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  1.  

    Software Engineer Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Andover, MA (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Philips (Andover, MA (US)) in November 2017.

    Interview

    I got 2 interviews one was on campus .After my first round almost after 2 weeks they invited me to their office at Andover for final interview. It was very smooth.

    Interview Questions

    • Mysql and Java questions and few basic data structure questions   Answer Question

  2.  

    Software Engineer I Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5+ weeks. I interviewed at Philips (New York, NY (US)) in February 2018.

    Interview

    Total 4 rounds:
    1) Online Test( which included asp.net + aptitude reasoning questions)
    2) Telephonic technical round
    3) face to face technical round
    4) HR round

    Panel were good...it was not that difficult...you should have some basic +relevant +good knowledge for the position you are applying for.

    Interview Questions

  3. Helpful (1)  

    Software Engineer II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bothell, WA (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Philips (Bothell, WA (US)) in January 2011.

    Interview

    Phone interview
    Then invited to company campus for a 6 hour interview (9AM - 3PM no lunch break).

    Interview Questions

    • Tell about your old projects in C++
      Behavior questions from the project managers:
       - What would you do if a member in your group is not active?
       - How do you motivate yourself?
       - What do you see yourself in 10 years?
       - Have you ever had a problem that you could not solve? What did you do in that situation?
       - Have you ever brought up an innovative idea to your team?
      ...   Answer Question
    • What is polymorphism?
      How to know if a linked list is circular?
      When to use static_cast and dynamic_cast?
      What's the use of declaring a constructor as private?
      Using object-oriented design, implement a text editor.
      Given a piece of C++ code (of their project), explain what it is doing.   Answer Question

  4.  

    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bothell, WA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Philips (Bothell, WA (US)) in February 2012.

    Interview

    Interview process is pretty simple. Mostly basic programming questions, especially in C++

    Interview Questions


  5.  

    Software Engineer IV Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bothell, WA (US)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Philips (Bothell, WA (US)) in August 2015.

    Interview

    So I got a interview through a internal referral. Had a conversation with the Manager, than 3 team members interviewed one on one. It was very de-moralizing because I didn't get any feedback. I tried contacting them several times, but no help at all.

    Interview Questions


  6. Helpful (1)  

    Software Engineer IV Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Foster City, CA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Philips (Foster City, CA (US)) in October 2010.

    Interview

    Phone interview consisted of questions on Win32, MFC, COM and ATL questions.

    Once the phone screen is complete, the in person interviews were on site in Foster City. First interview was the design of a distributed system using Objected Oriented techniques. SEcond interview was about C++ , templates and STL. Third Interview was about algorithms and data structures.

    Interview Questions

    • Design an algorithm for walking a tree-like data structure and serialize it XML   Answer Question
    • Design a smart pointer class whose behavior can be changed by policies.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    They were pretty fixed on the offer. I had to move to because of personal reasons, so accepted it.


  7.  

    Software Engineering Co-op Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bothell, WA (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Philips (Bothell, WA (US)) in May 2010.

    Interview

    I applied to the position through my college career website and got an interview a few weeks later. The interview was on campus with a few technical managers for different possible placements. All of the managers with very nice and laid-back. Mostly behavioral questions with a few basic technical questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Have you ever been in a situation of conflict with your group while working on a project and how did you handle this?   Answer Question
    • What is a binary tree? How many nodes are in a binary tree of N height?   Answer Question
  8.  

    Strategic Buyer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Philips (New York, NY (US)) in June 2016.

    Interview

    HR set up a phone interview with hiring manager. A hiring manager called me 25 minutes later from the original appointment time. Interview questions were not difficult for me. However, the hiring manager was not fully ready to listen.

    Interview Questions


  9.  

    SQA Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Philips in December 2013.

    Interview

    Met with manager, tech lead and PM. Asked reasonable questions and there was a real job at the end. Standard interview with reasonable questions. Got offer and was there for almost 5 years as a contractor.

    Interview Questions


  10. Helpful (1)  

    Staff Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Andover, MA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Philips (Andover, MA (US)) in July 2015.

    Interview

    Quick phone interview with HR, another phone interview with the hiring manager, office interviews with three managers. Very good communication, fast process. Everyone was very friendly and company kept in touch throughout the whole process.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Did not negotiate


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