Is DevOps a good Career choice?

What the Heck is DevOps Anyway?

DevOps professional collaborating with other teams, bringing people together to make things happen
DevOps is all about collaboration — bringing ideas together and making the best use of tools available to make things happen.

Popular DevOps Job titles

  • DevOps Engineer
  • Platform Engineer
  • Build Engineer
  • Site Reliability Engineer
  • System Engineer
  • Cyber Security Engineer
  • Product Manager
  • Release Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • QA Lead
  • Automation Architect
  • DevOps Software Developer… Evangelist… Guru… Rockstar…

What Does a DevOps Engineer Do?

  • Project management
  • Designing and improving the IT infrastructure
  • Systems testing
  • Benchmarking
  • Development testing
  • Identifying opportunities for automation
  • Optimising release cycles
  • Monitoring and reporting
  • Maintaining IT security
A human hand and a robotic hand pointing to a computer screen
DevOps looks for opportunities to automate repetitive tasks thus freeing up the time of tech professionals so they can get on with more important tasks.

Technical Tools Used By DevOps Professionals

  • Automation tools such as Selenium, LambdaTest or Eggplant.
  • Source code management/control, with the most popular being Git.
  • Repository hostings such as Azure, Github or Bitbucket.
  • Containerisation software, for example, Docker, AWS or Kubernetes
  • Configuration management such as Chef, Puppet or CFEngine.
  • Monitoring software, e.g. Raygun, Splunk or Appdynamics.
  • Communication and collaboration using Slack or Microsoft Teams.
  • Project management tools such as Trello or Jira.

Skills Required for a Career in DevOps

Technical Skills

Soft Skills

So Is DevOps a Good Career Choice?

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DevOps encompasses many elements of IT.

A Few Final Thoughts

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Hi there! I’m Rachael, Marketing Manager at Adria Solutions Ltd. Read more about me here: https://www.adriasolutions.co.uk/blog

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Rachael. Adria Solutions

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Hi there! I’m Rachael, Marketing Manager at Adria Solutions Ltd. Read more about me here: https://www.adriasolutions.co.uk/blog

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