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Amazon Software Developer Interview Questions

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How do you approach implementing an LRU Cache in your favorite programming language?

Software Developer Interview Questions

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    How do you approach implementing an LRU Cache in your favorite programming language?

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    Based on your experience, what's the best way to find a node that begins with two single link lists?

  3. 3.

    Making a comparison, how would you differentiate between Quality Assurance and Quality Control, as you believe it is implemented here at Amazon?

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    If hired by Amazon, one of your tasks will be to debug yours as well as other developers' code. As a software developer, explain the meaning of debugging, and why it's used?

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    Explain how duplicates are removed from an array without using a library?

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    What method do you use to find the missing number in an integer array of 1 to 100?

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    Here at Amazon, our developers work with Java quite a bit. Tell me how you find duplicate numbers in an array in Java containing multiple duplicates?

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    How do you find the starting node of a cycle if a link contains a cycle?

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    What is your experience with implementing a Binary Search Algorithm without recursion?

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    Can you walk me through the meaning behind a Depth First Search Algorithm for a binary tree?

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    Describe how do you implement an insertion sort algorithm, and what's the easiest way to do it?

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    Amazon software developers use a variety of different sorting algorithms. Tell me the difference between a Comparison and Non-Comparison Sorting Algorithm?

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    Can you list for me the important categories of software development?

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    At a high level, describe what the software development life cycle process is.

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    What is verification and validation, and why it is important?

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    Do you have a preferred language that you like to write programming algorithms?

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    What is software scope, and what does the process involve?

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    How would you define software configuration management?

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    Prior to starting any software development project here at Amazon, we perform a feasibility study. What is your opinion on a feasibility study, and when should it be done?

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    As part of software development, were you involved with working on functional and non-functional requirements?

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    Talk about the differences between structured English and Pseudo Code?