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# Hardware Test Engineer Interview Questions

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Aug 28, 2010

### Hardware Test Engineer at Qualcomm was asked...

Nov 9, 2012
 If the input signal to an ADC is a perfect sine wave but the output spectrum of the ADC shows significant odd harmonics, what is wrong with the ADC? 1 AnswerThe sampling rate.

### Electrical Engineer (Hardware Test Lab) at SpaceX was asked...

Feb 15, 2012
 Derive the differential equations of motion for a given mechanical system and calculate the transfer function.1 AnswerThis was a simple second order system with damping. Brush up on the basics.

### Hardware Test Engineer at Qualcomm was asked...

Aug 28, 2010
 Converting NAND gate into NOT , how would you test a buffer using ocilloscope and other devices1 AnswerTie the inputs of the NAND gate together, and it will operate as an inverter (NOT gate).

### Hardware Test Engineer at Qualcomm was asked...

Aug 28, 2010
 C function to detect odd number, detect if number is odd , calculate characters in string1 AnswerRemainder divide the number by 2 (int result = number % 2). Check that the result is not zero (result != 0) in an if statement. To calculate the characters in a string, make a character array that is equal to the string (i.e. char charArray[] = "unknown string"). Then make a loop that increments everytime the character array does not equal the null character, which is the character used to terminate a string. The variable you use to increment in your loop is also your character counter. for (i = 0; charArray[i] != \0; i++) { }

### Test Hardware Engineering Intern at Skyworks Solutions was asked...

Feb 20, 2014
 Give me three reasons why I should hire you.2 AnswersThis was unexpected because it was the very first question I received from the hiring manager.I am passionate about what I do "testing" I know how to test hardware I can learn quickly new techniques

### Hardware Test Engineer at Apple was asked...

Nov 28, 2016
 they described the position requirements and asked about relevant experience to those requirements. the questions they asked indicated they did an accurate professional profile match to the position requirements.1 Answeri provided answers that were best suited to the technical questions relevant to the postion

### Hardware Test Engineer at Qualcomm was asked...

Apr 22, 2014
 C/C++ programming questions which weren't really hard. 2 Answersdid they ask any hardware related questions?Nope. Waste of time to me.

### Electrical Engineer (Hardware Test Lab) at SpaceX was asked...

Feb 15, 2012
 Asked to identify various electrical components, tools, data sheets, etc.1 AnswerEasy/fun aspect of the interview.

### Electrical Engineer (Hardware Test Lab) at SpaceX was asked...

Feb 15, 2012
 Written skills test1 AnswerMay be asked to take this prior to arrival, although I was had not been.
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