Technical Program/Project Manager

Sample Questions

Our goal with these open-ended questions is to engage the candidate in a conversation that will help us to better understand how they think.

  • Have you conducted interviews as part of a hiring process before?
    • If so, do you have a favorite question to ask candidates?

  • Have you worked on a project you were especially proud of?
    • Why was it special?

  • What do you consider to be essential skills for an effective TPM?

  • Beyond the essentials, what do you think differentiates an excellent TPM from an average one?

  • How do you like to divide responsibilities between the TPM, Product Manager, and Engineering Manager?

  • What operational or organizational problems have you seen repeat as you’ve worked at different companies?
    • Can you give me an example of how you worked through that challenge?

  • Is there any question you wish we had asked you, or anything else you would like to talk about?