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Oracle DBA Interview process

As a standard practice, the DBA selection process is split into 3 phases :

Screening of resumes & filtering out the suitable candidates that can be interviewed.Scheduling & completing the interviews (rating & grading also go hand-in-hand during interview).Final rating of candidates & decision making. The above procedures are described in detail below :

Screening of resumes & filtering out the suitable candidates that can be interviewed :

This is one of the relatively simpler stages.
When we receive resumes for DBA interviews, the first step is to skim through it & get a general idea about the layout, tidiness, clutter (if any) of the resume. However, care needs to be taken to not reject a resume due to an unnecessary detail mentioned. The candidate might still be worth a trial.

Scheduling & completing the interviews (rating & grading also go hand-in-hand during interview) :
If possible, have multiple DBA's design and take the interview.Use the rating c…