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Altera Overview

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San Jose, CA (US)
1001 to 5000 employees
1983
Company - Public (ALTR)
Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing
$2 to $5 billion (CAD) per year
Competitors

Xilinx, Lattice Semiconductor

Altera Corporation is at the forefront of technology innovation, providing customers programmable solutions for leading-edge electronic systems that are shaping our modern world. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, Altera has been supplying the industry with access to ... Read more

Altera Reviews

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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of things to do.

    Cons

    Workload can pile up fast.
    Don't slack.

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Altera Interviews

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    Software Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Altera (Toronto, ON).

    Interview

    two 30 minutes technical rounds. Interviewer went to the point directly.

    I would suggest everyone to practice coding of Data structures and Algorithms in c/c++.

    Question are mostly easy, but solution to that should strike to you as fast as possible. So, even practicing basic data structure operations and algorithms would work. But, make sure you know how to code.

    Interview Questions

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Altera Awards & Accolades

  • America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009

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