DevOps Engineer

Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Bachelor's Degree

From Amazon’s servers crashing on Prime Day to Ellen DeGeneres’ famous Oscars selfie breaking Twitter, IT emergencies happen. Thankfully, devOps engineers are always thinking ahead and collaborating with developers and other IT staff to mitigate system downtimes and promote automation. Focused on system reliability, devOps engineers work behind the scenes – laying the groundwork that allow programs to run smoothly – writing code, and planning and executing maintenance, code deployments and migrations.

Also known as: Senior Engineering Operations Manager, DevOps System Engineer, Technical Operations Engineer, Operations Engineering Manager, DevOps Evangelist
Learning Strategies
Operation Monitoring
Operations Analysis
Quality Control Analysis
Systems Analysis
Systems Evaluation
Technology Design
Act as a liaison between the development and operations team
Work with a variety of source code management tools
Code across various programming languages
Test, design, deploy and maintain integrations
Manage delivery pipelines
Ensure seamless delivery processes for patches, updates and upgrades
Develop and oversee data migration plans and procedures
Find or create solutions to fit the unique needs of the client or organization
Collaborate cross-functionality to achieve overarching goals

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