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Ace Your Software Engineer Interview at Amazon

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  1. Amazon Leadership Principle 1 Customer Obsession
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  2. Amazon Leadership Principle 2 Ownership
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  3. Amazon Leadership Principle 3 Invent and Simplify
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  4. Amazon Leadership Principle 4 Are Right, A Lot
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  5. Amazon Leadership Principle 5 Learn and Be Curious
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  6. Amazon Leadership Principle 6 Hire and Develop the Best
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  7. Amazon Leadership Principle 7 Insist on the Highest Standards
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  8. Amazon Leadership Principle 8 Think Big
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  9. Amazon Leadership Principle 9 Bias for Action
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  10. Amazon Leadership Principle 10 Frugality
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  11. Amazon Leadership Principle 11 Earn Trust
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  12. Amazon Leadership Principle 12 Dive Deep
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  13. Amazon Leadership Principle 13 Have Backbone; Disagree and Commit
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  14. Amazon Leadership Principle 14 Deliver Results
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  15. Compensation
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  • Tell me about a time when you took a calculated risk?
  • Tell me about a time you wanted to get information from someone who wasn’t very responsive. What did you do?
  • Describe a time when you noted some problems and took the initiative to correct it rather than waiting for someone else to do it?
  • Tell us about a time when you had to decide with little data or information?
  • Tell us about a time when you made a decision too quickly, and what you would have done differently?
  • Tell me about a time you took a risk. What kind of risk was it?
  • Give me an example of a calculated risk that you have taken where speed was critical. What was the situation and how did you handle it? What steps did you take to mitigate the risk? What was the outcome?
  • Tell me about a time you had to make a decision with incomplete information. How did you make it and what was the outcome?
  • Describe a time you had to make an important decision on the spot to close a sale.
  • Describe a situation where you made an important business decision without consulting your manager. What was the situation and how did it turn out?
  • Tell me about a time when you had to analyze facts quickly, define key issues, and respond immediately to a situation. What was the outcome?
  • Tell me about a time when you have worked against tight deadlines and didn’t have the time to consider all options before making a decision. How much time did you have? What approach did you take?
  • Give an example of when you had to make an important decision and had to decide between moving forward or gathering more information. What did you do? What information is necessary for you to have before acting?
  • Describe a time when you saw some problem and took the initiative to correct it rather than waiting for someone else to do it.
  • Tell me about a time you needed to get information from someone who wasn’t very responsive. What did you do?