Interview Questions Template

How does your day-to-day work look like?
What do you know about software testing? How about being a scrum master?

What is your most favorite part of the work? Your least favorite?
Have you taken part in a project that you’re really proud of?

What made you decide to apply for this position?
Why not apply for a programmer job?

What three skills do you think matters most to a tester? To a scrum master?
How do you rate yourself in those skills?
What skill would you say you’ve actively pursued recently?

Are you familiar with the following?

  • Risk
  • Exploratory testing
  • Automation
  • Test-driven development
  • Behavior-driven development
  • Agile
  • Pairing
  • Retrospective

Do you have hobbies that are important enough to waste time on?
What is one of your favorite movies? A favorite book? A favorite TV series?

Do you have specific goals in mind that you want to achieve when you get this role?
In what ways do you think we can help you achieve those goals?

Do you have questions for me or for your employer?


(Because I’ve been scheduled to interview a number of applicants in the coming week and I often forget to ask some of the important questions when I go at it head-on, I thought I needed some sort of template I can always grab and bring)