Interview for a sysops engineering roles

Here are some tips for acing an interview for a sysops engineering role:

  1. Be prepared to explain your experience with automation and infrastructure as code, and be able to give specific examples of how you've used tools like Ansible, Puppet, and Terraform in the past.

  2. Be familiar with containerization and orchestration technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes, and be able to explain how they can be used to deploy and manage applications in a portable and scalable way.

  3. Understand the basics of cloud computing and be able to discuss your experience with cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, and GCP, as well as cloud-native technologies such as serverless functions and managed databases.

  4. Be able to discuss your experience with monitoring and observability tools, such as Prometheus, Grafana, and ELK stack, and explain how you use them for troubleshooting and performance optimization.

  5. Be prepared to discuss your experience with security best practices, such as encryption, securing network connections, and implementing access controls.

  6. Be ready to demonstrate your problem-solving skills, explain the troubleshooting steps you would take, and provide examples of times when you have had to troubleshoot and resolve complex issues.

  7. Be ready to discuss your experience with Azure, specifically, you have worked with and be able to explain the concepts and services provided by Azure.

  8. Be ready to provide examples of the projects you have worked on in the past, and be prepared to explain how they relate to the role you are applying for.

  9. Be ready to demonstrate your ability to work in a team, and be prepared to discuss your experience collaborating with other engineers, developers, and stakeholders.

  10. Be ready to ask questions about the role and the company, demonstrate your interest in the position and show that you have done your research about the company

Meet Our Recruiter

Jesse Dhillon
Jesse Dhillon
Director & IT Talent Acquisition Partner