Top 30 Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Technician Interview Questions and Answers for 2019


As control system architecture plays an increasingly important role in critical infrastructure, the importance of the role of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) technicians will increase in the coming years as well. This will bring with it a marked increase in the demand for these positions and the importance of the SCADA technician interview.

This article will detail the top 30 SCADA technician interview questions and answers for 2019 and a general explanation of what you should give or what can be expected from you for the answer. The questions and answers will be categorized by their respective level of difficulty: Junior Technician, Mid-Level Technician and Senior Technician. After reading this article, you will have an all-around better chance to ace the interview and get in on one of the most exciting new industries taking shape today.

Level 1 – Junior Technician

This level of SCADA technician questions will begin to delve into your professional background and give you a solid opportunity to show that you are a good choice for this position. Instead of general questions that could apply to any job, much like how the lowest level of job interview questions typically do, this level of questions will at least touch on SCADA in some way. Questions like these are crucial because they let you elaborate on your experience, and it has been said that experience is one of the important factors in hiring SCADA technicians.

1. How Long Have You Been Working With SCADA?

This may seem like a simple straightforward question, but what they are trying to read between the proverbial lines is how comfortable you are with SCADA systems. Just give them an honest answer, preferably demonstrating your comfort level to some degree. A question like this is as much of a warmup (Read more...)

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