Network Engineering test: Pre-employment screening assessment to hire the best candidates

Summary of the Network Engineering test

This Network Engineering test assesses candidates' proficiency in effective network management. This screening test will help you hire network engineers who can improve your business’ security, reliability, performance, and efficiency.

Covered skills

  • Network protocols and standards

  • Network architecture and design

  • Network security and firewall management

  • Network troubleshooting and optimization

Use the Network Engineering test to hire

Network engineers, network administrators, network architects, systems engineers, security engineers, IT infrastructure managers, IT managers, network operations center (NOC) technicians, IT support engineers, and IT consultants.


Role specific skills


10 min




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About the Network Engineering test

Hiring candidates with skills in network engineering brings invaluable business benefits. These professionals ensure the establishment of a secure, high-performing, and reliable network infrastructure. The enhanced security shields the organization from potential threats and data breaches, fostering trust with clients and ensuring compliance with industry regulations.

A high-performing network optimizes operational efficiency, enabling swift data transmission and seamless collaboration among teams. Reliability guarantees uninterrupted business continuity, reducing downtime and fortifying the organization's resilience against unforeseen disruptions. Investing in candidates with strong network engineering skills translates to a robust and resilient digital foundation, fostering enhanced security, efficiency, and continuity for sustained business success.

This Network Engineering test evaluates candidates' abilities in designing and securing network infrastructures. It covers proficiency in network protocols, TCP/IP, OSI model, LAN/WAN design, and subnetting. Successful candidates will also display expertise in ensuring redundancy, scalability, and optimal performance, as well as security skills, including firewall technologies, VPNs, and access controls. The test also assesses troubleshooting capabilities, covering network monitoring, issue diagnosis, and performance optimization.

This screening test will help you pinpoint skilled network engineers who translate their expertise into tangible business results. Successful candidates adeptly design and secure network infrastructures, delivering business benefits such as fortified cybersecurity, heightened operational efficiency, and seamless network performance, contributing to overall organizational resilience and success.

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This test is made by a subject-matter expert

Jude O.

Jude has honed his skills in managing networks, deploying automation solutions, and ensuring effective Linux system administration over many years' of experience as a consultant and automation expert for Web3 companies, advancing the adoption of cryptocurrency into the African market. He has also developed expertise in DevOps engineering and project management.

Jude is always looking for new challenges and is passionate about keeping up with developments in the technology industry.

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