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Senior Engineering Program Manager Interview Questions


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the CFO asked me to describe a circumstance where I did not get along with a superior manager and how I handled it.

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I answered honestly about my last manager (only worked for 8 months) who harassed me and treated me very unprofessionally. Yet I did not stoop to his level, continued to treat him with respect and most importantly never allowed it to affect my workplace, or my project (and continued to get outstanding performance awards). I also made certain I described how my prior management training and experiences, my team and project leadership and how obtaining my Leadership Certificate significantly helped me with this situation b/c it contained classroom experiences/role playing in each Communicating Across Cultures, Dealing with Difficult People and Conflict Resolution Courses.

Interviewers were very interested in my prior experienced with advanced television technologies (understandable). Much of TiVo's platform is proprietary, so you just have to have enough background to pick things up once you get in the door.

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Technical aspect of SoC, budget experience, material, supply chain experience

One bit of the interview process i enjoyed is the white boarding sessions around a problem and my approach to solve it.