Computer Systems Analyst Interview Questions

25 Computer Systems Analyst Questions and Answers by on November 17th, 2020

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What experience do you have managing computer programming projects?

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Computer Systems Analyst Interview Questions

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    What experience do you have managing computer programming projects?

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

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

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

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    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.

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

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

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

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

  10. 10.

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

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

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

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    How important is maintaining accurate registration of the software?

  14. 14.

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

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

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

  17. 17.

    Can you describe the difference between SSH and SSL?

  18. 18.

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

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

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

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

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

  23. 23.

    What are the key elements of software auditing?

  24. 24.

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

  25. 25.

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