Bash interview questions

At DevSkiller we are pushing the boundaries when it comes to developer recruitment. We prepare Bash interview questions to help recruiters looking to hire Bash developers in junior, middle, and senior-level positions. Through a series of challenges and interview questions, we make it easier than ever to find the right candidate for your business.

DevSkiller Bash interview questions are powered by RealLifeTesting™. This new methodology for testing developers works by creating a simulation of a developer’s real-world and then testing them on scenarios within that simulation to measure their responses. This offers recruiters insight into their candidates that was previously not achievable from standard developer testing. The result is that DevSkiller can offer a quicker more effective screening solution to your company’s developer recruitment.

DevOps
MÉDIO
Competências testadas
Duração
45 minutos, no máximo.
Avaliação
Automático
Visão geral dos testes

Perguntas de escolha

avaliação do conhecimento de Bash, Linux, DevOps, Docker

Tarefa DevOps - Nível: Médio

DevOps | Filesystem troubles (CentOS) - Esta tarefa testa a familiaridade do candidato com conceitos básicos de sistemas de arquivos Linux/Unix, como inodes e testa sua habilidade de usar ferramentas de linha de comando como: find, df, lsof, rm, mount, kill to debug problems with the filesystem.

Linux
MÉDIO
Competências testadas
Duração
47 minutos, no máximo.
Avaliação
Automático
Visão geral dos testes

Perguntas de escolha

avaliação do conhecimento de Bash, Linux, DevOps

Tarefa DevOps - Nível: Médio

DevOps | Filesystem troubles (Ubuntu) - Esta tarefa testa a familiaridade do candidato com conceitos básicos de sistemas de arquivos Linux/Unix, como inodes e testa sua habilidade de usar ferramentas de linha de comando como: find, df, lsof, rm, mount, kill to debug problems with the filesystem.

DevOps
MÉDIO
Competências testadas
Duração
70 minutos, no máximo.
Avaliação
Automático
Visão geral dos testes

Perguntas de escolha

avaliação do conhecimento de Bash, Linux, Docker

Tarefa DevOps - Nível: Médio

Docker Configuration and Operations (Ubuntu) - Instale e configure o Docker Engine em um servidor de teste.

Linux
MÉDIO
Competências testadas
Duração
77 minutos, no máximo.
Avaliação
Automático
Visão geral dos testes

Perguntas de escolha

avaliando o conhecimento da expansão do argumento Bash, determinando espaço livre, namespaces Linux, registros SOA DNS, fluxos IO Linux e cálculo de difusão CIDR

Lacunas de código

avalia a familiaridade do candidato com os utilitários Shell, a rede GNU/Linux

Tarefa DevOps

Configuração da pilha LAMP (CentOS)

Recommended roles for Bash interview questions

  • Junior DevOps engineer
  • Middle DevOps engineer
  • Engenheiro Sênior DevOps
  • Linux engineer
  • Engenheiro de software
  • DevSecOps engineer

How DevSkiller Bash interview questions work

Traditional developer testing involves algorithmic tests and challenges that don’t really reflect the day-to-day work that developers do. Thanks to RealLifeTesting™, DevSkiller is changing that. The RealLifeTesting™ methodology is the driving force behind our developer tests. It allows recruiters to gain a detailed view of each applicant; their skills and strengths, as well as their weaknesses. By implementing RealLifeTesting™ into our Bash interview questions we can now actively analyze each applicant’s knowledge of Bash in a controlled way. Assess the knowledge, time-management, and coding ability of each of your candidates with DevSkiller Bash interview questions.

Características principais

  • Analyze coding ability and not just academic knowledge
  • Poupe tempo e dinheiro com testes remotos
  • A metodologia RealLifeTesting™ oferece uma maior experiência de usuário onde os candidatos podem usar seu próprio IDE, clonar para GIT, executar testes unitários e acessar Stack Overflow/GitHub/Google para pesquisa.
  • Implemented anti-plagiarism tools to ensure test accuracy
  • Observe Bash interview questions in real-time
  • Resultados automatizados que os recrutadores não-técnicos podem entender
  • Testes disponíveis para cargos de nível júnior, médio e sénior

Skills covered in our Bash online tests

  • Bash
  • DevOps
  • Linux
  • SHELL
  • Docker
  • Administração do Sistema
  • Trabalho em rede
  • Fantoche

What you should know about Bash

Bash, or ‘Bourne-Again Shell,’ is the command language interpreter for the GNU operating system. ‘Bourne’ being a technological nod to Stephen Bourne, the man behind the direct ancestor of the current Unix shell, ‘sh’.

