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Tyco Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 29, 2014
All Interviews Received Offers

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Neutral Experience

Project Manager Interview

Project Manager

Interviewed at Tyco

Interview Details I was contacted very quickly and had one phone interview and 4 four half hour in person interviews by various team members. The interviews were easy, and almost fun. Great attitudes and atmosphere. I felt very comfortable through the whole process.

Interview Question – What did you do yesterday?   Answer Question


Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer
Irvine, CA (US)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Tyco in July 2014.

Interview Details 1 phone interview, 1 onsite interview..
I was interviewed by 1 manage and 4 senior software engineer, each one last about 45 mins
question was around REST API design, unit-test, stress testing, basic data structure, algorithm, multithreading..

Interview Question – would like to do testing   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – relocation


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

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