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Technical Services Consultant or IT Consultant Job Interview Questions

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If you have a job interview coming up for a Technical Services or IT Consultant job, below are some job interview questions for you.

Depending on the industry and company, Technical Services Consultants may also be known as:

  • aircraft sales representative
  • communication equipment sales representative
  • construction equipment sales representative
  • electricity sales representative
  • heavy equipment sales representative
  • IT or information technology consultant
  • industrial supplies sales representative
  • medical instruments sales agent
  • sales engineer, technical support
  • software sales representative
  • technical sales representative
  • technical sales supervisor
  • technical support specialist

    Technical Services Consultant and IT Consultant Job Interview Questions

Describe your experience with architecting and implementing  infrastructure solutions.

Often, Technical Services Consultants must juggle many demands at once. Tell me about a time when you had to manage multiple work demands or IT projects simultaneously.  How did you manage this?  What was the result?

Successful Technical Services Consultants have the skill of translating highly technical language so that a lay person can understand. Give me an example of when you had to communicate a technical issue to a non-technical audience.

List the 5 most important traits of a good technical services consultant and identify the one which you are weakest in.

Problem solving is a core skill that successful IT consultants possess.  Tell me about a time when you identified a technical problem before your manager or co-workers.

As our Technical Services or IT Consultant, you will be responsible for making estimations based on the stakeholder’s requirements. Describe a situation where you made a mistake in estimating time or resources for a project.  How did you handle it?  What did you learn from this?

Describe your experience with IT contingency and disaster recovery planning.

Do you hold current certifications in the following:  Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator, Microsoft Certified Professional – MS Exchange Server, Windows Server, Windows Networking Environment or equivalent certification?

Note:  that sometimes the technical services consultant is also known as
Architect Consultant or Solutions Consultant  or Project Manager.

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