Instruments (Dallas, TX) in December 2012.

    Interview

    Interview Process is very quick and different. Ti had me do a Technical Presentation and present it to two managers at a time. They would ask questions either over that or over some other questions they prepared.

    Interview Questions

    • I did my presentation over my senior design so most of the questions I was extremely prepared for.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    It was a very fast turn around process. After your interview you know within a week.

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