Amazon Cloud Engineer Mock Interview

To help you prepare for a Cloud Engineer interview at Amazon, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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What is meant by a packaged hybrid cloud, and what are some types of this service offering?

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List of Amazon Cloud Engineer Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    What is meant by a packaged hybrid cloud, and what are some types of this service offering?

  2. 2.

    How would you leverage caching technologies to improve the performance of Amazon's cloud computing systems?

  3. 3.

    How are APIs used in the cloud?

  4. 4.

    Can you discuss the different types of clouds, and how they are used?

  5. 5.

    What technologies are used to ensure that cloud computing is secure, and the organization's information is protected?

  6. 6.

    What are some other major cloud database providers you have worked with, and why do you prefer their products?

  7. 7.

    What are the three types of clouds individuals or organizations can use?

  8. 8.

    What are some of the main service components offered by AWS?

  9. 9.

    Can you describe a multi-cloud strategy you've applied in one of your previous positions?

  10. 10.

    What steps do you take to engineer your cloud computing infrastructure to maximize uptime?

  11. 11.

    Can you define the cloud and discuss some of its features?

  12. 12.

    Please discuss the differences between cloud and on-premise computing.

  13. 13.

    What are some of the benefits offered by cloud computing that would induce an organization to adopt it?

  14. 14.

    What are the main services provided in a cloud computing environment such as AWS?

  15. 15.

    Can you define the components of a PaaS architecture, as provided by AWS?

  16. 16.

    Why would an organization use a hybrid cloud rather than one of the three other types?

  17. 17.

    Please talk about how cloud computing can help with the reliability and availability of an organization like Amazon's IT resources.

  18. 18.

    What is Eucalyptus, and how is it used in cloud computing?

  19. 19.

    What is an AMI, and how is it implemented in a cloud computing environment?

  20. 20.

    Please describe the layers used within a cloud computing architecture, similar to the one provide by AWS.

  21. 21.

    Can you discuss the major differences between the AWS cloud and a traditional data center?

  22. 22.

    How are data centers deployed or transitioned to the AWS cloud environment?

  23. 23.

    What are the steps used to design and deploy a cloud architecture?

  24. 24.

    Other than AWS, who are the main cloud service providers, and which ones have you worked with?

  25. 25.

    Can you discuss the differences between hybrid IT and a hybrid cloud?

  26. 26.

    What are some of the characteristics of a distributed cloud?

  27. 27.

    What is a multi-cloud, and why would an organization like Amazon use it?

  28. 28.

    What characteristics does a cloud-native technology possess?

  29. 29.

    How does edge computing technology relate to cloud computing?

  30. 30.

    Does your cloud computing architecture plan for spikes in network traffic, and if so, how?