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# Systems Specialist Interview Questions

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### Senior Software Engineer at Amazon was asked...

Sep 3, 2011
 A list with a set of integers. All elements appear even number of times while one appear odd number of times. Find this number that appear odd number of times6 Answersuse a counter for the number of times the digit appearSuppose a list of integers: A[1..n] We can calculate the result of A[1] xor A[2] xor ....A[n] This is the answer!Use a HashSet. For each number in the list check to see if it exists in the HashSet. If it doesn't, put it in the HashSet. If it's already in the HashSet take it out. When you've gone through all the numbers the only number left in the HashSet will be the one that appeared an odd number of times.Show More Responses1. sort the numbers 2. then do what hong sun does.// Requires that all the elements appear even # times except exactly 1: int findOddEntry(List list) { int xorBuffer = 0; for (int i : list) { xorBuffer ^= i; } return xorBuffer; }adding/deleting entry into an object for every value. In the end only the key with odd occurrences will be left since all even will removed. For even, first occurrence add into object, second one remove.

### Control Systems Specialist Gas Turbines at Nor-Cal Controls ES was asked...

Jul 21, 2015
 What is your experience with PLC programming and PLC troubleshooting1 AnswerI shared my experiences from the past answering in detail about the work I have done with PLC and troubleshooting. I gave instances for each experience I shared, where I faced problems, and how I tackled it with a properly designed approach.

May 14, 2015
 Tell me about a time when you disagreed with a co-worker or manager? Tell me about a time when you had to influence a large group on an idea? Tell me about a time when you went above and beyond the call of duty? Tell me about a time when you hit a barrier and what did you do to overcome it? Tell me about a time when you had to come up with a creative solution to solve a problem?1 AnswerSTAR method. Situation, Task, Action, Result. Relax, tell your situations like you were talking to a friend but in a professional way of course.

Oct 19, 2010

### Program Systems Specialist II at Southern Nevada Health District was asked...

Mar 19, 2014
 How do you deal with impatient or rude users?1 AnswerThis seemed like the most important question asked after the technical questions. For this position the many of the users were poorly educated in technology usage and often were frustrated when they were requesting help.

### Systems Integration Specialist SN at CompuCom was asked...

Feb 19, 2015
 UNIX/LINUX questions and process1 Answerstandard answer that you would expect for such questions. process seems to be there focus to see if you understand the technology that you are talking about.

### Senior Human Resources Systems Specialist at Air Liquide was asked...

Sep 28, 2013
 The hiring manager asked for step by step description of a process and expected an answer that aligned with how they complete that process. 1 AnswerI wasn't able to answer the question accurately because each company is different and I don't know Air Liquide's specific process.

Sep 14, 2010