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Site Engineer Interview Questions

"The interview for a position as a site engineer will consist of questions about your technical knowledge of civil engineering and construction, experience with supervising different types of sites, and your attention to detail. Employers will want you to have a degree in engineering or a construction-related discipline."

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Do you have experience working with and identifying various valves, etc.?

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Yes, in school I was taught about various vales such a butterfly, solenoid, and diaphragm.

classic fermi problem. estimate some value making some approximations.

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You need to distribute a terabyte of data from a single server to 10,000 nodes, and then keep that data up to date. It takes several hours to copy the data just to one server. How would you do this so that it didn't take 20,000 hours to update all the servers? Also, how would you make sure that the file wasn't corrupted during the copy?

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Describe on a scale of 1 to 10 your familiarity with systems administration. Followup: which system call returns inode information? What signal does the "kill" command send by default ? How many IP addresses are usable on a /23 network. Can you describe a connection setup in TCP

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What steps would you take to secure a container image?

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Take part of a log file, export to CSV.

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Asked me how the kernel new to connect to a remote machine. Wasn't too sure if they were asking the lower level c calls, general OS theory, or just basic files / networking components (routing table). Also asked basic monitoring questions like how to monitor query times (bonked on this, just couldn't think well being nervous)

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what's the difference between RAID 0 and RAID 5 and when would use choose one vs the other?

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Live scripting question with no preamble on a white board in front of a 23-year-old engineer.

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What would you do in this scenario? How would you troubleshoot this? Also threw in one that gauged how you follow company policy, departmental fiscal responsibility and how to turn down/say no to your fellow employee. Lastly the typical, yet seemingly difficult to answer "Tell me about yourself?" question.

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