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  1. 1.

    What major challenges and problems did you face at your last position?

  2. 2.

    What are you doing to keep current with technology?

  3. 3.

    Can you describe the differences between functional and technical application requirements?

  4. 4.

    What is your approach when you analyze and integrate new applications into an organization's IT infrastructure with limited resources?

  5. 5.

    Can you describe how you document your application analysis activities?

  6. 6.

    What are the differences between SSH and SSL?

  7. 7.

    How do you document the business user requirements when analyzing an application?

  8. 8.

    Are you familiar with the tests systems engineers use to ensure an application’s performance is optimized?

  9. 9.

    How quickly do you make decisions? Give me an example.

  10. 10.

    As an Application Analyst, what do you believe is your best asset?

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    How do you help the systems support team troubleshoot an application that has crashed?

  12. 12.

    What is the function of a DHCP server?

  13. 13.

    What types of firewalls do you typically recommend the organizations you work for implement and why?

  14. 14.

    What are the requirements you analyze when deciding if a new project will support the company's business operations?

  15. 15.

    How adaptable are you, and how well do you react to frequent changes to business user requirements?

  16. 16.

    What ERP system would you recommend for our organization, based on what you know about our operations?

  17. 17.

    What activities and items do application analysts typically document?

  18. 18.

    What is your process for assessing the organization's technology needs?

  19. 19.

    What are some of the items you examine when performing an application analysis?

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    Do you feel that it is important to register the software the organization uses, and if so, why?

  21. 21.

    How do you evaluate existing software applications to determine if they are still appropriate for the organization's business requirements?

  22. 22.

    Please discuss the key modules in the SAP application and what they are used for.

  23. 23.

    What steps do you take to optimize the cost efficiency of applications and other IT assets?

  24. 24.

    What is the approach you use to perform a top-down application analysis?

  25. 25.

    Why do you want a career as an application analyst?

  26. 26.

    Why should we hire you?

  27. 27.

    Tell me about an accomplishment you are most proud of.

  28. 28.

    How do you keep track of work so that it gets done on time?

  29. 29.

    Why are you the best application analyst for us?

  30. 30.

    Give me a time when you had to set an important goal in the past and tell me about your success reaching it.