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Saudi Telecom
Security Architect was asked...September 2, 2015

What are the projects that you have worked on?

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I explain a lot of projects, in deep technical details and other

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Link Technologies (Las Vegas)

What were my strengths and weaknesses

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AGain, we are hiring the experts, we aren't the experts when it comes to technical know how. We are professional recruiters . Less

I answered to the best of my ability and as honest as possible

Forsythe Technology

What security controls and tools do you have experience with?

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I explained the risk based process that drives controls, and then provided the standard security services I've used. Less

United Airlines

What security frameworks have you implemented?

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I listed the frameworks in which I'm a SME and the scenarios where I used them to implement controls and conduct audits. Less

Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston

Probe fro background, competency and experience, flexibility and attitude...

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Looking for team players and not the Arrogant Know it all types that constantly criticize co workers or point out the obvious which is very aggravating and destructive to positive team environment. Less

Johnson Controls

I mostly asked them questions about the position.

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I suggest you come prepared about the position and the company. Also come with list of questions to ask. Less


Tell me a time when you worked with a difficult colleague Have you had much experience working with different cultures

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I provided an example of when a manager was making the incorrect decision to implement a solution. Less

Ping Identity

Please describe the most challenging solution you have had to work through

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The interview questions did not align with the outcome of the interview. every example of good solution architecture/pre sales that I gave was received warmly and positively. however this did not translate to a second interview. it would appear that they do not know what they want. Less

Morgan Stanley

What is the linux command to look up for open ports?

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I gave the answer and told the interviewer that was hoping to get architect level questions and not a analyst level questions. Less

Palo Alto Networks

Tell me about yourself (reworded 3 different ways to go around your experience)

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Explained the day to day duties. It came to my mind to tell them, if this is a joke to repeat the same question, or if there is a problem understanding English!!! Less

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