Software architect

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About the Software architect test

Organizations focused on developing technological solutions need good software architects that can analyze the requirements of each project, evaluate the pros and cons of different designs and technologies, and come up with optimal solutions for each case. A good software architect must not only have a broad knowledge of tools and technologies available but must also be able to evaluate the trade-offs of each choice and analyze its consequences objectively according to the best principles and practices of software design.

This software architect test helps you identify candidates who have the knowledge and skills required to carry out the architectural design of technological projects. Through various real-life scenarios, this test evaluates candidates' ability to conduct trade-off analysis, propose working technological solutions, and follow primary software architecture principles.

Candidates who perform well on this screening test, have experience with a broad variety of technological tools, can define the success criteria of a system so that it functions properly, and can direct development teams on the capabilities and constraints of each system and design.

Software architect test

The test is made by a subject-matter expert

Sridhar G.

A former Amazon engineer, Sridhar has been involved in the field of software development for over 12 years. During this time, he has built high-performance services and architected backends scaling to serve millions of users. He currently focuses on decentralization technologies and smart contracts and works as an external CTO advising companies on how to automate their businesses while they focus on growing their user base and clients.

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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 10 custom questions. You can have candidates respond to your custom questions in several ways, such as with a personalized video.
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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 Software architect test with other tests?
Yes. You can add up to five tests to each assessment.
Where in my recruitment process should I use the Software architect test?
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