Linux Systems Administrator Interview Questions

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Rackspace Interviews

21 Linux Systems Administrator Interview Questions and Reviews

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HostGator.com Interviews

20 Linux Systems Administrator Interview Questions and Reviews

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QinetiQ North America Interviews

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Sep 12, 2014

Interview Question for Senior Linux Systems Administrator at Proofpoint:

“The unexpected part was that there weren't any hard questions asked”


Aug 15, 2014

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrator at IPSoft:

“No technical questions were asked; the sole exposure was to the hiring manager who insisted on a prior salary.”


Jul 9, 2014

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrative at Express Scripts:

“One question involved compiling a Binary on a system that didn't allow compliling.
A simple question but it was worded in an awkward and counter-intuitive manner.”


Jul 8, 2014

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrator at Liquid Web Inc.:

“Various basic Linux commands were asked including how to rename/copy files, change directories, restart services, ect.”


Jun 13, 2014

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrator at Bluehost:

“A lot of kernel questions and question on my troubleshooting process.”


Jun 11, 2014

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrator I at Rackspace:

“"If you had all the money in the world, what kind of servers would you set up and why? Draw it for us."”


May 13, 2014

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrator II at Rackspace:

“"What is something that you're most proud of from a previous job?"”


May 12, 2014

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrator at American City Business Journals:

“Very casual interview, nothing unexpected or difficult.”


May 4, 2014

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrator I at HostGator.com:

“There weren't any difficult questions. If you know Linux and are good with customers, then you can get a job offer here.”


Jan 16, 2014

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrator at Rackspace:

“Many. Generally, they test your knowledge by asking you questions until they get an "I don't know" answer. This lets them know where your skills rest, and then they will ask you to take an educated…”