How to prepare for Amazon Business Analyst interview

Business Analyst positions vary inside Amazon depending on the team. If you are applying for a more technical function, you should expect some technical questions. It will not be as complex as Software Development Engineer (SDE) questions, but you should expect some technical questions relevant to you job. A business analyst is likely to be …

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Amazon Interview Conversation Starter: AmazonFresh Pickup

Here’s a great example of an innovation Amazon is experimenting with right now. And this will be a great conversation starter when you are having a chat with your Amazon interviewers. Amazon is testing grocery pick-up services. Since I live in Seattle, I got a first-hand experience with it. Here’s how it works:  you can …

What kind of people do well at Amazon?

I got this question a lot: what kind of people do well at Amazon? Here is my quick answer: analytical, comfortable with numbers, hard-working, have thick skins, might be a little bit socially awkward, have high tolerance for intense, stressful but stimulating environment, and rational. I want to expand on the last attribute of being …

How to Nail Your Amazon Interview

If you want to maximize your chance to get hired and land a job at Amazon, How To Get A Job At Amazon is simply the most comprehensive, accurate, and battle tested interview guide. For the first time, a former Amazon employee and hiring manager reveals the secrets to get hired at Amazon. Below is …

The Anatomy of An Amazon Job Offer

David got a job offer from Amazon in April 2013. His job level is Software Development Engineer (SDE) level 2. He has an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, and he had 8 years of work experience before he joined Amazon’s office in a major city in the east coast. Below is his job offer details: …