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American Express Business Analyst Interview Questions

Updated Feb 26, 2017
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Business Analyst Interview

Anonymous Employee in Salt Lake City, UT
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at American Express (Salt Lake City, UT).

Interview

I was recommended to apply to the company by one of the former employee. I had some experience in the field. I sent my resume through their website and was contacted with in a week. I guess they needed to fill that position quickly. I was screened first about my resume first time and the next day another person called and we got into some technical talk. Everything went smooth and laid back. A week later I was offered an offer letter via email and 2 weeks later I am an employee of American Express. Plain simple and easy

Interview Questions

  • How well do you handle multiple works at a time? and how? give an example   1 Answer

Other Interview Reviews for American Express

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 days. I interviewed at American Express (New York, NY) in November 2015.

    Interview

    It was good and straight to the point. There were three rounds and lasted for half hour each, They want to know your exposure to the business environment and they way you deal with complicated situations

    Interview Questions

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at American Express (New York, NY) in August 2015.

    Interview

    You setup an online profile through their website. Review and submit for potential job opportunities. If the system selects you as a job match, a talent recruiter contacts you to setup initial phone interview. If you pass that level of the process, then 1:1 personal interviews and group interviews are scheduled. If you pass that level, then a preliminary offer is given and a background check is performed

    Interview Questions

    • How would you handle resistance by a member of senior leadership to a decision made for process change?   Answer Question
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Salt Lake City, UT
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at American Express (Salt Lake City, UT) in July 2015.

    Interview

    My interview process was pretty easy. I had a referral through an Amex employee and set up a phone interview with the team lead there. The phone interview was pretty basic some customer service questions and some technical questions. After that scheduling is discussed and if you speak another language you are also interview in that language to prove that you are fluent.

    Interview Questions

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at American Express (New York, NY) in May 2015.

    Interview

    The recruiter contacted me through email and set up a time for phone interview. The next day she called me and the interview last for 20 minutes. She told me that she would tell the director of this group of my phone interview, and the director will decide whether he would like to meet me or not. The whole process took about ten business day.

    Interview Questions

    • Why are you interested in this position?
      Walk me through your resume  
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at American Express.

    Interview

    CV Screening +Telephonic + In Person

    The interview process is really relaxed, focus on academics and CV more and less on the interview.

    Telling your friend to refer you and also talk for you to the hiring manager helps greatly.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Since the salaries offered are below the industry standards most new hires take a pay-cut..

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at American Express.

    Interview

    lengthy long interview process you meet with various members of your would be team
    There is a phone interview from recruiter
    Then you will meet with about 4-5 folks from the team
    Then hopefully you become hired

    Negotiation

    not much room for negotiation

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Salt Lake City, UT
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at American Express (Salt Lake City, UT) in August 2013.

    Interview

    3 rounds of interviews. Initial was a phone interview with HR. This was a screening interview to take the candidate pool from about 100 to 6. The initial interview consisted of a lot of "tell me a time when..." questions. It took about 45 minutes.
    The second interview was with two of the team members. This interview consisted of a lot of situational questions, such as, how would you handle this situation. I had 4 of these questions, then answered a lot of general questions about myself and my history. This interview took about an hour and a half.
    I was not selected for the final round of interviews, but my understanding from them is that it is just a formality to make sure you would fit in well, and the manager hires the one (of two or three) that are selected for that final round.

    Interview Questions

    • The situational questions took a lot of set up. The most difficult one dealt with how I would handle the situation when a very important customer and I were working on a team together. I felt 100% certain I was right, but he was adamant he was. How would you resolve the situation.   Answer Question
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at American Express (New York, NY) in July 2013.

    Interview

    Wired! They interviewed me for a position they already filled. I was asked by a recruiter to apply for a new business analyst role, after two months they suddenly made an appearance with a phone scree and a show onsite for the job which had been filled previous week. I am surprised at AMEX culture.

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at American Express (New York, NY) in July 2013.

    Interview

    Short, took an assessment and depending on the grade you received a follow up. The test was about an hour and a half to two hours long with business accumen questions.

    Interview Questions

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