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Top 25 interview questions for IT tech professionals

​Practice interview questions for IT job interviews

Interview questions - they make the best candidates nervous, however need to be answered in order to secure that job you have been hoping for.

Whether you are a graduate or an experienced IT professional, here is a list of questions to consider when preparing for your next interview.

Consider the best way to answer these so that you aren't caught off guard - and if you get stuck with an answer, have a chat with a friend in the industry or someone in your network to give you some guidance.

If you are new to IT recruiting or interviewing tech guys, you may want to consider this list of questions to pick from to ensure that the candidate that you are interviewing has the right skills for the job.

Most popular technical questions asked by IT recruiters and companies
  1. What development tools have you used?

  2. What languages have you programmed in?

  3. What source control tools have you used?

  4. What are your technical qualifications?

  5. What do you do to maintain your technical qualifications?

  6. How did your education help prepare you for this job?

  7. How would you rate your key competencies for this job?

  8. What are your IT strengths and weaknesses?

  9. Tell me about the most recent project you worked on. What were your responsibilities?

  10. What technical skills do you possess that would benefit our company?

  11. What challenges do you think you might expect in this job if you were hired?

  12. What technical websites do you follow?

  13. What elements are necessary for a successful team and why?

  14. Tell me about the project you are most proud of, and what your contribution was.

  15. Describe your production deployment process

  16. Explain a time where you applied your technical knowledge in a practical way.

  17. What did you do to ensure quality in your deliverables?

  18.  What percentage of your time do you spend unit testing?

  19. What do you expect in the solution documents you are provided?

  20. What automated-build tools or processes have you used?

  21. Would you be willing to take training or classes to improve your technical skills?

  22. What have you done to improve your technical support knowledge in the last year?

  23. What have you learned from mistakes in a technical job?

  24. What tools are most helpful to you when troubleshooting and solving a problem?

  25. Where do you see your IT career going in the next five years?

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