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Recruiter from Amazon reached out for a phone screen for a L7 role st Amazon - Principal Product Manager, Technical. I'm a first year M and have been in consulting mostly. I do have the technical expertise the role requires but no product management experience per se. Think L7 at Amazon for me is a reach. My concern is if I interview and fail, I will be barred from interviewing from another role for 6 to 12 months. Should I give it a shot or save my chance for something more realistic (e.g. L6)?

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I’d honestly talk to the recruiter about this... then maybe they can match you to a more appropriate role...

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What's your total YOE? You should give it a shot regardless

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Come to FB instead! 😁 Ping me your linkedin if interested in any roles.

Not sure about Amazon but our interview process has a spot for feedback like “hire, but +/- a level”

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my wife interviewed for L5 but got placed at L4, so I'd say just go for the L7 and they'll downgrade you if you're not up to par but still solid enough to hire

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OP curious if this for AWS?

Nope, not AWS.

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