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Technical Architect Interview Questions

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  1. Are you comfortable working with a team of developers to create new products or services?
  2. What are some of the programming languages you’ve used in the past and which ones do you prefer?
  3. How would you approach the design of a new system if you had limited information about the requirements or use case?
  4. What is your process for testing a new system before officially launching it?
  5. Provide an example of a system you designed and highlight what you did to ensure its scalability.
  6. If you had to choose one programming language to learn, which would it be and why?
  7. What would you do if you noticed a bug in one of the systems you designed?
  8. How well do you understand data structures?
  9. Do you have experience working with cloud-based solutions?
  10. When is it appropriate to use a relational database?
  11. We want to encourage our technical architects to develop their programming skills. What programming language would you like to learn and why?
  12. Describe your experience working with scalar and aggregate data types.
  13. What makes you stand out from other candidates for this position?
  14. Which development methodology do you prefer and why?
  15. What do you think is the most important skill for a technical architect to have?
  16. How often do you update your knowledge of programming languages and best practices?
  17. There is a bug in one of the systems you designed. How do you handle it?
  18. How do you ensure that the systems you design are secure?
  19. What experience do you have creating user interfaces and interfaces for internal applications?
  20. Describe your experience with version control systems (GitHub, etc.).
  21. Are there any challenges you’ve faced while designing systems that were more complex than others?
  22. Tell us about a project that you’ve completed recently and how you approached it.
  23. Do you have experience with Agile methodologies?
  24. Explain what Continuous Integration is and how it can help technical architects.
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