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FireEye Overview
Milpitas, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public (FEYE)
Information Technology
Unknown / Non-Applicable
FireEye has invented a purpose-built, virtual machine-based security platform that provides real-time threat protection to enterprises and governments worldwide against the next generation of cyber attacks. These highly sophisticated cyber attacks easily circumvent traditional ... Read more

Mission: To protect the world from advanced cyber attacks

Company Updates

  • We are excited to welcome our new Head of Worldwide Sales, Bill Robbins, to FireEye

    FireEye Names Former Symantec Exec As Head Of Worldwide Sales

    FireEye has named Bill Robbins as its new head of worldwide sales, bringing in the long-time industry executive with a mission to win back the hearts and minds of the company's channel as it looks to push more business through partners. Robbins joins FireEye, starting Friday, from Nuance Communications, where he was executive vice president of worldwide sales.

  • FireEye iSIGHT Intel report spotlights Vendetta Brothers, cybercriminals using business principles to avoid detection

    Vendetta Brothers, Inc. - A Window Into the Business of the Cybercriminal Underground " Threat Research Blog

    FireEye iSIGHT Intelligence have been tracking a pair of cybercriminals that we refer to as the "Vendetta Brothers." This enterprising duo uses various strategies to compromise point-of-sale systems, steal payment card information and sell it on their underground marketplace "Vendetta World."

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    I have been working at FireEye full-time (More than 5 years)


    They treat their employees very well. Overall it is a positive place to work with a fairly loose management atmosphere.


    Stock price has continued to drop.

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    Pursue profitability at all costs.

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
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    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at FireEye (San Jose, CA) in January 2017.


    I saw the job posting on LinkedIn which redirected me to apply on FireEye careers site.

    1 telephonic round
    Started off with my background and continued with 3 simple programming questions to be solved on shared hackerrank code pad.

    4 onsite rounds + 1 lunch interview

    Interview Questions

    • Coding questions: String Compression problem, producer-consumer problem, readers-writers problem, check valid BST, improvise on the same problem with iterative tree traversal provided parent pointers in struct definition using O(1) extra space, implement strstr(), implement a simple regex matcher supporting '?' and '*' wildcards

      Other questions include OS and Networking basics, difference between TCP/UDP and when to use them, TCP flow and congestion control algorithm (how TCP reacts to a certain scenario), HTTP header contents, What is DNS and its response types, What happens when you enter a URL in web browser, mutexes and critical section, draw stack and contents of a given C program, how to efficiently serialize and deserialize a tree using a database table (basically asked me to draw the fields of the SQL table and describe the process)  
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FireEye Awards & Accolades

  • The 125 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area 2016, San Francisco Business Times, 2016
  • Cyber 500: Companies to Watch (1), Cybersecurity Ventures, 2015
  • Best Security Company, SC Magazine, 2015
  • Cyber Essentials Scheme Accreditation, IASME Consortium, 2015
  • Best Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection, SC Magazine, 2015
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