Server Engineer Skills Assessment

Server Engineer Skills Assessment

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Assessment Summary
A Server Engineer works in the IT industry who is responsible for creating, maintaining, and removing physical hardware and digital software in an Organisation’s IT infrastructure. This responsibility means they must make sure that the different servers and operating environments are able to be accessed at all times such that it doesn’t remove the ability of the users to access the given piece of software or hardware. 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
In order to be an effective Server Engineer, they must have a very good understanding of how the major operating systems work like Linux + Windows, Active Directory, good communication skills, and the willingness to problem-solve to fix problems they come across. Specifically, in the Vervoe skill assessment the following skills are looked at it in detail, is knowledge around Linux, managing RedHat Rhel7 SOE’s and communication with non-technical stakeholders of servers that are being managed.
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 Server Engineer, you will be able to determine their technical abilities to manage and administrate in an organization’s non-production and production environments Linux based servers and their communication skills to liaise with less technical stakeholders.

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Server Engineers look after many different pieces of infrastructure with an organisation as they have the technical skills to do so, such as joining a Linux server to AD (active directory) or making an NFS work on a windows machine.

Candidates who perform well on this Server Engineer skills assessment will have all the technical skills to look after an organisations various servers and other devices that make up their IT infrastructure. They will also have the soft skills to be able to communicate with stakeholders who will use this infrastructure.

You can expect to learn whether a candidate has experience in managing Linux operating systems, writing shell scripts, setting the chmod on files, managing an NFS, configuring SELinux and their communication skills with non-technical stakeholders.



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Question Type: Multiple Choice

An application is being developed on Linux OS. In this application for the input data, the application needs to contact another application whose IP address is But there is an issue where the other application is not responding while a request is sent for the input data. Which of the following options will help to check the status of the other application?
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Question Type: Number

What will be the octal representation of the following file permission? rwxr-xr-x
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Question Type: Video

Describe a time where you have presented an idea, challenge, or problem to a non-technical employee. How did you explain it to ensure they understood?

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