Senior cloud engineer interview questions shared by candidates
1. Are you familiar with the 12-factor App methodology? 2. How would you plan and execute a blue-green deployment? 3. Describe the components of a CI/CD pipeline implementation you are familiar with. Next they asked me to describe each component in detail and my role in the contribution to the infrastructure that supports the CI/CD pipeline.
- If you needed to swap out AWS EC2 instances in bulk (e.g. retire old instances and spin up new ones) explain how you'd maintain uptime and performance? - Describe best practices with AWS security groups - How would you troubleshoot software that had no logging available? - Explain the SMTP protocol for me in as much detail as possible. - What are some things you've automated in your current/last job? How did you do it? When did you decide that automation was necessary for that task?
I was interviewing for a DevOps role. When I got there, they interviewed me for a Senior DevOps Engineer role with more focus on the development side than ops. That was a bit confusing as I am stronger on the ops side of things.
General aspects of cloud and security, architecture / engineering solutions in AWS, different scenario based questions, networking basics, scripting questions
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