Application Database Administrator Interview Questions

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How do you integrate external applications to increase efficiency in systems and processes? What applications would you recommend?

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  1. 1.

    How do you integrate external applications to increase efficiency in systems and processes? What applications would you recommend?

  2. 2.

    How are your writing skills?

  3. 3.

    Aside from your computer, what is the most frequently used item on your desk?

  4. 4.

    What about our company interests you the most?

  5. 5.

    Is there anything in the position's job description that surprises you?

  6. 6.

    How do you ensure data integrity across multiple systems and domains?

  7. 7.

    What are your top three skills or strengths that best qualify you for this position?

  8. 8.

    How often should you back-up a company database?

  9. 9.

    In your opinion, why is user access knowledge important in database security?

  10. 10.

    Give us an example of proactive - and reactive - data management support you've employed.

  11. 11.

    If a manager requests a tight turnaround on a report that you know takes longer to pull than your deadline allows, then what do you do?

  12. 12.

    What experience do you have with using a database to track and maintain an event?

  13. 13.

    What are the top 3 qualities you look for in a team?

  14. 14.

    Tell us about how you've collaborated across teams or departments to complete a project or to meet a goal.

  15. 15.

    When working from your desk for extended periods of time, what do you need to be comfortable and successful?

  16. 16.

    Describe a difficult project where you successfully met or exceeded expectations.

  17. 17.

    How would your former colleagues describe your teamwork?

  18. 18.

    What are you most interested in when it comes to this role at our company?

  19. 19.

    Where do you aspire to be professionally 5 years from now?

  20. 20.

    What professional development do you think might be most beneficial to you and to this position over the next 3 years?

  21. 21.

    What steps do you take to appropriately handle confidential information? Please give us an example.

  22. 22.

    With technology advancing daily, how do you stay up-to-date on new products and trends?

  23. 23.

    What databases do you have the most experience using?

  24. 24.

    What is your ideal work environment?

  25. 25.

    What do you do for 'screen breaks' when you've been at your desk for an extended period of time?