Bash is the default shell provided by the GNU operating system. Bash currently runs on almost every version of Unix and a few other operating systems. There are independently-supported ports for Bash in MS-DOS, OS/2, and Windows.

Bash is largely compatible with sh shell. However, it also incorporates useful aspects from other shells including the Korn shell ksh and the C shell csh.

Bash is intended to be a conformant implementation of the IEEE POSIX Shell and Tools portion of the IEEE POSIX specification (IEEE Standard 1003.1). It offers functional improvements over sh for both interactive and programming use.

Gostas do que vês mas queres mais?

Sometimes our clients are thrilled with DevSkiller testing but wonder if they can get even more from our developer tests. That’s why our expert team has designed DevSkiller interview questions that are completely customizable.

The DevSkiller online task wizard allows you to build your own Bash interview questions. You can choose the difficulty level being assessed, the length of each question, and the length of the tests overall, plus loads more. Did we mention that you can even monitor tests in real-time?

All of our tests are carried out online, but recruiters can choose to observe tests in real-time to monitor a candidate’s progress should they like. Recruiters also needn’t worry about any candidates gaining an unfair advantage, as our task wizard also has automated plagiarism detectors that search for repeated answers and duplicated code.

Find your next Bash engineer today with our range of Bash interview questions.

Want proof that our Bash online tests work?

You might think our Bash interview questions sound like just what your company’s recruitment process needs. Nonetheless, it is understandable to want assurances. Check out what our past clients have had to say:

Ivana Nikolic – HR Manager at Impac Tech

"A maior vantagem para os candidatos é que eles podem prosseguir com os testes quando lhes for conveniente. Caso você tenha um candidato que já esteja trabalhando e esteja pensando em mudar de carreira ou mudar-se para outra empresa, também é uma economia de tempo para eles, pois não precisam tirar tempo para assistir a inúmeras entrevistas na busca de um novo cargo".

Olga Berger - Especialista em Recrutamento e Contratação de Líderes na CodeValue

"DevSkiller é fácil de usar e amigável."

Michael Gerwig - Gerente de engenharia da Ada Health

"O DevSkiller ajudou-nos a poupar tempo precioso no local para os candidatos que já estão em condições de se adaptar". Estamos a poupar 3 horas por candidato - esse foi o tempo que gastámos com candidatos numa tarefa técnica antes".

Perguntas mais frequentes

O que é RealLifeTestingTM?

The RealLifeTestingTM methodology is the foundation of all DevSkiller Bash interview questions. It is based on the principle that the best way to monitor a developer’s skills is by asking them to do actual development work. RealLifeTestingTM produces a replicated version of reality, complete with challenges and tasks that each candidate is expected to succeed in. This kind of testing provides recruiters with a detailed and comprehensive understanding of each applicant’s skill level. Recruiters are able to break down the exact skills the candidate possesses and those in which they are lacking.

The best candidates need to demonstrate a clear knowledge of Bash, to utilize resources like Stack Overflow, and to possess the critical thinking needed to determine the most efficient solution to problems they encounter.

Qual é a duração do teste?

The DevSkiller task wizard comes with default settings for all of our online tests, including duration. However, these settings can be easily amended to suit the needs of each company. It might be that you require your tests to be longer or shorter than the default setting. That’s down to the needs of your company.

How do candidates take Bash interview questions?

The main plus point of DevSkiller is that all of our tests are taken remotely and are accessed completely online. Despite the obvious convenience for candidates, being tested in their own homes, this is extremely convenient for recruiters as well. With no-in house testing required, recruiters are able to save countless hours on testing and evaluation. Assessment for our interview questions happens automatically, with test results then being presented in a simple, automated report.

For the tests themselves, candidates work on their own favorite IDE and then clone the project to GIT. If they prefer they can use DevSkiller’s state of the art in-browser IDE. The tests are complete once the candidate is finished or the designated time has expired.

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