Senior DevOps Skills Assessment

Senior DevOps Skills Assessment

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Assessment Summary
A Senior DevOps primary responsibility is to embrace the methodology of combining software development and IT operations lifecycle to work in unison. In practicing this methodology, it enhances the developer’s ability to produce bug-free and high-quality code in a manner that does not hinder any party involved. They spend a lot of time communicating with developers to understand the problems they are facing but also understands problems they could help mitigate through efficient DevOps work.
Skills tested in this assessment
A Senior DevOps Engineer must have excellent knowledge of programming, be able to communicate with a range of stakeholders, and have the customer/consumer in mind when designing and developing pipelines. Specifically, in the Vervoe skill assessment, the following skills are looked at it in detail, customer experience in relation to developers they assist, applications of DevOps, and communication with stakeholders.
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 DevOps Engineer, you will be able to determine their technical abilities in using Docker to implement various different platforms which can be used in CI/CD pipelines. You will also be able to understand the level of the candidate’s customer experience and communication skills as this is very important as they will be interacting with developers as a large part of their role to address and implement their needs.

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A Senior DevOps Engineer must have excellent knowledge of programming, be able to communicate with a range of stakeholders, and have the customer/consumer in mind when designing and developing pipelines. 

From a carefully constructed set of questions that test an important subset of the required skills to successfully be a DevOps Engineer, you will be able to determine their technical abilities in using Docker to implement various different platforms which can be used in CI/CD pipelines. You will also be able to understand the level of the candidate’s customer experience and communication skills as this is very important as they will be interacting with developers as a large part of their role to address and implement their needs.

People that have strong communication skills are able to receive and give information to others in both a verbal and written form. Being a strong communicator includes being able to effectively listen and speak to others, allowing candidates to work collaboratively with other team members.
A candidate with strong DevOps skills and knowledge will be able to automate processes between software development and IT operations, and improve the systems development life cycle.
A candidate with strong planning and delivery skills will be able to thoroughly examine the systems development life cycle and create plans to shorten it and make the cycle more efficient and effective.
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DevOps

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Describe the term DevOps and explain how CI/CD supports the DevOps model. What is one of the key benefits of a CI/CD?
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How does agile delivery differ from a traditional waterfall methodology and how can DevOps enable teams to become more agile?
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A non-technical stakeholder asks you what is meant by Microservices application architecture and why we need it. Please record an audio of yourself explaining this to the stakeholder and outline 2-3 benefits.

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