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Cadence Design Systems Member of Technical Staff Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated May 27, 2014
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Noida

I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at Cadence Design Systems in July 2011.

Interview Details It consists of 3 rounds - 2 technical and 1 HR. Technical was of average difficulty. Mainly asked about OOPS concept. Asked simple interview questions + some problem solving questions.
Second technical was by manager. Asked basic questions and told the overview of product. Overall, it was a good experience.
HR round was also simple. Discussed about "why do you want to leave".... Also, discussed about salary part.

Interview Question – All questions were average.   Answer Question


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Member of Technical Staff
Noida

I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at Cadence Design Systems.

Interview Details Good knowledge in VLSI flow
Good knowledge in Analog and digital basic flows

Interview Question – Nothing specific   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation done


Accepted Offer

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Member of Technical Staff
New Delhi

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Cadence Design Systems in December 2009.

Interview Details There was a panel of interviewers from different groups. They asked difficult questions about C/C++, data-structures.

Interview Question – Find the nth smallest element in binary tree.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I didn't negotiate


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Member of Technical Staff
Pudong, Shanghai (China)

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Cadence Design Systems in January 2010.

Interview Details Technical test and interview about ID design flow

Interview Question – One IQ question is very interesting   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

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Member of Technical Staff

Interviewed at Cadence Design Systems

Interview Details HR found the resume from monster can emailed me the job information. scheduled an interview with the manager. Then an easy on-site interview. the whole process is smooth. They really need to fill the position.

Interview Question – what do you want to do in 5 years?   Answer Question


No Offer

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Easy Interview

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Member of Technical Staff

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Cadence Design Systems in July 2009.

Interview Details Should have gone with telephonic interview in india by one or two quick technical rounds followed by US telephonic interview.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Member of Technical Staff Interview

Member of Technical Staff

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Cadence Design Systems in October 2008.

Interview Details simple process , not too many rounds .. usual questions

Interview Question – probability questions, pattern matching questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – HR was stubborn

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