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Senior Back-end Software Engineer Interview Questions

Prepare for your Senior Back-end Software Engineer interview. Understand the required skills and qualifications, anticipate the questions you may be asked, and study well-prepared answers using our sample responses.

Interview Questions for Senior Back-end Software Engineer

Are you comfortable working with legacy code?

What are your favorite programming languages and why?

How would you approach debugging a problem with a server?

What is your experience with scaling back-end systems?

Provide an example of a time when you had to manage a team of developers.

If hired, what would be your priorities and why?

What would you do if you noticed a bug in the back-end of the system you built?

How well do you understand data storage methods?

Do you have experience working with NoSQL databases?

When was the last time you updated your programming skills and how did you go about doing so?

We want to improve the speed of our back-end system. What steps would you take to do so?

Describe your experience with load balancing.

What makes you stand out from other candidates?

Which programming languages do you feel comfortable working with?

What do you think is the most important skill for a senior back-end software engineer to have?

How often do you test your code?

There is a bug in the code you wrote. How do you handle it?

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