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Product Manager Interview Questions in Pittsburgh, PA

Often considered the "CEO" of their product area, product managers oversee the strategy, production, and implementation of a particular product. Because product management teams include members from different backgrounds such as engineering, design, and data design, product managers must have strong communication skills and excel in cross-functional work environments. Expect to answer questions about your management abilities, prioritization skills, and experience working in product. Though not required, technical backgrounds are advantageous particularly when applying for roles at tech companies.

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Estimate how much it would cost to put wifi in San Fran.

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From a person who really knows nothing about Wi-Fi, probably start off to estimate # of users to support per day, size and the landscape of the coverage area, the speed/bandwidth required. These are factors to determine # of access points required and what equipments to choose to install. Probably also need to discuss how interference complicate the design, which protocol to support.

Write a product specification for a new feature to be implemented in 3-6 months.

first interviewer ask behavior questions, but developed from my answers. was focusing on data driven analysis and decisions. second interviewer ask standard behavior questions ("tell me about a time.. why amazon, etc..") and one case question about product launching strategy

Tell me about a recent roadblock you encountered in the product development process and how you overcame the issues.

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How would you set pricing for new services to be offered?

If you're a small company and you know Amazon just launched a new feature/concept that would impact your company, what would you do? Tell me the steps to implement your plan. What process did you disagree with and change? What was the result?

Just the usual, explain how you addressed this issue type question. Nothing out of the ordinary.