About the TestGorilla DevOps test

Discover the science behind this test and check out the recommended tests you may find useful alongside it in an assessment.

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Available languages:
English, Dutch, French, German, Spanish

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Administration time:

10 minutes

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Difficulty level:


Intermediate

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Number of questions:


20 questions per test, 95 in the test bank

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Scoring benchmarks

Benchmarks are available for various education levels (ranging from some high school education to Master’s degree or higher), business functions (from administrative to software development), and seniority levels (junior to senior).

Psychometric properties of the DevOps test

The metrics reported below are based on a sample size (N) of at least 1,000 candidates unless indicated otherwise.

Reliability: Cronbach’s alpha coefficient = .77

Face validity: Candidates rated this test as accurately measuring their skills (average score of 3.86 out of 5.00).

Criterion-related validity: Candidates with higher scores on this test received higher average ratings from the hiring team during the selection process (r = .40, N = 890).

For an in-depth look at interpreting test fact sheets, please read our Science series articles:

How to interpret test fact sheets (part 1): Reliability

How to interpret test fact sheets (part 2): Validity

For an explanation of the various terms, please refer to our Science glossary.

Use these tests with the DevOps test

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Motivation

Rooted in Oldham & Hackman’s Job Characteristics Model, this online Motivation test measures the extent to which your candidates’ expectations align with your job offer, based on a customized survey that you and the candidate both fill out.
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