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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
$1 to $2 billion (CAD) per year
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 Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Altera (Toronto, ON) in October 2011.

    Interview

    Altera had a in school presentation about their Toronto site. I applied this job through school's job portal as well as email HR with my resume and transcript.
    The interview was schedualed 2 weeks ahead.
    There are two ppl interview me. Each with half hour.
    The 1st interviewer was ask me some questions from my resume, most about my current research.
    Then she ask me one question that: write function code to determinate if two rectangle if overlap or not.
    The 2nd interviewer was ask about in a big matrix, with certain sized window. how to effecitly find the max window , and talk about how to implement it in hardware and software.

    Interview Questions

    • write function code to determinate if two rectangle if overlap or not.   1 Answer
    • in a big matrix, with certain sized window. how to effecitly find the max window , and talk about how to implement it in hardware and software.   Answer Question
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Altera Awards & Accolades

  • America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009

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