This page is about the skill DevOps, which is one of more than 40 technical skills you can assess on Alooba. The DevOps subject covers the deployment and management of applications and infrastructure.

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What types of things are included in the DevOps skill?

The DevOps skill assesses knowledge of topics like Application Performance Monitoring, CI/CD Pipelines, CI/CD Reporting, Containers, Continuous Deployment, Continuous Integration, Infrastructure Performance Monitoring, Loading Testing, Log Management & Test Environment.

Which types of roles require good DevOps skills?

DevOps is a commonly assessed skill for roles such as DevOps Engineer, Software Engineer and Data Engineer.

Why should we test someone’s DevOps skills?

A critical part of running an ethical hiring process that’s fair and meritocratic is having objective measures of someone’s skills. Why does ethical hiring matter? Simple - it helps you hire the best person for the job.

Robert Half reported that the cost of a bad hire is on average 15-21% of the employee’s salary.

What was the most common reason for mis-hires? A lack of the right technical skills. This a true hiring own-goal, as it’s so easily preventable through a valid, thorough skills assessment.

So, if your role requires a candidate to know DevOps well, you can validate that with Alooba Assess.

Can I test my current team’s DevOps skills too?

Yes you sure can. You can assess their skills using Alooba Growth.

Which tests can I find the DevOps skill in?

DevOps can be assessed through the Concepts & Knowledge test & Free Response test. The Free Response Test includes different answer options like written responses, video answers and diagram answers.

Can I add my own DevOps questions?

Yes, you can add your own DevOps questions via the question bank.

How do I get access to Alooba to test DevOps skills?

Feel free to reach out and book a quick discovery call here.

How difficult is the DevOps skill?

Each question on Alooba is categorized by difficulty - Easy, Medium & Hard. You can set the difficulty level to whatever you like by picking and choosing the questions that you want to include.

What else can I assess with Alooba?

You can also assess someone’s intelligence, their personality type and critical soft skills, like communication.

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