Are you looking to define and shape your career? Interested in finding a position that is in high demand with opportunity for growth? It might be time for you to take a look at Development Operation, also known as DevOps.
DevOps is a term that has only been around for about 6 years now, but it is in high demand for the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math industries (STEM). DevOps is one of the fastest growing skills sets in the country and it is extremely competitive. It should be! With companies such as Google, Amazon, Twitter, and Netflix seeking candidates to fill these positions, the costs to hire professionals with these skills is skyrocketing. It’s in such high demand that recruiters are having trouble finding candidates to fill positions because they are being taken off the market within 2-3 days.
Why is this position in such high demand? Why are these DevOps candidates so desirable? Companies are seeking candidates to fill these positions because it incorporates software development, communication, quality assurance, and collaboration with team members. This position mitigates a lot of headaches between programmers and system administrators that manage servers. Basically, a DevOps position acts as the middleman. It makes operations run smoothly and helps organizations achieve optimal running of software.
There are a few basic qualifications needed for a career in DevOps. First, a solid understanding of Python or similar scripting experience is a must. Candidates also need expertise in Apache, MySQL, and PHP (LAMP stack). Knowledge of automation tools is also required, as well as knowledge of infrastructure related projects. Get these skills and you can start applying for this in demand position!
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