Questions I Ask As An Interviewee

Hiring Manager

How do you see this role growing in the next 2-3 years?

What makes someone successful on your team?

What do you value as a manager?

Personal

What’s your role on the team?

What team are you on?

Culture

When was the last time you felt frustrated enough with a colleague to bring it up to someone else? How did you resolve the issue?

Can you tell me about a time you had a conflict with a colleague?

Can you tell me about a time you had a conflict with a manager?

Do people interrupt each other in meetings?

What is work life balance like at the company? On the team?

When was the last time someone on the team took more than a week off?

What makes someone successful on your team?

Interview

What makes a candidate successful in the hiring process?

How long does the process take?

What are you looking for in a candidate? How can I be most successful in the super day interviews?

Funding

How much money have you raised?

What’s your burn rate?

How much profit/revenue does your team generate?

Projects & Process

How do you define and execute your work?

When was the last time you did work that wasn’t planned/scheduled? What was it?

What projects are you going to be working on the next few quarters? How would I fit into those?

Who is your product manager? Who is your project manager?

Technical

Can you walk me through how a line of code goes from a developer’s laptop to production?

Can you walk me through your testing infrastructure?

Can you walk me through your release process?

Can you walk me through your CI infrastructure?

What would I need to do at to provision a new database or RabbitMQ instance?

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