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Cisco Systems Interview Questions

Updated 21 Jun 2018
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview

    Quick and easy. The hiring manager was very nice and helpful in terms of what the internship entailed. The whole process took about 1 week. Not scary for an interview at a tech firm.

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    Pre-Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview

    It took for a few weeks to get the offer. I had one phone and onside interview with team members and managers. I got my offer after the interview process

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  3.  

    Technical Lead Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Cisco Systems (San Jose, CA (US)).

    Interview

    - Very Smooth
    - Hiring manager Phone screening to find match
    - On site interview by 4 person for a total of 2 hours
    - Interviewers cordial
    - Process took less than a month

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  4. Helpful (2)  

    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview

    There was a phone screening with the hiring manager followed by a four-hour interview with engineers on the team. The team was very friendly and helpful; the interviews seemed more like normal conversation. Overall, a very pleasant, stress-free experience.

    Interview Questions

    • Asked technical questions, situational responses, and about past experiences.   Answer Question

  5.  

    Coop Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    Applied through university and got a call back a few weeks after. First phone call was just a casual talk then second was technical. Didn't make it past the technical interview sadly.

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  6.  

    Tech Lead Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Cisco Systems (New York, NY (US)) in June 2018.

    Interview

    whiteboard questions. half a day or so. questions were relevant and interviewers were good. Not sure if every group has same style. Both young and older engineers interviewing.

    Interview Questions

    • technical questions, some arch, some coding.   1 Answer

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    VSAM Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview

    They brought in 20 people for a group setting. Once introduced the interview team, we were brought into a room to do a mock sales meeting virtually. After that, the interview team watched your sales job and then you interviewed with 3 people after.

    Interview Questions

    • What makes you qualified for this position even though you don't have any sales experience?   Answer Question
  8. Helpful (1)  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Setup an interview after interacting at a career fair. One-on-one interview with an engineer. It was not too formal. Not too technical in terms of low-level details. Felt more like a conversation than an interview.

    Interview Questions


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    Virtual Sales Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Research Triangle Park, NC (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Cisco Systems (Research Triangle Park, NC (US)).

    Interview

    Took about 3 months; Recruiter phone screening; a few weeks later Wednesday on campus assessment center - describe your past work experience and why you want this position - simulate cold calling via WebEx video conference - meet with 3 managers and make them like you - third follow up offer extended

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    Customer Success Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview

    The process started with a phone screening and another phone interview. I was then invited to interview onsite with 4 individuals from the company (mostly over Webex). The last round was a presentation in front of the CSM team.

    Interview Questions

    • Give us examples of a negative/positive client engagement and what you learned from it.   Answer Question

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