Systems Engineer Interview Questions in Phoenix, AZ | Glassdoor

Systems Engineer Interview Questions in Phoenix, AZ

Systems engineers work closely with systems analysts to maintain a company's IT system by developing the operating systems that run computers. Expect to be quizzed on a variety of technical questions that will test your knowledge of how computer systems work. Employers prefer candidates with a bachelor's degree in an engineering field and previous experience with technology.

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Tell us about a time when a project failed. How did you recover from the failure?

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The questions were straight forward, no personality questions. Just explained what I did to recover from the failure and finish the project.

What would you do if the material you need to do your work isn't readily available?

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Identify items that I was the lead system engineer on.

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Technical questions consisted of general networking types of questions.

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How do you handle multiple deadlines?

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They asked why would their software not report a certain sensor fault and then dropped their specification in front of me.

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Tell us how you handled a difficult team member.

Most questions were geared towards why I wanted to work at Honeywell, if I would be willing to do various jobs, travel, etc. No behavioral questions - mainly get-to-know-you type things

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How many contacts do you have at partners who we can then try to convince to sell our solution?

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