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

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

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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 determine the difference between a risk and an issue?

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    Describe Kano Analysis and why it is important.

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

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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 would you deal with conflict on your team if hired by Amazon?

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

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

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

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

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    Which career development goals have you set for yourself this year?

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    Are you currently interviewing with any of Amazon's competitors?

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    How often do you discuss work with your colleagues to think up new systems and styles of working?

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    How would you ultimately describe your work style, and do you believe its compatible with Amazon's culture?

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    Have you ever broken a confidentiality agreement?

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    Is compensation the most critical factor for you when considering taking job here at Amazon?

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    How would you rate your performance in this interview so far?