Software Development Life CycleSoftware Development Life Cycle

This page is about the skill Software Development Life Cycle, which is one of more than 40 technical skills you can assess on Alooba.The Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) skill covers the main steps in the development process including several common methodologies such as Agile.

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What types of things are included in the Software Development Life Cycle skill?

The Software Development Life Cycle skill assesses knowledge of topics like Agile, Extreme Programming, Functional Requirements, Methodologies, Non-Functional Requirements, Prototyping, Requirement Gathering, Scrum & Waterfall.

Which types of roles require good Software Development Life Cycle skills?

Software Development Life Cycle is a commonly assessed skill for roles such as Software Engineer, Backend Engineer, Front End Engineers, Product Managers, Scrum Masters & Product Owners.

Why should we test someone’s Software Development Life Cycle 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 Software Development Life Cycle well, you can validate that with Alooba Assess.

Can I test my current team’s Software Development Life Cycle skills too?

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

Which tests can I find the Software Development Life Cycle skill in?

Software Development Life Cycle 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 Software Development Life Cycle questions?

Yes, you can add your own Software Development Life Cycle questions via the question bank.

How do I get access to Alooba to test Software Development Life Cycle skills?

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

How difficult is the Software Development Life Cycle 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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