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Software Development Engineer Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee in Bangalore
No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview
No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Amazon.com (Bangalore) in September 2013.

Interview

It was a on-campus PI. There were 3 rounds. One coding round and 2 PI's.

Interview Questions

  • There was as such no hard question for me. But unfortunately i was not prepared for this interview. Frankly this was my first ever interview. So yes i was bit nervous and i didn't knew about the tips and tricks for cracking the interview at that time. I was asked the following 2 questions:

    1. given a tree, do the level order traversal of the tree. Explain the logic and write it's proper code not pseudo-code.

    2 given a link list, Reverse a Linked List in groups of given size. write it's code.
     
    1 Answer

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    Software Development Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New Delhi
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Amazon.com (New Delhi) in September 2012.

    Interview

    One written test - 20 MCQ's on C, OS, Aptitude, LR, DBMS

    Then three rounds of interview. All questions were from Tress or LinkedList.

    Final interview round was a face to face.

    Interview Questions

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    Software Development Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Amazon.com (Hyderābād) in March 2012.

    Interview

    Well it initially starts with a telephonic call followed by 4-5 onsite rounds of interviews.

    Interview Questions

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    Software Development Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Delhi
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Amazon.com (New Delhi) in October 2011.

    Interview

    1 online technical test of 90 minutes consisting of some multiple choice questions and 3 programming questions followed by an interview

    Interview Questions

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    Software Development Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    No Offer

    Interview

    I had a contact in the company. The person forwarded my resume to his manager and a few days later HR person contacted me for schedules. Two phone interviews were scheduled. Each was 1 hour. One interviewer told me that the company would invite me for on-site if I did well on the phone interviews, but I screwed the interviews up. :(

    Interview Questions

    • I was asked to give a scalable system design of Amazon.com's order number generation service.   Answer Question
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    Software Development Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    No Offer

    Interview

    I had two or three phone interviews and went to the local office that was hiring to do a four hour in-person interview. Phone interviews consisted of technical questions and in-person interview consisted of technical and personal questions.

    Interview Questions

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    Software Development Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Amazon.com (Boston, MA (US)).

    Interview

    I applied twice, once in early October and once in late October, and I talked to them at a career fair in between those two dates. I did not get an email until the night of December 3rd, which invited me to interview on December 5th. Usually companies will invite you to choose a specific date that fit your schedule so I found it a little rude for them to schedule an interview less than 48 hours away. Luckily I was free at that time, but I did not have a positive image of the process. The two interviews were going to be back to back 45 min phone interviews that started on the hour, so 15 min break in between.

    Interview Questions

    • write a function that takes in an int and returns a string that would be how one would say that number (ex: 123 -> one hundred twenty three; 50019 -> five thousand nineteen).   1 Answer
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    Software Development Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Applied online in January 2014 and received a call to set up an interview within a week. I had two 45 mins technical interviews. I was asked to code on a shared editor to solve some simple problems. Nothing unexpected, questions were like the ones that everyone comes across in technical interviews.

    Interview Questions

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    Software Development Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Amazon.com (Seattle, WA (US)).

    Interview

    Applied on college job site. Received an email to pick a date to have two 45 minute interviews at my college career center. First interview had a pretty common question. Second interview was more difficult, not types of question you would see in Cracking the Coding Interview. Overall, the interview was fair. Just practice writing out code on paper or a whiteboard if you have a face-to-face interview and brush up on basic algorithms! I interviewed on Thursday and received an email with offer on Monday.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiation for interns

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    Software Development Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Amazon.com.

    Interview

    Submitted resume online, got contacted in a around a month and was asked to a phone interview within a couple days. Completed two phone interviews, thought they went well, but was contacted nearly two weeks later that I was not accepted.

    Interview Questions

    • An optimal algorithm to check whether a hand of cards was a full house (in Poker) or not.   3 Answers

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