DevOps interview questions and tests

HR professionals use the DevOps interview questions and tests to see whether the candidate is a perfect match for their open position or not. Very often they have to contact their dev team and ask them for some help with verifying the solved tests which creates bottlenecks. Using our DevOps interview questions and tests you can involve your tech professionals in the process as little as possible.

Our interview questions and tests are prepared by qualified specialists who map the questions to the expected level of knowledge based on their expertise.

Our DevOps programming interview questions and tests are powered by RealLifeTesting™ methodology which means that the candidate’s experience mirrors their first day of work.

Technologies covered:

Task type: DevOps

Related technologies: Puppet, Chef, Docker, GNU/Linux, Ansible, Salt, Bash

DevOps
SENIOR
Tested skills
Duration
66 minutes max.
Evaluation
Automatic
Test overview

Choice questions

assessing knowledge of DevOps, Docker

DevOps task - Level: Hard

DevOps | Master of Disaster Recovery (CentOS) - Recover data from broken MariaDB/MySQL database.

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DevOps
SENIOR
Tested skills
Duration
66 minutes max.
Evaluation
Automatic
Test overview

Choice questions

assessing knowledge of DevOps, Docker

DevOps task - Level: Hard

DevOps | Master of Disaster Recovery (Ubuntu) - Recover data from broken MariaDB/MySQL database.

Available in Team and Enterprise plans

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DevOps
MIDDLE
Tested skills
Duration
45 minutes max.
Evaluation
Automatic
Test overview

Choice questions

assessing knowledge of Bash, Linux, DevOps, Docker

DevOps task - Level: Medium

DevOps | Filesystem troubles (CentOS) - This task tests candidate's familiarity with basic concepts of Linux/Unix filesystems, like inodes and tests his/her ability to use command line tools like: find, df, lsof, rm, mount, kill to debug problems with the filesystem.

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Linux
MIDDLE
Tested skills
Duration
47 minutes max.
Evaluation
Automatic
Test overview

Choice questions

assessing knowledge of Bash, Linux, DevOps

DevOps task - Level: Medium

DevOps | Filesystem troubles (Ubuntu) - This task tests candidate's familiarity with basic concepts of Linux/Unix filesystems, like inodes and tests his/her ability to use command line tools like: find, df, lsof, rm, mount, kill to debug problems with the filesystem.

Available in Team and Enterprise plans

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JUNIOR
Tested skills
Duration
70 minutes max.
Evaluation
Automatic
Test overview

Choice questions

assessing knowledge of Security, DevOps, Docker

Testing task - Level: Easy

Security | SQL Injection | eCommerce website e-mail leak - Find a SQL Injection leak in the web application

Available in Team and Enterprise plans

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DevOps
MIDDLE
Tested skills
Duration
70 minutes max.
Evaluation
Automatic
Test overview

Choice questions

assessing knowledge of Bash, Linux, Docker

DevOps task - Level: Medium

Docker Configuration and Operations (Ubuntu) - Install and configure the Docker Engine on a test server.

Available in Team and Enterprise plans

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JUNIOR
Tested skills
Duration
70 minutes max.
Evaluation
Automatic
Test overview

Choice questions

assessing knowledge of Security

DevOps task - Level: Easy

Security | SQL Injection | eCommerce website e-mail leak - Find a SQL Injection leak in the web application

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Jenkins
MIDDLE
Tested skills
Duration
68 minutes max.
Evaluation
Automatic
Test overview

Programming task - Level: Medium

Jenkins | Job DSL | Job Configuration - Complete Jenkins configurations with Jenkins Job DSL.

Code gaps

verifying the most esstential skills in Jenkins.

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Linux
MIDDLE
Tested skills
Duration
77 minutes max.
Evaluation
Automatic
Test overview

Choice questions

assessing knowledge of Bash argument expansion, determining free space, Linux namespaces, DNS SOA records, Linux IO streams, and CIDR broadcast calculation

Code gaps

evaluates candidate's familiarity of Shell utilities, GNU/Linux networking

DevOps task

LAMP stack setup (CentOS)

Available in Team and Enterprise plans

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