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What is your greatest strength?
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What have you done in past situations to contribute toward a teamwork environment?
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What types of network do you have experience in?
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Why do you want to work for us?
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Why did you choose a career in network administrating?
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What monitoring tools are you most familiar with?
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Why did you choose to apply with our company?
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Tell us about a time when you influenced the outcome of a project by taking a leadership role.
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What have you done in the past year to become a better Network Administrator?
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What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?
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What is a firewall?
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What is the difference between network gateway and a firewall?
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What is the difference between IPS and a firewall?
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What is a transparent firewall?
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What is packet filtering?
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Define stateful inspection.
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What is the Public Key Encryption?
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Define Digital Signatures.
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What is stateful failover?
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What is Site to Site and remote access VPN?
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What do you know about our company?
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Why are you the best candidate for us?
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Why did you choose to pursue a career as a Network Administrator?
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Tell me about a difficult challenge you faced as a network admin.
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Some people work best as part of a group - others prefer the role of individual contributor. How would you describe yourself?
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What areas outside of basic networking administrating job functions, do you have experience with?
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What experiences do you have working with other IT professionals?
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How does subnetting add security to a network?
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It is critical our network remain online all the time, how will you test and troubleshoot the network to make sure this happens?
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During down time, how do you keep busy as a network admin?
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How do you keep up on new network technologies?
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Have you ever experienced a network crash? How did your team restore the network?
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What experiences do you have implementing security features in a network?
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What do you know about our organization?
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Have you ever had a problem at your last job that you couldn't solve yourself? How did you go about solving it?
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