Cloud system administration

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About the Cloud system administration test

Today, almost every modern organization relies on computer systems and networks in order to carry forth its operations. And having a strong, well-organized, and reliable computer infrastructure is a non-negotiable for building and growing a strong business. Cloud system administrators are the experts who determine an organization’s system needs, upgrade and optimize its system performance, and troubleshoot issues that may appear in the hardware and software.

This Cloud system administration test evaluates candidates’ skills in both Windows and Linux systems. It also evaluates candidates’ cloud fundamentals knowledge in AWS and Azure, as well as their abilities in networking.

Candidates who perform well on this screening test have the ability to organize and manage Windows and Linux systems, and they can interpret and solve problems faced by users of the network. They also have the fundamental skills to provide support for infrastructure in the cloud and have a strong understanding of networking. This sysadmin test covers the day-to-day tasks of system administrators and a few less common ones they will deal with fairly regularly.

Cloud system administration test

The test is made by a subject-matter expert

Yevgen G.

With experience as a System administrator, Cybersecurity Analyst, a Security Engineer, and a Security Researcher, Yevgen lives and breathes security. His job to him isn’t just about following guidelines (like ISO/IEC 27001 or PCI-DSS) but about getting to the heart of problems and solving them in efficient and effective ways.

In addition to his IT talents, Yevgen speaks four languages (English, Portuguese, Russian, Ukrainian), enjoys gaming, and has published a few non-IT related books.

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What is the difference between an assessment and a test?
An assessment is the total package of tests and custom questions that you put together to evaluate your candidates. Each individual test within an assessment is designed to test something specific, such as a job skill or language. An assessment can consist of up to 5 tests and 20 custom questions. You can have candidates respond to your custom questions in several ways, such as with a personalized video.
Can I add my own questions to an assessment?
Yes! Custom questions are great for testing candidates in your own unique way. We support the following question types: video, multiple-choice, coding, file upload, and essay. Besides adding your own custom questions, you can also create your own tests.
How do video questions work?
A video question is a specific type of custom question you can add to your assessment. Video questions let you create a question and have your candidates use their webcam to record a video response. This is an excellent way to see how a candidate would conduct themselves in a live interview, and is especially useful for sales and hospitality roles. Some good examples of things to ask for video questions would be "Why do you want to work for our company?" or "Try to sell me an item you have on your desk right now." You can learn more about video questions here.
Can you explain how the other custom question types work?
Besides video questions, you can also add the following types of custom questions: multiple-choice, coding, file upload, and essay. Multiple-choice lets your candidates choose from a list of answers that you provide, coding lets you create a coding problem for them to solve, file upload allows your candidates to upload a file that you request (such as a resume or portfolio), and essay allows an open-ended text response to your question. You can learn more about different custom question types here.
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Can I combine the Cloud system administration test with other tests?
Yes. You can add up to five tests to each assessment.
Where in my recruitment process should I use the Cloud system administration test?
We recommend using our assessment software as a pre-screening tool at the beginning of your recruitment process. You can add a link to the assessment in your job post or directly invite candidates by email. TestGorilla replaces traditional CV screening with a much more reliable and efficient process, designed to find the most skilled candidates earlier and faster.

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