This Linux test assesses candidates’ technical knowledge of the Linux operating system. This Linux screening test will help you identify candidates skilled in Linux administration.
Linux Systems Administration
The Linux Ecosystem
Security and Privacy on Linux
Systems administrators, open-source developers, DevOps, and any other roles requiring intermediate knowledge of the Linux operating system and ecosystem.
From the powerful web servers hosting the top websites to the smartphone in your pocket, Linux is everywhere. The open-source ethos has taken over the software development world, making Linux skills a basic requirement for many technical professions today. Hiring someone skilled in Linux will allow your business to leverage the key advantages of this open-source operating system, including its low costs, high security, performance and stability, and its lightweight nature when it comes to disk space.
This Linux test evaluates candidates’ Linux skills using realistic, situational workplace scenarios and evaluating candidates’ abilities in Linux systems administration, Linux internals, the Linux ecosystem, and security and privacy in Linux. Overall, this Linux test assesses candidates’ for the skills required to operate, administer, and coordinate Linux systems effectively.
Candidates who do well on this test have a strong practical knowledge of Linux systems and can use Linux software and commands to administer real systems. This test will help you to hire candidates skilled in Linux, and who can help your business leverage the main benefits of this open-source operating system, including its flexibility and its suitability for programmers.
Maria is a cybersecurity engineer and Judo champion from Mexico. She began her Linux journey as a network engineer in the Mexican Navy and has been playing with Linux ever since. Currently, Maria works as a Chief Security Officer and does bug bounties and pentesting campaigns in her free time.
Maria has used Linux professionally for a decade as a senior engineer, and has been on both sides of the interview table enough times to understand the skills and aptitudes of a strong Linux sysadmin.
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