See All PhotosAmazonEngaged EmployerAmazonAdd an InterviewAbout131,070Reviews95,201JobsMoreOverviewCompany OverviewOrganization StructureLocationsFAQ131,070Reviews95,201Jobs180,801Salaries41,842Interviews23,951Benefits828PhotosFollow+Add an InterviewInterview QuestionSenior Software Development Manager Interview-Seattle, WAAmazonWhat would you do if senior management demanded delivery of software in an impossible deadline?AnswerAdd TagsFlag as InappropriateFlag as InappropriateInterview Answers3 Answers▲6▼The feasibility which could lead to happen this type of situations is due to critical business needs. It means senior management would be actively involved and here agile framework will come into play. Delivering the workable product and then further developing the solution would be the best possible shot for win win situation.Anonymous on Jul 24, 2018Flag as InappropriateFlag as Inappropriate▲12▼It is possible to keep scope, resources & timeline (dates) unchanged, but compromise on quality. This will impact team retention, especially the stronger engineers on the team, over the longer run. The leadership team must understand the consequences.Anonymous on Sep 12, 2012Flag as InappropriateFlag as Inappropriate▲24▼Give them the choice of reduced scope, more resources, or changed dates. They can only pick 2.Anonymous on Jul 24, 2010Flag as InappropriateFlag as InappropriateInterviews>AmazonAdd Answers or CommentsTo comment on this, Sign In or Sign Up. Amazon CareersOur mission: To be Earth's most customer-centric company. What unites Amazonians across teams and geographies is that we are all striving... – MoreCore ValuesInterview ProcessCommunityUniversity Hiring This is the employer's chance to tell you why you should work for them. The information provided is from their perspective.