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How to become a DevOps Engineer

There has been a lot of buzz around the word ‘Devops’ lately. Many people have asked me how to get into the field of DevOps and specifically how to get a gig as a ‘DevOps Engineer’.

Hiring managers also ask me questions about hiring a DevOps Engineer since they aren’t always sure what to ask in interviews. I’m here to help you guys understand what skills employers are looking for and I’m also going to link some resources that can help you.

Before we start, I would like to give you some background information about myself. I started off as a Software Developer and later made the DevOps transition.

Here are some general technical skills I look for in a DevOps Engineer:

I listed a lot of different skills. You are not expected to know all of these in order to get a DevOps gig. Knowing just some of these is a great start to a career in DevOps.

Resources

Here is a list of resources that can help you on your DevOps journey:

I hope this post helped you understand what skills employers are looking for and how you can become a great DevOps Engineer!

If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment or email us at: info@scalarsoftware.com