DevOps Engineer

Job description DevOps Engineer

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What is the job description of a DevOps Engineer?

DevOps Engineers bridge the gap between development and operations during the software production lifecycle. They write infrastructure automation, manage code releases and other tasks facilitating the production and release of high-end software solutions and updates.

What skills does a DevOps Engineer need?

DevOps Engineers need a wide array of technical and soft skills to cater to all aspects of the job.

Technical skills

  • Expert programming and coding skills in the most common programming and coding languages
  • Working knowledge of end-to-end application development (web based, cloud based, mobile, desktop, IoT)
  • Excellent project management and planning skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and detailed way of working, quick response time

Soft skills

  • Ability to work autonomously as well as to collaborate in team
  • Analytic mind trained in detailed and structured work
  • Strong communication skills across teams with different profiles and technical knowledge
  • Eagerness to learn new tools, methodologies and theories outside of own skill set

Degrees & certificates

  • BA/MA degree in IT or related field, or equivalent through experience
  • BA/MA degree in Management or related field, or equivalent through experience

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