❔Total Questions : 12
⏱ Duration (mins) : 15
When hiring a Junior Software Engineer specializing in DevOps/SRE (Site Reliability Engineering), several key factors should be considered. Firstly, look for candidates with a solid foundation in software engineering principles and programming languages relevant to your tech stack. They should possess a basic understanding of DevOps practices, including continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines, infrastructure automation, and monitoring. A willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies is crucial in this rapidly evolving field. Additionally, look for individuals with problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot issues across the development and production environments. Effective communication and collaboration skills are important for working in cross-functional teams. Seek candidates with a strong sense of responsibility, as reliability and scalability of systems are paramount in DevOps/SRE roles. Lastly, a passion for learning and a proactive attitude towards process improvement are qualities to look for in a Junior Software Engineer (DevOps/SRE
This skill block evaluates the basic knowledge of DevOps principles, including continuous integration and deployment, automation, and configuration management. It also tests the ability to use common DevOps tools and techniques.
We test the understanding of basic Linux system administration concepts, including command-line operations, file management, and user management.
Tests the knowledge of AWS fundamentals and the ability to assist with deploying and managing cloud-based applications. Familiarity with AWS services such as EC2, S3, and Lambda is expected.
Can you explain the concept of continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) and its significance in the software development lifecycle? How have you been involved in implementing or improving CI/CD pipelines in your previous experience or projects?
What tools or technologies have you worked with for infrastructure automation? Can you provide an example of how you automated a manual process or improved infrastructure efficiency using automation?
How do you approach monitoring and alerting in a production environment? Can you discuss a time when you proactively identified and resolved a performance or reliability issue through effective monitoring and alerting practices?
Collaboration is important in DevOps/SRE roles. Can you describe a situation where you collaborated with other teams, such as developers or operations, to successfully deploy a software release or troubleshoot a production incident?
DevOps and SRE roles require a continuous learning mindset. Can you share an example of how you stay up to date with industry trends and emerging technologies in the DevOps/SRE field? How have you applied new knowledge or tools to improve your work processes?