Questions I Can’t answer in an interview

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Senior Devops Engineer – Don’t ask
Yishayahu Steve Bar Yakov Gindi

I can and will do stuff from bash scripts to Python, deployments to infrastructure symphonies, my DevOps career has been a wild ride. CI/CD pipelines twist like mystery novels, while IAC turns clouds into expensive paperweights. Monitoring reminds us that despite best efforts, something always goes wrong. But hey, that’s the thrill of DevOps!

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Here are questions that I cannot answer:

  • Write a program that simulates an elevator
  • Write a program that indexes a million word book and tells what the most common word is. I was asked this twice
  • Write a program that calculates the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow
  • Create an API from scratch
  • find the missing number in a given integer array of 1 to 100?
  • find the middle element of a singly linked list in one pass?
  • How can a given string be reversed using recursion?
  • How is a bubble sort algorithm implemented?
  • write an algorithm that does ….
  • I do know how to write automation bash scripts, like unassisted installations of everything required  by docker
  • I should have known how to give the lowest number in a list of numbers ….