"I fully understand that this is a competitive industry. You get one chance to impress your customers so first impressions are everything. When I looked online at the industry reviews, A10 Networks, Inc. seemed to have many more positive reviews than any competitor. You say on your website that your customer service values are the most important focus and that truly does stand out."
"After researching A10 Networks, Inc. I think that the verbiage you use on your website and your social media content has the most positive and customer-centered message.That was a real stand out to me."
It is important that you fully research A10 Networks, Inc. before your interview, as well as their competitors. Be prepared to talk about their competitive landscape and why A10 Networks, Inc. comes out on top. You can keep your answer brief but be as specific as you can. Show off the research you've done!
"I have spent a few years sharpening my knowledge and expertise in X. In my current position, my coworkers will often come to me with questions relating to this subject. I am always happy to help and if I do not know the answer, I will research until I have found one."
"If I could sum up my knowledge in one area of expertise, I would say that I am a subject matter expert in heavy duty electronics and equipment. I am very passionate about the subject. With that said, I do enjoy continued education in a range of subjects."
Everyone has their strengths and areas of expertise. The interviewer wants to know what your is. Talking about your strong suits is not bragging, but it can still be tough to pump your own tires, so to speak. Think about times in the recent past where your manager or co-workers have come to you for answers. Do you seem to have the answers when it comes to a particular subject? Perhaps you just completed additional education or certification in a particular area. Discuss an area where you think you bring above average industry knowledge.
A10 Networks is a U.S. public company specializing in the manufacturing of application delivery controllers (software and hardware). Founded in 2004 by Lee Chen, co-founder of Foundry Networks, A10 originally serviced just the identity management market with its line of ID Series products. In early 2007 they added bandwidth management appliances (EX Series). The company had its initial public offering on March 21, 2014, raising $187.5 million.