Mastering the System Design Interview

Insider tips for your system design interview from a former Amazon hiring manager – plus 6 mock interviews for practice!

Ace your next system design interview! Get tips, tricks, and practice interviews with a former hiring manager from Amazon, who interviewed thousands of software engineers and hired hundreds. Frank Kane will share the secrets of what your interviewer is looking for and the technologies you’re expected to know. Practice makes perfect, so you’ll also get six mock system design interviews with real-world interview questions from the biggest tech employers.

What you’ll learn

  • Practice working through real-world system design interview questions.
  • Apply horizontal scaling to transactions, data storage, analytics, and databases.
  • Choose appropriate algorithms and data structures for system designs.
  • Structure your interview responses to ensure the best outcomes.
  • Approach system design problems from the right angles, and with the right questions..
  • Address the soft skills your interviewer is secretly evaluating you on.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 2 lectures • 3min.
  • Designing Systems that Scale –> 16 lectures • 1hr 42min.
  • Algorithms and Data Structures –> 7 lectures • 31min.
  • Working with Big Data –> 5 lectures • 28min.
  • Design Interview Strategies –> 4 lectures • 28min.
  • Mock Design Interviews –> 25 lectures • 1hr 10min.
  • General Tech Interview Tips –> 8 lectures • 23min.
  • Good Luck on your Interview! –> 2 lectures • 2min.

Mastering the System Design Interview

Requirements

  • Some prior experience in system architecture and computer science is expected..

Ace your next system design interview! Get tips, tricks, and practice interviews with a former hiring manager from Amazon, who interviewed thousands of software engineers and hired hundreds. Frank Kane will share the secrets of what your interviewer is looking for and the technologies you’re expected to know. Practice makes perfect, so you’ll also get six mock system design interviews with real-world interview questions from the biggest tech employers.

A technical interview loop is a demanding process, and the system design part is often the most challenging. This course gets you prepared, and maximizes your odds of landing a new job that could change your life.

About 5 hours of on-demand video content will cover what you need to know before starting your next interview:

  • Techniques for scaling distributed systems and service fleets
  • Database technologies and “NoSQL” solutions
  • Use of caching to improve scalability and performance
  • Designing for resiliency and handling failures
  • Distributed storage solutions
  • A review of algorithms and data structures
  • Processing big data with Apache Spark
  • An overview of cloud computing resources
  • Interview strategies for structuring your system design interview
  • Six full mock interviews with real-world system design interview questions
  • General tips and tricks for a successful technical interview

This course is for experienced software engineers who need some extra preparation prior to a challenging system design interview. Enroll now, and you’ll have every advantage going into your next tech interview!

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