Questions and Answers about Symantec

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What is the interview process like?


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Mostly meeting with management and other managers from the organization. Low key not a stressful interview. Basic questions that are on a list of questions for an interview.

Answered - Principle Pricing and Licensing Project Manager (Former Employee) - Mountain View, CA

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Medium difficulty, typically 2-3 tiers of interviews/sessions, either 1-on-1 or committee based.

Answered - Senior Manager, Business Operations (Former Employee) - Houston, TX

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Phone interview, then in-person.

Answered - Corporate/Technical Recruiter (Former Employee) - Culver City, CA

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Very thorough interview process. Fast paced - much like Symantec.

Answered - Data Business Analyst (Former Employee) - Springfield, OR

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It was 3 phone calls and 2 in-person interviews

Answered - SENIOR PRINCIPAL PROGRAM MANAGER (Current Employee) - Mountain View, CA

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Several interviews with various managers, mostly in a round table environment. Job background search, criminal background search. Lengthy process.

Answered - Inside Sales (Former Employee) - Springfield, OR

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Scattered and unorganized

Answered - Specialist (Current Employee) - Lindon, UT

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It was pretty straightforward. I was contacted by Symantec by the recruiter, then there was a phone screen by the technical director, I was given an on-site interview by 3 senior team members and was asked for references and a background check and then I received a great offer.

Answered - Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee) - San Francisco, CA

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The interview process will depend on the position. My experience was seamless, quick and pleasant.


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Multiple managers and peers will interview you with possible skills testing scenarios.

Answered - Content Operations Manager / Technical Lead (Former Employee) - Mountain View, CA

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