What is a Career in DevOps?

I think DevOps is a great Career option. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What DevOps actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into DevOps. In my quest to learn more about a Career in DevOps, I found this amazing page: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20181211-0002/Science/Information Technology/Career-in-DevOps/english

Monit Kapoor's perspective!

Monit Kapoor has worked in DevOps for 19 years & 2 months. Monit Kapoor has worked in DevOps as Associate Professor & HoD Cybernetics in School of Computer Science, UPES. In Monit Kapoor's own words, this is how Monit Kapoor got into DevOps: "After completing my bachelors in engineering in electrical, I went on to do a masters in Computer Science & Engineering. Post that, I started working at Green Hills Engineering College as an HOD of IT. I then switched to Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Solan as an HoD of CSE & Computer Applications. I finally moved to UPES, Dehradun as an Assistant Professor in 2011. I did a Ph D in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks along with professorship. I am an Associate Professor and HoD Cybernetics at UPES." I searched Monit Kapoor on Google and found this profile: https://www.lifepage.in/page/monitkapoor

Career Video on DevOps

In a video, Monit Kapoor has talked about various aspects of a Career in DevOps. Monit Kapoor started by explaining DevOps as: "DevOps is a software development methodology that combines software development with information technology operations. The goal of DevOps is to shorten the systems development life cycle while delivering features, fixes, and updates frequently in close alignment with business objectives." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.

It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter DevOps, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at DevOps. Monit Kapoor touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Mobile Application Design
  • Cloud Computing
  • Programming Languages
  • Software Engineering
  • Science & Maths
Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Monit Kapoor then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in DevOps:
  • Project Management
  • System Monitoring
  • Test Automation
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Continuous Integration
  • Software Versioning
Positives of this Career are quite interesting.
Monit Kapoor believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in DevOps:
  • Global Acceptance
  • Working on Latest Techniques
  • High Growth & Demand
  • Job Satisfaction
There are a few Challenges in this Career which one needs to be cognizant of.
And, Monit Kapoor believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in DevOps:
  • Work Life Balance
  • IT Infrastructure Management
  • Constant Upgradation

In the final section of the video Monit Kapoor talks about How a day goes in a Career in DevOps. This video is by far the best video on a Career in DevOps, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20181211-0002

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