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Computer Systems Analyst Interview Questions

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How important is maintaining accurate registration of the software?

Computer Systems Analyst Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    How important is maintaining accurate registration of the software?

  2. 2.

    Can you describe your experience creating and enforcing software usage policies and discuss why are they are important?

  3. 3.

    Why is it important to maintain accurate documentation of the systems you manage?

  4. 4.

    What are some of the differences between functional and non-functional requirements?

  5. 5.

    Give me an example of when you took a risk to achieve a goal. What was the outcome?

  6. 6.

    How do you approach record-keeping for the software you manage?

  7. 7.

    Do you have experience designing a new system with limited resources?

  8. 8.

    What are some of the software usage policies you have implemented in your previous jobs?

  9. 9.

    What assignment was too difficult for you, and how did you resolve the issue?

  10. 10.

    Describe a project or idea that was implemented primarily because of your efforts. What was your role? What was the outcome?

  11. 11.

    Can you describe what a DHCP server is and why they are useful for administering computer networks?

  12. 12.

    Can you define sub-netting and discuss how it is used to manage an IT infrastructure?

  13. 13.

    What experience do you have managing computer programming projects?

  14. 14.

    Have you ever been in a position where you had to lead a group of peers? How did you handle it?

  15. 15.

    What types of requirements do you gather when you start working on a new project?

  16. 16.

    Please explain the process you use to analyze an existing computer system.

  17. 17.

    Can you describe the difference between SSH and SSL?

  18. 18.

    What is a spoofed packet, and how can it impact an organization's network?

  19. 19.

    What are the key elements of software auditing?

  20. 20.

    Tell us how you keep your job knowledge current with the ongoing changes in the industry.

  21. 21.

    Tell me about a time that you had to work on a team that did not get along. What happened?

  22. 22.

    Some people consider themselves to be 'big picture people,' and others are 'detail-oriented.' Which are you? Give an example of a time when you displayed this.

  23. 23.

    What new or unusual ideas have you developed on your job? How did you develop them? What was the result?

  24. 24.

    What goal have you set for yourself that you have successfully achieved?

  25. 25.

    What do you consider to be your professional strengths? Give me a specific example using this attribute in the workplace.