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# Engineering Management Interview Questions

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Feb 29, 2012
 Given US denomination coins, what is the algorithm to make change for any amount?3 AnswersGreedy algorithm will work in this caseCode is in JAVA : public class USCoins { public static void main(String args[]) { int[] coinDenominations = {25,10,5,1}; double totalAmountInDollars = 3.46; int[] numberOfEachCoin = getNumber(coinDenominations,totalAmountInDollars); for(int number : numberOfEachCoin) System.out.println(number); } private static int[] getNumber(int[] coinDenominations, double totalAmountInDollars) { int numberOfEachCoin[] = new int[coinDenominations.length]; int totalAmountInCents = (int) (totalAmountInDollars*100); for(int i=0;iInspired by this problem, I have proposed a solution that print out all possible change combinations per given amount. I demo the problem solving process in this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VBjhiKUtmE

### Engineering Management Trainee at Nestlé Purina was asked...

Dec 14, 2013
 Why should I hire you?1 AnswerI messed this up. Definitely the worst part of my interviews. I should have had an answer for this, but I had never been asked it before. Only 1 of the managers asked me this.

### Security Vulnerability Management Engineer at Airbnb was asked...

Feb 21, 2019
 How would you handle an engineer downgrading the severity of a vulnerability just to extend the SLA?1 AnswerDiscuss the criteria for categorizing the vulnerability severity in the first place, emphasize that a downgrade merely to extend SLA isn't appropriate, come up with a plan to more accurately categorize vulnerabilities in the future so the downgrade issue doesn't come up as much.

### Analog Design Engineer/Power Management at Qualcomm was asked...

Mar 12, 2012
 why is matching required?1 AnswerMatching in MOSFET transistor inverters is necessary because the electrons that move in the NMOS transistor move at a faster rate than the holes that move in the PMOS transistor. This means when a signal is received, the NMOS will react before the PMOS. To equalize this, they transistors must be matched (by adjusting their widths) so that their transition times are the same.

### Industrial Engineer- Project Management Intern at US Postal Service was asked...

May 7, 2013
 Describe what you would do if your boss assigned you a project that he needed completed in 4 weeks but you realize that it actually takes 6 weeks to complete, but your boss tells you that 4 weeks is the max time you have on it. What would you do?1 AnswerI would explain to my boss that this is a project that needs more time , but still would utilize my resources to so my best to complete the project by the desired time frame.

### Software Configuration Management Engineer at TEOCO was asked...

Jun 21, 2012
 Would you say you are more a system administrator?1 AnswerNo, 90% of my job was source control management, documentation, installation, and support.... What about that is System's Admin?

### Production Management Engineer at Cargill was asked...

Oct 17, 2015
 Name one time you gained someones trust1 AnswerAn excellent example of when I gained the trust of one of my bosses was when I made a minor mistake while detailing a car that costed the company \$300 however, my boss began to trust me because he knew I was honest.

### Engineering Management at Control4 was asked...

Nov 4, 2011
 What was the last project you personally programmed for?1 AnswerThey were looking to see if you were still in touch with the technology