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Amazon Lab126 Interview Questions

Updated Feb 20, 2017
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  1. Helpful (10)  

    Software Quality Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Amazon Lab126 (Sunnyvale, CA) in June 2016.

    Interview

    The hiring process is very well organised and i had a pleasant experience giving interview here.All the members that i met on the interview date were cooperative and that helps a lot to perform well

    Interview Questions

    • Lots of behavioral questions are asked
      Tic Tac Toe game alongwith Test cases
      Finding first non repeating character in a string array
      Time Complexity for the programs
      Test cases for pen
      Test cases for e-reader
      Test Plan for e-reader
      Test cases related to touch screen device
      There were two puzzles but approach matters more than the correct answer  
      Answer Question
  2.  

    Recruiting Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunnyvale, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Amazon Lab126 (Sunnyvale, CA) in June 2016.

    Interview

    The interviewers were all very nice, but the process was long. The interview lasted about 4 hours and I met with 5 different people in roles all related to the position. Overall it was a good experience.

    Interview Questions

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    Computer Vision Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Amazon Lab126 (Los Angeles, CA).

    Interview

    First, a recruiter wrote me email asking me good time for a phone call. She called me on one time slot I suggested. The call was about 10min. She asked my current status, whether i would like to relocate, and so on.

    The second call was about technical test. It was about an hour. He asked me about my previous experience, also tested me basic knowledge in image processing and denoising. There was an online coding test in last 10 minutes. I can answer most questions. However, most of the time I had to ask him repeat his questions. I couldn't understand him very well for his English has an accent that I don't get used to.

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    Lab Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Amazon Lab126.

    Interview

    Incredibly tough and intimidating. It is literally designed to be impossible for all but the most elite undergraduate interns. I feel like I would be more prepared after completing grad work (even though this is an undergrad internship).

    Interview Questions

    • I'm under a NDA for the actual question. The process is similar. They give you an algorithm of a semi-complex data structure that would normally pass for most senior dissertations, and ask you to optimize it to near O(n+2). It's difficult and I believe it is intended to intimidate and paralyze in order to weed out applicants.   Answer Question
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    Software Eng Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunnyvale, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Amazon Lab126 (Sunnyvale, CA) in May 2016.

    Interview

    Recruiter reached out to me initially, had a technical phone interview with an engineer followed by an onsite. Things went smoothly and folks were friendly. Glad I got another offer as I heard this was an extremely hectic and hostile environment with high turnover rate. The behavioral questions easily gave that away.

    Interview Questions

    • Quite a few behavioral questions to test if you can handle an extremely hectic and hostile work environment   Answer Question
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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Amazon Lab126.

    Interview

    The phone interview by seatle office stood me up twice. Just told me had to reschdule no more than 15 minutes before the interview. And I was told "the interviewer has emergency....". I solved the coding problem during the third interview but still got rejected.

    Interview Questions

    • OOD: Design tables in restaurant.
      Division without division operator.  
      Answer Question
  8.  

    Senior Engineering Manager Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Amazon Lab126 (Seattle, WA) in May 2016.

    Interview

    Had a phone screen with hiring manager followed by on site with six people. The interview was reasonable but very tiring. Each interviewer had one hour and all six were continuous without breaks.

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    Quality Assurance Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunnyvale, CA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Amazon Lab126 (Sunnyvale, CA) in April 2016.

    Interview

    Applied Online, recruiter contacted and scheduled a phone interview. Started with current job responsibilities , followed by technical round on Unix and scripting , followed by describing test plan, test cases for a particular scenario

    Interview Questions

    • generic questions on unix like running processes, find text files
      write a test plan for sample product
      behavioral questions  
      Answer Question
  10.  

    Research Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Amazon Lab126 in April 2016.

    Interview

    Submitted an application and received a phone interview after two months. The phone interview consisted of a combination of behavior and technical questions lasted up to 45 minutes. Questions could be random, related or unrelated to the position. Answers needed to be very specific.

    Interview Questions

    • First question is always the norm, tell me about yourself and career goal.   Answer Question
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    Thermal Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Amazon Lab126 (San Jose, CA) in April 2016.

    Interview

    A recruiter contacted me through Linkedin and requested a interview. I was schedule for a 45 min phone call interview with a manager. They called me on time and that was it.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked me a lot of technical question related to thermal engineering and heat transfer.   Answer Question

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