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AWS Data Engineering Online Test

Topics Covered

  • Architecture
  • Migration
  • Storage
  • Troubleshooting
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Data Storage

Useful for hiring

  • AWS Data Engineer
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Engineer - Amazon Devices
  • Data Infrastructure Engineer

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You're working on a data archival solution to store log data from an application. It's absolutely critical that no data is lost, and it needs to be immediately accessible when it is infrequently demanded with overall costs minimized. What storage option is the best solution?

    • Amazon S3 Standard

    • Amazon S3 Standard-Infrequent Access

    • Amazon S3 One Zone-Infrequent Access

    • Amazon Glacier


Your team has migrated the corporate data warehouse to Redshift, and so far all the data coming into the ETL pipeline for the data warehouse has been from other corporate systems also running on AWS. However, A new third party will be securely sending files directly to S3, and the data in these files need to be ingested into S3 elsewhere. What are the most efficient and best-automated way to introduce this change into the ETL pipeline?

Note: There can be multiple correct answers to this question.

    • Use AWS Redshift Database Loader on Lambda

    • Use cron jobs on EC2 instances to execute batch jobs

    • Use Data Pipeline

    • Use SWF to create a workflow to process the data


You're working on a real-time data analytics project where unknown amounts of presumably large data will need to be ingested as close to instantaneously as possible. You'll likely need to archive this data later into other AWS products as well, so which of the following products is/are the best options to consider?

Note: There can be multiple correct answers to this question.

    • SQS

    • Kinesis Streams

    • Kinesis Firehose

    • EC2

Test details:

AWS Data Engineering skills test will evaluate a candidate's practical knowledge and will identify whether the candidate is ready to be employed. Online AWS Data Engineering test can be taken by candidates from anywhere in the comfort of their time zone.
AWS Data Engineering pre-employment test may contain MCQ's (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQ's (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blank, Descriptive, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, True or False.

Test Duration: 20 minutes

10 Application Questions

Test description:

The term "data engineer" is usually a data infrastructure engineer and is mostly responsible for building and maintaining the software infrastructure that enables computation over large datasets. AWS data engineer is a person who designs and implements data infrastructure and processing workflows. These data engineers are responsible to drive the collection of new data and refinement of existing data sources. AWS data engineering helps the engineer to own the data expertise element and data quality for the pipelines. 
AWS Data Engineering online test helps recruiters and hiring managers to assess candidate’s ability to work with AWS Data Engineering technology. AWS Data Engineering assessment test is created & validated by experienced industry experts to assess & hire AWS Data Engineer as per the industry standards.

Online AWS Data Engineering test helps to screen the candidates who possess traits as follows: 

1.  Extensive knowledge of data engineering tools, technologies, and approaches
2.  Ability to absorb business problems and understand how to service required data needs
3.  Knowledge of design and operation of robust distributed systems
4.  Ability to build complex, scalable systems with high quality
5.  Knowledge of multiple data technologies and concepts

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