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Amazon Senior Product Manager Interview Questions

Updated 13 Dec 2018
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Senior Product Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
No Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

Application

I applied online. I interviewed at Amazon.

Interview

Received an email to set up a video chat. Had an initial interview via video chat, 30 minutes with two employees, and was extended a final interview as well, 45 minutes with 2 different employees. Interviews were a mixture of case and behavioral questions- the same for initial and final interviews.

Interview Questions

  • Why Amazon?
    Tell me about a time when you disagreed with a boss. What did you do?   3 Answers

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    Senior Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Amazon.

    Interview

    Two back-to-back interviews (1:1 format). Mainly behavior and mini case. They are all around the Leadership Principles of Amazon. Please make sure you are familiar with those. They interview a lot of candidates so it can feel a little mechanical/checking the box.

    Interview Questions

    • If your engineer tells you that a product launch will be delayed for 6 months, what would you do?   4 Answers
    • Tell me a time when you fail?   1 Answer

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    Senior Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at Amazon (Boston, MA (US)) in January 2017.

    Interview

    Interview process is 30 mins back to back, total 1 hour, interview is one on one type. Interviewers introduced their jobs first and then asked about my resume. Interview process is 30 mins back to back, total 1 hour, interview is one on one type. Interviewers introduced their jobs first and then asked about my resume.

    Interview Questions

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    Senior Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA (US)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Amazon (Seattle, WA (US)) in January 2017.

    Interview

    Phone screen with recruiting followed up by a phone interview with hiring manager. The hiring manager canceled on me twice, but they were very apologetic about it, however it's still not a very good candidate experience or first impression of the company. Both calls lasted 30-45 minutes and were basic phone screen type calls.

    Interview Questions

    • Basic S.T.A.R behavior questions. I.E., how would you handle this type of situation or tell me a time when you were faced with this problem.   2 Answers

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    Senior Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA (US)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Amazon (Seattle, WA (US)) in September 2016.

    Interview

    Three phone interviews (HR recruiter and two different hiring managers) followed by six onsite interviews that in my case were combined among two teams plus the so called "bar raiser".

    Interview Questions

    • Questions would get into a lot of details into past experiences and it was clear some interviewers were looking for something specific but the questions were not transparent   3 Answers

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    Senior Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Amazon (Seattle, WA (US)) in December 2016.

    Interview

    3 rounds, initially 2 rounds over the phone and one in person at Seattle. Phone interviews were straightforward. In person consisted of 5 different 45 mins interviews, all behavioral around Amazons leadership principles.

    Interview Questions


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    Senior Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA (US)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Amazon (Seattle, WA (US)) in September 2016.

    Interview

    Initial informational interview; Phone screen with team member; Phone screen with recruiter; Phone interview w/ team member; All-day series of 6 in-person interviews w/ team members, department members, and bar-raiser

    Interview Questions

    • What is your biggest professional failure?   2 Answers

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    Senior Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA (US)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Amazon (Seattle, WA (US)) in March 2016.

    Interview

    I responded to an online job posting that was somewhat vague but intriguing. Email contact indicating a screening interview. But it was actually with the hiring manager who seemed distracted and unprepared for the interview. Honestly I'm not even sure if I was talking to the right person. In short a strange and unflattering experience for Amazon.

    Interview Questions

    • What experience to you have working with outside vendors/affiliates?   1 Answer
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    Senior Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA (US)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Amazon (Seattle, WA (US)) in January 2017.

    Interview

    Very intense interview process, Start from 9:30. 45 mins each interview, no break time arranged. 8 rounds of interviews in one day, the last round is culture fit interview. All interviewers are male.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked lots of what if questions, and give me an example of XXX questions   3 Answers

  9. Helpful (5)  

    Senior Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Amazon (New York, NY (US)).

    Interview

    Applied for an internship in the Amazon PMT program. 1st round was 2 interviews back to back - 30 minutes each. The second round has the same format, but with the interview length extended to 45 minutes each. The interviewers were product managers. The 'bar raiser' could be identified easily as they try to know exactly what you did ,why you did it and how you did it.

    Interview Questions

    • 1. What is your biggest accomplishment?
      2. When was the last time you created a metric and implemented it?
      3. A time when you dealt with ambiguity?
      4. What will you do if your engineering team tells you the product will not be ready on time for launch?
      5. What do you think is Amazon's challenge right now?   3 Answers

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