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Interviews at Finisar

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  1. Helpful (1)  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Finisar (Sunnyvale, CA (US)).

    Interview

    phone interview followed by 10 on site interviews and than said positive on the spot. heard back with offer in less than 5 days negotiated and accepted. moved to California

    Interview Questions

    • binary search, repeated character in string, general resume, database   Answer Question

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    Optical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Finisar (Sunnyvale, CA (US)).

    Interview

    I got the onsite interview through contacting the hiring manager, no phone screen was taken. It took about one month to start the onsite process, and finally I went to the interview after waiting for two weeks due to unmatched schedules. The onsite interview was highly technical, but mainly basic EE knowledge such as linear systems and Fourier transform. And also fundamental principle of communication systems.

    Interview Questions

    • I didn't expect to have such technical questions on basic courses and spent quite sometime to refresh myself. Also some details like the amplitude and phase responses after Fourier transform were not well memorized. Other than that, the questions are rather fundamental.   Answer Question
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Horsham, PA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Finisar (Horsham, PA (US)) in May 2014.

    Interview

    Finisar had just created it's internship position in the Philadelphia area when I applied, so everything was somewhat last minute. The process was more of a meet and greet with senior project members who I'd be working with, so I can only presume they'd decided on the hire on the resume and references alone.

    Interview Questions

    • One stage of the interview included some basic quizzing on verilog to ensure that I wasn't entirely incompetent. It mostly covered basic blocks and clock synchronization.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There was little to no negotiation, as this was for a temporary internship position


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    Test Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Horsham, PA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Finisar (Horsham, PA (US)) in September 2012.

    Interview

    2 supervisors came in and fired questions at me. Seemed like they were in a hurry, interview only lasted 15 minutes on a Friday afternoon. Before I returned home, I got a call in my car and they asked me if I could start Monday. Since I was unemployed at the time, I accepted and worked there for a year as a contractor. They hired me full time after the year was up and I worked there for 2 more years until they laid off everyone.

    Interview Questions

    • Did you ever test fiber optic modules?   1 Answer

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    R&D Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Finisar.

    Interview

    I had a phone interview where they asked about my skills. Then I went for on site, it was a 1:1 interview where the interviewers asked me about my experience with hardwares and software. They gave me some coding questions which were pretty basic

    Interview Questions


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    IC Test Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Finisar (Sunnyvale, CA (US)) in June 2016.

    Interview

    Detailed questions were asked about diodes and their testing.Circuit diagrams were given and current and voltage rating were asked. Practical knowledge about IC testing was asked. In on site interview 3 people asked separate questions for an hour. Basics of Electronics that is electronics components is necessary fro interview.

    Interview Questions


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    Senior Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at Finisar.

    Interview

    phone interview with hiring manager went well. He said he would contact the recruiter to set up an in person interview. The recruiter never got back to me and did not respond to emails or phone calls. very unprofessional

    Interview Questions

    • what are some of the projects you liked working on the most and why?   1 Answer
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    Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Had an unpleasant phone interview today. The hiring manager was late for 25mins. When he at last made the call, he started with a question like "in what area can I ask you some technical questions?". Okay, if you didn't bother to read my resume before interview, and didn't bother to call on time and didn't even bother to quickly go though my resume during the call, then why bothered to call for a phone interview?

    Still, after I told him my expertise, he asked a question not closely related to my experience. Only after I told him again which area I have worked in, did he ask some fair questions. Those are fundamentals of electronics, optics and fiber optic communications.

    The phone interview lasted about 20mins and his tone was not really friendly during the whole thing. Soon after I hung up, the recruiter emailed me and said that they wanted to go for other candidates. I don't feel sad at all.

    Interview Questions


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    Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Allen, TX (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Finisar (Allen, TX (US)) in April 2018.

    Interview

    A HR round phonecall
    A manager phonecall round (technical)
    An on-site with the Manager and the Director at Allen TX. They opened 100+ jobs since they expanded to Sherman, TX.
    Very professional and quick response from the HR. Manager is a very friendly and humble man.

    Interview Questions

    • What is a challenge that you would face when you start this position?   1 Answer
    • Regressions, DOE and SPC related   Answer Question

  10. Helpful (1)  

    Product Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Finisar (Sunnyvale, CA (US)) in January 2008.

    Interview

    Mostly ask about your thesis and past optical experience

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    difficult to negotiate the price.


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