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American Express Lead Technical Architect Interview Questions

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Lead Technical Architect Interview

Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at American Express (Phoenix, AZ).

Interview

Simple, if you are technical with good attitude, will go thru.
Attitude is more important than the skills.
References not always works.
Be sure of what you are telling.
Eye to Eye contact.
Most interviews are skype or online based, so be prepared .

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    Lead Technical Architect Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at American Express (Phoenix, AZ) in April 2013.

    Interview

    Step 1 - Posted resume to American Express job portal.
    Step 2 - Contacted by Amex recruiter
    Step 3 - Contacted by a different Amex recruiter to schedule interview with hiring manager.
    Step 4 - Interview with hiring manager. He asked about job and technical background. No specific technical questions.
    Step 5 - Several days later interview scheduled with technical manager.
    Step 6 - Several days later interview with VP.
    Step 7 - Offer.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a project you are proud of.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I accepted offer.


  2. Helpful (5)  

    Lead Technical Architect Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at American Express (Phoenix, AZ) in February 2012.

    Interview

    not organized , too long process,hiring manager doesn't what he wants , his organization don't know how to utilize skills of hired people

    Interview Questions

    • Most of the leaders are political and bureaucratic in nature, no room for innovation or open communication   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    don't compromise on your initial salary , because annual hikes will be very low

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    Lead Technical Architect Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at American Express (Phoenix, AZ) in July 2011.

    Interview

    There were about 5 rounds of interview. First was phone screen. this was followed by three technical screenings. and two director level interviews. The whole process itself took around 4 months. The technical rounds were centered around situations. the director rounds were more around cognitive

    Interview Questions

    • Explain a recent project and transaction from end to end   Answer Question

  4. Helpful (1)  

    Lead Technical Architect Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phoenix, AZ
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at American Express (Phoenix, AZ) in February 2011.

    Interview

    Very poor interviewer asking basic questions of how you write a Java class, how can you inherit a method, etc.,
    I'm surprised that I was asked on basic Java questions for 40 minutes in an one hour interview for Lead Tech Architect position to Create Reference Architectural in BPM, SOA.

    Interview Questions

    • How you inherit the properties of two classes (not interfaces) in a child Java class. Where as those two parent classes are not related and not of any inheritance relationship between them.   4 Answers

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