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user image Anonymous

posted on 30 Jun 2023

Interview experience
Rating 5
Very good
Difficulty level
Moderate
Duration
More than 8 weeks
Result
Selected Selected

I applied via Company Website and was interviewed in Dec 2022.

6 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Keep your resume crisp and to the point. A recruiter looks at your resume for an average of 6 seconds, make sure to leave the best impression.
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2

One-on-one Round (1 Question)

3

One-on-one Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. Linux , Shell script, ansible related questions.
4

One-on-one Round (1 Question)

5

One-on-one Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. Normal questions about last company work and what I didn’t like or like.
6

One-on-one Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. Manager round: Why do you want to join Red Hat? (was asked in almost every round)

Interview Preparation Tips

Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - Need to be good in Linux basics and bit on other skills that are in resume.

Top skills recommended for Red Hat Senior System Administrator interview

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  • RHCE
  • System Administration
  • Ansible
  • Automation
  • Linux
  • Linux Administration
  • Python
  • RHEL
user image Atul Khairnar

posted on 10 Mar 2024

Interview experience
Rating 4
Good
Difficulty level
Hard
Duration
4-6 weeks
Result
Selected Selected

I applied via Naukri.com and was interviewed in Sep 2023.

2 Interview Rounds

1

Technical Round (3 Questions)

2

Case Study Round

Major focus on busniess output

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user image Anonymous

posted on 13 Aug 2023

Interview experience
Rating 5
Very good
Difficulty level
Moderate
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
Not Selected

I applied via Company Website and was interviewed in Jul 2023.

2 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Don’t add your photo or details such as gender, age, and address in your resume. These details do not add any value.
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2

Technical Round (2 Questions)

  • Q1. Regression testing Sanity testing Smoke testing Bug report Testcase preparation
  • Q2. Selenium Locators TestNG Junit Jmeter Jira

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user image Anonymous

posted on 16 Mar 2023

Interview experience
Rating 4
Good
Difficulty level
Hard
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
Selected Selected

I applied via Walk-in and was interviewed in Feb 2023.

4 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Properly align and format text in your resume. A recruiter will have to spend more time reading poorly aligned text, leading to high chances of rejection.
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2

Group Discussion Round

The topic for gd is online vs offline shopping.
There were almost 10 people during gd process

3

Group Discussion Round

Online or offline shopping topic was given for discussion

4

Technical Round (2 Questions)

Interview Preparation Tips

Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - Study RHCE and rhcsa, basic deep knowledge of rhel is required.
Having certification is an addon
user image Arsheenkaur Budwal

posted on 4 Oct 2023

Interview experience
Rating 5
Very good
Difficulty level
Moderate
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
Selected Selected

I applied via Referral and was interviewed before Oct 2022.

4 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Double-check your resume for any spelling mistakes. The recruiter may consider spelling mistakes as careless behavior or poor communication skills.
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2

One-on-one Round (2 Questions)

  • Q1. Explain a situation where you were stuck and because of CSM skill set you were able to deliver
  • Q2. Detail it in Situation Action and Result Scenario
3

One-on-one Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. How did you overcome a roadblock on the product performance and managed the cx
4

One-on-one Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. Share details of billing and it's growth over the year scenario for any of your churning account
user image Anonymous

posted on 12 Oct 2022

I applied via Company Website and was interviewed before Oct 2021.

2 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Do not use an unprofessional email address such as cool_boy@email.com. It shows a lack of professionalism by the candidate.
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2

One-on-one Round (4 Questions)

  • Q1. First round will be either with Recruiter to check your CV and match it to profile or Directly with Manager after that to see you are fit culturally, technicall...read more
  • Q2. Second will be with manager if first was with Recruiter/HR, where he will be asking you about your experience and exposure to RH and he will check if you are fi...read more
  • Q3. If all fine, third would be Manager/HR drawing your offer letter without asking your expectation, you can do bargaining here though.
  • Q4. 1. How you would troubleshoot a process hanging? 2. How would you troubleshoot slow system performance? 3. Network latency issue? 4.Cluster failover issue? 4. A...read more

Interview Preparation Tips

Topics to prepare for Red Hat Senior Support Engineer interview:
  • Openshift
  • RHEL
  • pacemaker
  • Incident management
  • Troubleshooting
  • SAP technicall
  • Linux
Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - 1. Go through JD
2. Check which RH solution needed, practice and prepare on it.
3. Show your strong willingness to work for RH as company.
4. Go through Opensource history and RH contribution and its history
5. Even if lack on some technical skills, Show your desire to learn it fast and you are more open to adjust to new challenges.

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user image Anonymous

posted on 18 Apr 2023

Interview experience
Rating 5
Very good
Difficulty level
Easy
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
Selected Selected

I applied via Company Website and was interviewed before Apr 2022.

2 Interview Rounds

1

Group Discussion Round

Job shop development discussed

2

Technical Round (4 Questions)

Interview Preparation Tips

Topics to prepare for Red Hat Call Center Executive interview:
  • What is a job shop
Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - I like this job

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user image Yudi J

posted on 25 Feb 2022

user image Anonymous

posted on 13 Jun 2024

Interview experience
Rating 5
Very good
Difficulty level
Moderate
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
Selected Selected

I applied via Company Website and was interviewed before Jun 2023.

2 Interview Rounds

1

Technical Round (2 Questions)

  • Q1. Questions would be in depth about area of expertise, for eg Linux
  • Q2. What if scenarios and troubleshooting skills are evaluated
2

HR Round (2 Questions)

  • Q1. Questions regarding proactive beds and ability to take in charge
  • Q2. Also would check if you would fit into RH culture
user image Anonymous

posted on 17 Oct 2023

Interview experience
Rating 3
Average
Difficulty level
Moderate
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
Selected Selected

I applied via LinkedIn and was interviewed before Oct 2022.

3 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Be truthful in your resume. It is very easy to catch false or lies during the interview by asking basic questions.
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2

Technical Round (2 Questions)

3

Technical Round (3 Questions)

Top skills recommended for Red Hat Software Engineer interview

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  • Open Source
  • Linux
  • Consulting
  • Python
  • Redhat
  • Agile
  • Javascript
  • Automation

Red Hat Interview FAQs

How many rounds are there in Red Hat interview?
Red Hat interview process usually has 2-3 rounds. The most common rounds in the Red Hat interview process are Technical, Resume Shortlist and One-on-one Round.
How to prepare for Red Hat interview?
Go through your CV in detail and study all the technologies mentioned in your CV. Prepare at least two technologies or languages in depth if you are appearing for a technical interview at Red Hat. The most common topics and skills that interviewers at Red Hat expect are Linux, Open Source, Consulting, Python and Redhat.
What are the top questions asked in Red Hat interview?

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How long is the Red Hat interview process?

The duration of Red Hat interview process can vary, but typically it takes about less than 2 weeks to complete.

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Interview Process at Red Hat

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Interview experience

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Difficulty level

Easy 18%
Moderate 73%
Hard 9%

Duration

Less than 2 weeks 55%
2-4 weeks 18%
4-6 weeks 27%

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32%
32%
22%
3%
11% candidates got the interview through other sources.
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