TITLE: 4 Questions to Identify a Team Player for Software Development
1 – Tell me about a time you dealt with a company-specific procedure for check-in, code review, progressions, release, SDLC, etc
They complain about the process
They speak of the process being burdensome
They talk about why having processes are good for everyone.
You hear words like “Transparency” and “Adaptability”
2 – Tell me about a time a specification package was incorrect
They talk about how bad the specs were at multiple places.
They talk about tension with the business analyst.
They get that no spec is ever 100% perfect
You hear words like “iteration”
3 – How long do you work a problem before asking for help?
Never. Unless you are interviewing Linus Torvalds, you are talking to a lone wolf.
Immediately. This is on the other extreme.
You hear “I bring it up on the next daily stand-up”
4 – Tell me about a time when a bug was not actually a bug
They speak poorly of the QA team.
They talk about how “I showed them”.
Anything that sound like they checked their ego at the door.