University of California San Francisco Medical Center – San Francisco, CA
Interview Questions for a Systems Analyst
Tell me how you organize, plan, and prioritize your work.
Provide an example of a project you worked on that demonstrates your programming abilities. What was your role in the project?
Share an experience you had in dealing with a difficult person and how you handled the situation.
Share an experience when you applied new technology or information in your job. How did it help your company?
Give me an example of when you thought outside of the box. How did it help your employer?
Name a time when you identified strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions to problems. What was the impact?
Tell me about some of your most recent computer programming projects.
Provide an example of a time when you were able to demonstrate excellent listening skills. What was the situation and outcome?
Share an experience in which your attention to detail and thoroughness had an impact on your last company.
Would you consider analyzing data or information a strength? How so?
Share an experience in which you conducted a test of a product, service, or process and successfully improved the quality or performance of the product, service, or process.
Provide an example of a time when you successfully organized a diverse group of people to accomplish a task.
Share an experience in which your ability to consider the costs or benefits of a potential action helped you choose the most appropriate action.
Provide an example when your ethics were tested.
Share an example of when you went above and beyond the "call of duty". (Look for answers that show the candidate is dependable.)