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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Mindspeed.

    Interview Details

    HR contacted me after a internal referral
    1 telephonic screening by the director
    3 rounds of personal interviews
    The first one focussed on verification skills and in depth knowledge of recent project
    The 2nd one focussed on system level skills.
    Third one was more of problem solving and scoping of technical knowledge across the range.
    SoC knowledge is a minimum requirement along with advanced verification experience

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I did not negotiate much. was happy with what was offered
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Design Engineer III Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Mindspeed.

    Interview Details

    Rectruitment Agency contact
    HR contact
    Phone Interview
    Technical Interview by the Project Lead followed by the Business Unit Director

    Interview Questions
    • In system verilog, how will you randomize without the randomize method call?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Comfortable
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
  3.  

    Analog and Mixed Signal Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Mindspeed in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    The hiring manager contacted me regarding this opportunity and within 1 day the phone interview was setup and he asked me questions based on my resume.

    Interview Questions
    • What is a current mirror and what are the difficulties while designing it?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Product Applications Staff Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Mindspeed.

    Interview Details

    Interviewing entire day with multiple people. Some are engaged in interview process. Some are not. Need to make sure you get business cards because if you don't, you won't know who the heck you interviewed with.

    Interview Questions
    • Make a thesis type presentation on a problem you solved. What/how/when/where/results.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Senior Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Newport Beach, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Newport Beach, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at Mindspeed in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    Everyone was very friendly

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Electronic Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Mindspeed in February 2011.

    Interview Details

    1 by 1 interview for 4,5 ppl. need writing test.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    give me the offer ,then accepted
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Analog Design Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a dayinterviewed at Mindspeed in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    Ask me to answer his questions about three circuits

    1. current source
    2. Op-amp
    3. cascode amp

    Interview Questions
    • cascode amplifier with ideal current source connected at the source and resistor connected at the drain

      what is the gain ?
        View Answer
    • a Op-amp, ask the frequency pole, and how to improve the imbalance, where is the most important pole.   Answer Question
    • a current mirror circuit, ask me that output voltage range   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Field Applications Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Mindspeed in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    There was four round interview.
    1. Tell about former project experience.
    2. Manager will have a face to face interview, in this round, you could ask sth you want to know.
    3. A phone interview by R&D.
    4. Final interview big boss.

    Interview Questions
    • Do not get difficult or unexpected question, just tell the truth. If you met the recruit requirement, you get big chance.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiate, get the number I want
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Mindspeed in August 2009.

    Interview Details

    I got this new position by talking with a new department manager, clearly they need someone to fill in the job, and HR asked me if I am interested in a new role. I then got an interview opportunity and been asked for many aspect of the new role, and if I am willing to travel, and if I am confortable to coordinate team without supervising etc, and I got the job in about one hour.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe the most difficult task you were able to complish.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    salary, negotiated $4k more than initial offer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA (US)
    Application Details

    The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Mindspeed in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    initial phone interview was about the content of resume, introductions etc

    1:1 was based on basics.
    Was given a TIA to solve.

    Interview Questions
    • what is the impact of capacitnace at input of TIA on bandwidth   View Answer
    • what is the o/p of a LPF followed by a HPF   View Answers (2)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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