5 questions software engineers should ask in an interview (free PDF)
In-person interviews can be an intimidating experience, but are necessary for the hiring process. One of the biggest mistakes a candidate can make is coming into an interview unprepared. Candidates should do their research on the organization and put themselves in the best position to land the job.
However, this task is often easier said than done, especially for roles that are more technically-based like software engineers. These professionals may find they are able to show off their technical skills, but not necessarily their soft skills during the interview process.
Preparing for the interview questions can be difficult, but candidates often stand out—or redeem themselves— based on the questions they ask. The awkward “do you have any questions for us?” at the end of the interview is a great opportunity for candidates to rise to the top.
Here are five of the best questions software engineers can ask during an interview.