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MaxLinear Software engineer interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Software engineer role at MaxLinear
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview Technical Interview
Round 1

Test

Interview Experience
It was a written test with some numerical aptitude questions and coding questions. The test was fairly easy
Interview Tips
Learn about pointers and using function pointers
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
First, I was asked to brief about the projects I have done so far. Then there were some questions about C programming like pointers, const pointers, storage classes, volatile keyword etc. It was followed by some basic questions about computer architecture, microcontroller, FPGA, RTOS
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
In this round I was asked to write algorithm for some simple problems like checking if a given integer (not string) is palindrome or not, checking if a number is a multiple of 3 (using bitwise operations) etc
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MaxLinear Software engineer interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Software engineer role at MaxLinear
Interview Process
Resume Shortlist Test Technical Interview Technical Interview
Round 1

Resume Shortlist

Interview Experience
Shortlisted based on CGPA and Profile
Interview Tips
CGPA above 7.5 and Communication/CS based coursework/ability
Round 2

Test

No. of Questions
12 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Written test
Interview Experience
C Coding Questions which checked basic knowledge of C
Interview Tips
Brush up your C skills. Questions are easy but may require knowledge of stuff like what is big endian and little endian etc.
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Communication Concepts
Interview Experience
My Communication relation concepts were tested. My Major Project was asked in detail.
Interview Tips
If Comm background, prepare ITC, MultiCarrier/Wireless at a good level. If not they will ask C.
Round 4

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Embedded Concepts
Interview Experience
I was asked basic level embedded concepts.
Interview Tips
Prepare on the following and similar stuff : How to implement a pseudo dynamic memory allocation using flash memory- which data structure to use. How does Inter Process Communication work. How does a multicore processor synchronizes its cores. If Comm background, give the TX and RX chain design (Wireless System Design)
Skills

Skills Tested

  • Communication Systems
  • Embedded Systems
  • C Programming
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MaxLinear Asic pnr interview

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Sasidhar NFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Asic pnr role at MaxLinear
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview
Round 1

Test

Interview Experience
Exam has both objective and descriptive.Most of the questions are from dudital ic design.Includes questions on delays,timing analysis.
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
Questions on s on power dissipation,latchup,setup time,hold time,short current and its variation with input slew and output cap,ASIC flow
Interview Tips
Prepare digital ic design well.
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MaxLinear Embedded software engineer interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Embedded software engineer role at MaxLinear
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview
Round 1

Test

No. of Questions
35 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: C/C++ basics
Interview Experience
Around 30-40 MCQs + 5 subjective questions.
Subjective questions were - finding little endian/big endian using char-int, function pointers, etc
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
Mostly resume based, mostly looking for someone who have worked intensively in that area.
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