solutions architect interview questions shared by candidates
Imagine that you meet with a small startup company in the early stages of their operations. Currently their architecture uses a LAMP stack with MySQL, Apache and PHP all running on one desktop PC within their small office. Like many small start-ups they are confident that they will be the next big thing and expect significant, rapid, yet un-quantified growth in the next few months. Recommend a manageable, secure, scalable, high performance, efficient, elastic, highly available, fault tolerant and recoverable architecture that allows the startup to organically grow. The architecture should specifically address the requirements/concerns as described above.
HR related questions from HR team. Functional and Technical Team basically asked industry, implementation and product related questions. Situational questions will be asked as well, like which are the top 3 difficult implementation you did and how did you manage to go about it. Professional Services Director / Manager typically asks situational questions related to skills, projects etc.
1. Problem solving skills 2. Analytical/Logical/Lateral thinking 3. Solution/Integration/System/Test. 4 White board discussion, 5 Design principles, 6 Architecture diagram etc