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Spirent Communications Overview

www.spirent.com
Crawley, West Sussex, South East England, England (UK)
1001 to 5000 employees
1936
Company - Public (LSE: SPT)
Telecommunications
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Ixia, Anritsu
Spirent Communications enables innovations in Communications Technologies that connect the smarter world. Whether it is service provider networks, data centers, enterprise IT, mobile communications, connected vehicles, or the Internet of Things, Spirent solutions are working ... Read more

Spirent Communications Reviews

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Eric Hutchinson
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    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in San Jose, CA
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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Spirent Communications full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Great people
    -Great work environment
    -Non-political environment
    -Great core HW based product offering

    Cons

    -A lot of resource constraints in growth areas
    -No equity sharing initiative (RSUs, options, viable ESPP)

    Advice to Management

    Employees need to have a sense of ownership in the company. I this industry companies offer options, RSUs and viable (15% off) ESPP. It will help with performance once you have a feel of ownership.

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Spirent Communications Photos

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Spirent Communications Interviews

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    Member of Technical Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Spirent Communications (San Jose, CA) in June 2016.

    Interview

    Couple of easy phone interviews followed by an Onsite interview. Onsite Interview took 3+ hours. Started with Presentation followed by exercises on lab eqipment, Excel & MATLAB. Technical Interview by Hiring manager, most of the questions are simple and related to GPS & Wireless technoligies.

    Interview Questions

    • How GPS works? What is DSS? difference between cdma & FDMA? How many satellites are required for GPS to find the location? what kind of data is transmitted from satellites ? questions about Spectrum Analyzer?   Answer Question
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Spirent Communications Awards & Accolades

  • Investors in People Gold, Investors in People, 2016
  • Test of Time Award, Test & Measurement World Magazine, 2011
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