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Full Stack Engineer Skills Assessment

Full Stack Engineer Skills Assessment

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Assessment Summary
A Full Stack Engineer’s role is likened to a jack of all trades, will work with databases, servers, code, and clients in order to produce a product that tries to meet or exceed the needs of a customer. In order to do this, they will need to spend a large amount of their time communicating with the customer and other stakeholders. This assessment contains 10 questions that are designed to test the varying skills of the candidate’s ability to succeed and thrive in the role from a variety of different skills that are relevant.
Skills tested in this assessment
A Full Stack Engineer must be able to pick up different pieces of technologies without much prior knowledge and understand them in a short turnaround in order to develop different systems which meet the needs and wants of clients and stakeholders. Full-Stack Engineers will need to have the fundamentals of software engineering mastered in order to thrive in this role. Specifically, in the Vervoe skill assessment, the following technical skills are looked at it in detail, JSP, JBC, Java, and Spring Core.
What to test with this assessment
From a carefully constructed set of questions that test an important subset of the required skills to successfully be a Full Stack Engineer, you will be able to determine their abilities in using highly technical pieces of software such as JSP and JBC as this will be important depending on the tech stack at various organizations. Furthermore, their abilities to write efficient and optimized code in Java and Spring core will be on display.

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Full stack developers work with both server side and front-end code when developing different systems. This entails creating APIs, create connections databases, ensure the security of the systems and writing meaningful documentation.

Candidates who perform well on this Full Stack Engineer skills assessment will have all the technical skills to design, develop and test an application in the who lifestyle for both the back-end and front-end work. They will also have the soft skills to communicate with stakeholders with what they are working on.

You can expect to learn whether a candidate has knowledge around spring core, the ability to implement the various design patterns in Java, JVM meta space configuration, the ability to use JDBC to interact with databases and their ability to use JSP.

JSP stands for ‘Java Server Page’, often in projects, this will need to be a tool that a full stack engineer is proficient with as it allows them to create dynamic web pages on the fly in different languages. The benefit of JSP is having access to the various different Java APIs and things like being able to use JDBC for databases.
JDBC (Java Database Connectivity) is a very important API as it allows for Java code to speak to various different Databases. Due to this functionality being able to easily manipulate this API to achieve the results you desire, it makes it a very important skill to have.
Java is one of the most widespread languages used in enterprise settings for good reason, therefore it is almost expected of developers now to have used Java before. Having a good ability to code in object-oriented programming whilst employing the relevant principles is a highly valuable skill.
The spring framework is highly valuable in any setting due to the different abilities that it grants, therefore developers who are highly proficient in it are in hot demand. Developers who are able to harness the full power of the framework bring huge value to businesses assets them apart from their competitors.


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Spring Core

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In which of the ways given below can dependencies be injected in a Spring IoC application? A) Constructor based B) Destructor based C) Setter based
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Let's say you want to write software in which you want to compose several objects i.e one object wants to use features offered by another object. Which of the following design patterns is best suited for such a purpose?
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Which of the following methods is used to return the object of ServletContext from the GenericServlet class?

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Combining a detailed job description with a skills assessment can help to identify the specific skills and knowledge required for a job, and can streamline the candidate selection process. By writing a clear and concise job description, hiring managers can attract the right candidates for each role.

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