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Amazon Business Analyst Interview Questions

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Talk to me about your specific technical skills as a business analyst.

Business Analyst Interview Questions

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    Talk to me about your specific technical skills as a business analyst.

  2. 2.

    Tell me about your involvement in systems development life cycle and user acceptance testing.

  3. 3.

    What does the acronym INVEST mean to technical teams and project managers?

  4. 4.

    What does the acronym PEST stand for, and have you ever used it?

  5. 5.

    What key strengths should a business analyst possess, and how do these apply to our work here at Amazon?

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    Here at Amazon, we use a variety of data modeling tools. Which data modeling software do you prefer to use?

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    When planning, how often do you create alternative scenarios to help you adjust to changing situations?

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    Tell me more about your degree and the business analysis field in which you are most interested.

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    Cross-organizational collaboration is important here at Amazon. Tell me about your experience working with teams from various departments of the organization.

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    Name two important types of charts or diagrams a business analyst would use. Why are these important?

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    What is benchmarking, and why is it important?

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    How do you determine the difference between a risk and an issue?

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    Amazon values transparent and timely communication, both internally and with our partners and customers. How do you show your clients the importance of communication during a project?

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    As a business analyst, when do you consider a project successful and complete?

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    Amazon values decisiveness and encourages our employees to use a variety of decision making systems. Which decision-making technique do you deploy most often?

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    Describe Kano Analysis and why it is important.

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    What are the various SDLC models?

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    Amazon is a Six Sigma organization. Are you Six Sigma certified? Why is Six Sigma important to you, as a business analyst?

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    What are your thoughts on Agile software development? Do you encourage Agile methodologies with your clients?

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    How do you react when you are dissatisfied with the quality of your work or the outcome of a project?