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Senior Member of Technical Staff Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Palo Alto, CA (US)
No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at VMware (Palo Alto, CA (US)) in August 2019.

Interview

I applied for an Automation QA role. It was a 3 week interview process. I was referred by an employee.
1. Hiring Manager phone call - general experience questions
2. Coding Interview - On hacker-rank. you will be given a question and ask to execute the code and get the correct result. so main/driver function would also need to be written.
3. Onsite Interview - 5 rounds of an hour each, wrapped up in a single day. Mostly around programming and experience.

Interview Questions

  • 1. Coding interview on hacker rank - Reverse a string using linked list
    2. Onsite - Print all pairs in an array that sum up to a given value
          Prime Numbers   Answer Question

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    Senior Member of Technical Staff Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at VMware (Seattle, WA (US)).

    Interview

    1. contact from hr
    2. phone screen
    3. on site interview
    4. HR follow up
    5. Offer
    6. Negotiate
    7. Accept
    8. Document stuff
    The whole process is pretty quick and smooth. I can tell did well as the hiring manager came out as scheduled to greet me and provide feedback right away. Offer came the second day.

    Interview Questions


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    Senior Member of Technical Staff Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at VMware (Palo Alto, CA (US)) in March 2017.

    Interview

    good and lot of technical interview questions standard lists, allocation, tries etc. Clustering, qos, coding and multithreading synchronization, dynamic programming etc etc. Emphazie on design questions. Lot of puzzles. Math formulas and scientific formulas

    Interview Questions

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    Senior Member of Technical Staff Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at VMware (Palo Alto, CA (US)).

    Interview

    Interview process was quite smooth and they were happy to schedule the interview as per my availability.
    received the call from hiring manager itself (even before hr) and got the first round scheduled.
    In total 5 interviews talking about technical concepts to design questions and even some hands on little bit. overall good experience.

    Interview Questions

    • can't write the full question, being too long, but it all boils down to finding path in a tree and using it in another tree.
      merging, sorting etc,
      some practical js/css questions,
      some java inheritance overloading/overriding questions,
      most of the questions were js fundamentals..   Answer Question

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    Senior Member of Technical Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at VMware (New York, NY (US)).

    Interview

    3 rounds of on-site interviews, they focus on algorithms very much, and also the concept to design software. There is a very important interview with a global architect, he has a simple question about software design first, based on your answers, he dive deep with you

    Interview Questions


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    Senior Member Technical Staff Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Polo, MO (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at VMware (Polo, MO (US)) in October 2016.

    Interview

    VMware interview process is very hard, minimum 7 rounds. Interviewers were not co-operative. Lower level people will interview you. In my case i was interviewed for something else but worked assigned was totally different.

    Interview Questions

    • what is your current profile?
      Asks many questions about networking...   Answer Question

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    Senior Member of Technical Staff Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at VMware (Palo Alto, CA (US)) in June 2016.

    Interview

    The recruiter sent a link for the Hacker Rank challenge with two coding and few multiple choice questions. After reviewing the results I was called to an onsite interview. There were four 45 minutes interview: 3 coding and 1 design round. There were some question related to networking and OS fundamentals.

    Interview Questions

    • Q: Design an elevator system.
      Q: Given an array of positive integers, determine if there are consecutive numbers in the array that can be summed up to a target value.   Answer Question

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    Senior Member of Technical Staff Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at VMware (Palo Alto, CA (US)).

    Interview

    1. Telephonic interview, followed by onsite interview by 5 people
    2. During on-site interview 3 out 5 interviewer asked programming questions, on white board
    3. 2 senior management member took the interview, asking current and future road map questions
    4. The offer came in 2 days after the onsite
    5. Recruiter was very sharp and highly skilled in negotiation.

    Interview Questions

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    Senior Member of Technical Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Palo Alto, CA (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at VMware (Palo Alto, CA (US)) in February 2016.

    Interview

    I applied through their website and hr had discussed about my experience and after few months later recruiter had came up with some requirement. Initial round was Hacker rank program with 90 minutes and after went through that another phone interview round on hacker rank again.

    Interview Questions


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    Senior Member of Technical Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA (US)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at VMware (San Francisco, CA (US)).

    Interview

    This is what I went through-
    1.Recruiter reaches out and sends you a hackerrank invite
    2. 1hr 40 min on Hackerrank, 2 coding questions on Algo & DS. Did great , got the max score
    3. Another technical phone screen with Vmware interviewer on hackerrank. Coding on the tool which interviewer can see. 30 min 2 coding questions. All of which focus on how well you know JAVA and built in functions. All that is cared is you know JAVA

    Advice - Cram JAVA and built in methods

    Interview Questions

    • Basic JAVA operations , file processing, reading , regularEx, Datatype conversions. In short things that you don't use on a day to day basis   1 Answer

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