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Interviews at Western Digital

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Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee in Boulder, CO (US)
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Western Digital (Boulder, CO (US)) in September 2011.

Interview

There was a few technical code problems to solve.
People were kind and respectful.
There were 5 people interviewing me. one for each hour.
It was a combination of what did you do at your previous company... tell me about your self... why are you looking to work here...

Interview Questions

  • Do you know what inheritance is? Can you give an example?   1 Answer

Other Interview Reviews for Western Digital

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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Western Digital (Los Angeles, CA (US)) in July 2012.

    Interview

    The interview was with numerous individuals over the course of most of one day. Each interview took 45 minutes to an hour. The focus of each individual interview correlated to the interviewer’s area of technical competency. Technical questions mainly concerned the product and appeared to be related to recurring issues or area of challenges.

    Negotiation

    Was not able to negotiate.


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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Western Digital (San Jose, CA (US)) in June 2011.

    Interview

    Interviewed with 5 different managers including HR. Most of the questions were based off your experience and what you reported on your resume. They spent a majority if the time explaining what the company is about, day to day duties, and what to expect.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you had to troubleshoot something that went wrong and how did you resolve it   Answer Question
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    Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Western Digital (Irvine, CA (US)) in January 2011.

    Interview

    Nice interview.
    Western Digital Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, sale, and provision of data storage solutions that enable consumers, businesses, governments, and other organizations to create, manage, experience, and preserve digital content worldwide. The company’s product portfolio includes hard disk drives (HDDs), solid-state drives (SSDs), direct attached storage solutions, personal cloud network attached storage solutions, and public and private cloud data center

    Interview Questions

    • my experience.
      Western Digital Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, sale, and provision of data storage solutions that enable consumers, businesses, governments, and other organizations to create, manage, experience, and preserve digital content worldwide. The company’s product portfolio includes hard disk drives (HDDs), solid-state drives (SSDs), direct attached storage solutions, personal cloud network attached storage solutions, and public and private cloud data center   1 Answer

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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA (US)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Western Digital (Irvine, CA (US)) in August 2014.

    Interview

    Lengthy and targeted towards academic achievers, but not necessarily good workers, nor people with common everyday logic. Questions involved all aspects of EE, not just the position at hand.

    Interview Questions

    • What are the different SCSI layers?   1 Answer

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    Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Western Digital (Irvine, CA (US)) in May 2012.

    Interview

    The interviewing process was very efficient and to the point. It consisted of an on-paper skills test, and 4 30-minute interview sessions with different engineers within the company. Interview questions mainly consisted of items listed on your resume. A lunch meeting takes place afterwards, and all of the employees seemed friendly and happy. Remain on guard, however; the lunch is an extension of the interview where they probe your personality traits.

    If you do well on the written exam and can hold pleasant conversation with the engineers, you should receive an offer.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you deal with the stress of deadlines?   1 Answer

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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Western Digital.

    Interview

    Mostly explained job description. The interviewer went through all the expectations and job descriptions. He did most of the talking and only asked 1 or 2 technical questions at the end. Didn't get to go onto the next round, not sure why because I didn't answer any questions.

    Interview Questions


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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Grand Forks, ND (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Western Digital (Grand Forks, ND (US)) in November 2015.

    Interview

    Short and sweet. I was contacted over the phone and an official offer came through the e-mail. None of the questions were very technical and most of the questions focused on affirming the presented resume.

    Interview Questions

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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA (US)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Western Digital (San Jose, CA (US)) in April 2017.

    Interview

    I got a call from HR and asked some simple question about qualification. After the call, they scheduled an onsite for me. Onsite is 4rounds, each round is 30 mins back to back. one round is behavior question. Also about MIPS.

    Interview Questions


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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Longmont, CO (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Western Digital (Longmont, CO (US)) in November 2009.

    Interview

    Received call from recruiter who asked a few basic questions. Told to expect call in a few days for next steps if I was going to be considered for an interview.
    About five days later got a call to schedule interview for the following week.
    I got sick before the interview. They scheduled me for the last available interview slot/day to give me more time to recover.
    Interview was mostly one-on-one. Four different interviewers, one each hour with two together in one hour.
    I thought I did well in the interview, but later realized I did not "sell" my benefits to the company in a proactive way.
    Received call about a week later telling me I did not get the position.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time you handled a conflict between two other people or groups.   1 Answer

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