Portraying your inherent skills and abilities to perform tasks exactly as an interviewer wants you to, maybe a tad difficult during an interview.
It is true that one must not be judged when under stress – and there is nothing more stressful than sitting across the table from a judgmental interviewer- but there is no getting out of appearing for an interview.
So pull that chin up and go into the interview room with confidence – after going through the following set of interview questions and answers:
Application Support Analyst Interview Questions and Answers
1. Why do you want to work for this organization specifically?
I believe that I am expert enough to be able to live up to the high demands of working at your organization. Over 5 years of experience in system modifications and customization makes me feel that I have a lot to offer as an application support analyst.
2. What type of duties do you think you will be responsible for performing once you are hired as an application support analyst?
As an application support analyst, I expect to be made responsible for ensuring that all project managers and team members can obtain the maximum benefit from technology. Specifically, I expect to be performing systems analysis, providing suggestions for improvements, handling troubleshooting work, and ensuring that system downtime is minimized.
3. What are your specific skills in this area?
Apart from possessing deep insight into systems analysis and design, I have a great ability to customize applications, implement customizations and ensure both integrity and security of company data. Additionally, I am a great communicator which makes it easy for me to understand users’ problems and provide viable suggestions to them.
4. What do you aspire to be doing 5 years from now?
The pace that I am going at, in 5 years I see myself being on top of the application development and support ladder.
5. What is the one thing that you concentrate on specifically when performing your typical work duties as an application support analyst?
I believe that data integrity is the area where I concentrate the most. Solid and accurate data makes application systems strong.
6. As far as achievements go, where do you stand?
Recently, I managed to discover 7 major areas where applications were difficult to learn and under-realized, which affected their functionality. After identifying this, I created a substantial report amounting to 129 pages, which proved to be invaluable to the IT development team in alleviating these issues.