Systems Architecture

This page is about the skill Systems Architecture, which is one of more than 40 technical skills you can assess on Alooba. The Systems Architecture skill covers how software and applications are built from a higher level such as what components are involved and how they interact.

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What types of things are included in the Systems Architecture skill?

The Systems Architecture skill assesses knowledge of topics like Application Scaling Strategies, Caching, CQRS, Database Scaling Strategies, Event Driven Architecture, Microservices, Queues, Streams & Web Communication Topics.

Which types of roles require good Systems Architecture skills?

Systems Architecture is a commonly assessed skill for roles such as Software Engineers, Software Architects, DevOps Engineers & Cloud Engineers.

Why should we test someone’s Systems Architecture 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 Systems Architecture well, you can validate that with Alooba Assess.

Can I test my current team’s Systems Architecture skills too?

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

Which tests can I find the Systems Architecture skill in?

Systems Architecture 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 Systems Architecture questions?

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

How do I get access to Alooba to test Systems Architecture skills?

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

How difficult is the Systems Architecture 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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