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Tyco Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 20, 2014
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Interview Experience  

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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Finance Manager Interview

Finance Manager

Interviewed at Tyco

Interview Details First round was directly the Technical round with the Finance Controller.
It was more interactive than a typical interview.
The controller did try to gauge whether i actually new Finance metrics and what influenced them.

The next round was with the HR Director and with the GM which were not very indepth.

Interview Question – If i was faced with a situation where i had to bribe a govt official, would i do it?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Please negotiate upfront on your demand as once fixed salary growth is slow.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Project Manager Interview

Project Manager

Interviewed at Tyco

Interview Details Multiple rounds of interviews with senior management, middle management and co-workers. The HR representative ushers through the interview, and the interviewers take notes. The assessment is made quickly and hiring occurs.

Interview Question – Define an example for how to develop a tool   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – 2 rounds


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Project Sales Manager Interview

Project Sales Manager
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Tyco in March 2010.

Interview Details First interview conducted by hiring manager. First interview was to find the right candidates and shortlisting. Usually they will shortlist 3 potential candidates. Second and final interview done by GM. If successful HR will contact you.

Interview Question – GM will asked a lot of technical questions to test your knowledge. May even request interviewee to draw up simple schematic diagram based on his technical questions.   Answer Question


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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Engineer Interview

Engineer

I applied in-person and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Tyco in January 2011.

Interview Details Long process. Expected background check but took additional time due to international inquiry. Very helpful and informative. Very honest and direct during screenning. Interview very specific to position. Plenty of information on benefits and expectations

Negotiation Details – Easy and painless


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Staff Auditor Interview

Staff Auditor
Manchester, NH (US)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Tyco in September 2010.

Interview Details Was referred by a friend. Initial phone interview with HR. In person interview with 2 managers. Process lasted about 2 weeks. Asked typical behavioral-based questions. Describe a time when . . . .etc.

Interview Question – Behaviorally focused. Asked about comfort with change.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – negotiated base salary up 7%.


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

QA Intern Interview

QA Intern
Boston, MA (US)

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Tyco.

Interview Details They need someone with the knowledge of unix and good knowledge about scripting language.
Questions related to networking protocol layer such as HTTP, TCP/IP, UDP , DNS, DHCP.
the interview was a pre-screen and basically related to the technical skills mentioned in the Resume.


Accepted Offer

Negative Experience

Easy Interview

Commercial Installation Technician Interview

Commercial Installation Technician

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Tyco.

Interview Details Was short. He mostly dodged my questions into the Kozlowski scandal

Interview Question – Where do you live?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – They sent a letter and included an offer


Declined Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Service Sales Representative Interview

Service Sales Representative
Singapore (Singapore)

I applied through a staffing agency - interviewed at Tyco in May 2013.

Interview Details It takes a few meeting and the process is a bit long, once hr contact you which then you are likely in for the job.

Interview Question – How can you help the company.   Answer Question


Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

QA Engineer Interview

QA Engineer

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Tyco in December 2011.

Interview Details Total 5 rounds, first round was a phone screen with the QA manager, asked technical questions about computing, networking, etc. Second phone screen was with a QA Lead from east coast, asked questions regarding work experience on resume, just simply yes or no questions, not technical. Third round was with 2 QAs & 2 developers. Forth round was with 4 dev managers, Fifth round was with dev director.

Interview Question – There was a weird question by one of the dev managers.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Account Manager Interview

Account Manager

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Tyco.

Interview Details You speak to the manager of the department and they go through the typical interview questions you normally would get at most interviews. They look for people who have the background to do the job you are applying to with in the company. Mine was to know about technically driven products so you would need to have a good grasp on technically driven products.

Interview Question – None that you shouldn't know already when you are prepared for interviewing with anyone.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Right away.

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