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Updated 25 Nov 2014
Updated 25 Nov 2014
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    Senior Manager Analytics Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Amazon.com in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    2 months long process... with one onsite round.. no significant difficult questions... They asked me to build up a model which has no relevance with the job but I did it successfully.

    Interview Questions
    • How you can manage your resources in case of extra work. No answer satisfied them except night out of all team members at office. Ridiculous expectation   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Software Development Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6 daysinterviewed at Amazon.com in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    There were two phone screens. The first screen was mostly data structures and a small design problem. Second was around design, and behavioral questions.

    The onsite had 6 rounds. The first is the manager round with job desc and one design question. The second was technical related to the project.The third was a design exercise . These were not too hard. The post lunch sessions were people management, project management and a senior manager round. The last person was the most impressive, all were skilled but not exceptional. Creativity seemed lacking in them. They work like dogs I guess.

     I got very tired at the end and passed a project related technical question I knew say I g I don't get into technical details,which was not true and , which proved to be the fatal mistake.

    Interview Questions
    • A web service is used by many teams. How do you release a new version ? Sending emails or reminders to a mailing list of current users does not guarantee a full response, what do you do?   View Answers (2)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Technical Program Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Amazon.com in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    The Interview Experience with Amazon.com Bangalore was very Bad. The Interviewer was very unprofessional. He started the conversation saying "Lets finish this quickly". Hmmm Come on, how can interview finish in couple of minutes.? His questions were more to show You down, he was not satisfied with even one Answer.The HR never bothered to inform me whether I am selected or not? I eve dropped them an email, she did not respond. When we invest so much time/effort in interview process, dont we have the right to know whether we are selected or not? I really had high regards for Amazon, but this process really put me down. Good I am not joining this co.

    Interview Questions
    • What is your Project Managemet Style? ...should it not be Method?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Customer Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Amazon.com in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    online test personal interview,versant round

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Customer Service Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Amazon.com.

    Interview Details

    I faced the interview in 2007 - Four Rounds were conducted starting with self introduction after clearing that we have to attend a written test which constitutes of aptitude and English after clearing the third round would consist of typing skills 40wpm and Internet proficiency test if we are cleared with all the three rounds the final round will be HR round.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Application Details

    interviewed at Amazon.com in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Was called by the recruiter and an online test scheduled. It was a difficult tree traversal and manipulation test. One test case set with values and the expected output was provided as a sample. I was not prepared enough with the APIs and so lost out. Overall it was a positive experience with the recruiter

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Software Development Engineer I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Interview Details

    You have 1 written , 2/3 telephonic and 4/6 f2f rounds.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Senior Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at Amazon.com in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Got the interview call from Amazon HR. Interview was mostly on the current job, roles and responsibilities and how I handled the products in my current role.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Development Engineer II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    They were pursuing me a lot bcoz their profiles were similar to me.

    I had worked a lot on Distributed Systems, E-COmmerce, Big Systems.

    The HR first called up & gave me all the details. I asked about what exactly do they look for in coding interviews. He told me they looked to see basic things like whether the candidate broke down the problem into simple parts & divided the complexity.

    In the telephonic round the interviewer asked about breadth first traversal.

    Interview Questions
    • Asked me to design a Potato Chips Factory by OOAD means.   Answer Question
    No Offer
  11. 3 people found this helpful  

    Risk Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Amazon.com in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    We had a campus Drive. At first i was tensed as it was my first interview but my inner soul was telling confidently i would get it.

    There were 5 rounds in total
    -PIR
    -Critical Assesment
    -Versant
    -HR
    -ops

    PIR round was like walking over water, the hr asks a question and you need to respond on it very confidently. They test your communication skills, your behavior and your expressiveness. There will be a major cut down in the number in this round, only 1/3 were able to make through it.

    The next one was Critical assessment, it was very CRITICAL, it will test your patience, your way of thinking, your personality is evaluated and your understandability and problem solving ability will be tested. Trust me, more than 80% will be eliminated in this round. It's an online round by the way.

    Versant, it is a testing tool for non english based countries. It will test your speech ( stress and Intonation), and mainly it will test if you are able to follow american accent or not.

    Hr round is simple, you just need to be confident and just stick to the point.

    OPS will be the final and the most toughest round in the whole interview. The questions could be regarding your personal profile, some technical questions and few logical questions also, it depends on the manager who is taking your interview. It lasts for 30 minutes.

    Interview Questions
    • Suppose you have a room with three lights inside it and there are three switches arranged randomly outside the room. The room is completely closed and you can't see anything through it's walls. You are allowed to go into the room only one. So how can you tell whether which switch is connected to which bulb.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    In case of campus there's no negotiation as the package was fixed
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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