How to become a Devops Engineer

How to become a Devops Engineer

A DevOps Engineer is responsible for streamlining the software development lifecycle by integrating and automating processes between development and IT operations. They leverage tools and practices to enhance collaboration, improve deployment efficiency, and ensure the continuous delivery of high-quality software. DevOps Engineers play a key role in fostering a culture of collaboration and automation within organizations.

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    How to become a Devops Engineer
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  • Skills: Automation (Scripting: Python, Ruby, Shell) CI/CD (Jenkins, Travis CI, GitLab CI) Containerization (Docker) Orchestration (Kubernetes) Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, CloudFormation) Version Contro
  • Time Required: 4
  • Investment: ₹ 500000
  • Salary Package Expected: ₹ 700000
  • Published On: 16-Nov-2023
  • Career Type: un-conventional

Career Description

 

A DevOps engineer introduces processes, tools, and methodologies to balance needs throughout the software development life cycle, from coding and deployment, to maintenance and updates.

Automating the flows is also the core part of becoming a devops engineer.

Becoming a Devops Engineer is not a one single tool or technology learning. It is a complete journey to become a Devops Engineer and mature with time.

It's a constant learning process.

Part of devops 

  1. 1- continuous integration
  2.  2- continuous deployment
  3.  3- plan
  4.  4- build
  5.  5- test
  6.  6- deploy
  7.  7- monitor
  8.  8- maintain
  9.  9- security
  10.  10- DevSecOps
  11.  11-  database.

Start from the Basics

Well, to start with Devops Journey you would need the knowledge of following: 

  • 1- Computer Application Basics
  • 2- Coding Basics... Read More

 

A DevOps engineer introduces processes, tools, and methodologies to balance needs throughout the software development life cycle, from coding and deployment, to maintenance and updates.

Automating the flows is also the core part of becoming a devops engineer.

Becoming a Devops Engineer is not a one single tool or technology learning. It is a complete journey to become a Devops Engineer and mature with time.

It's a constant learning process.

Part of devops 

  1. 1- continuous integration
  2.  2- continuous deployment
  3.  3- plan
  4.  4- build
  5.  5- test
  6.  6- deploy
  7.  7- monitor
  8.  8- maintain
  9.  9- security
  10.  10- DevSecOps
  11.  11-  database.

Start from the Basics

Well, to start with Devops Journey you would need the knowledge of following: 

  • 1- Computer Application Basics
  • 2- Coding Basics
  • 3- Linux Basic 
  • 4- Good Networking Knowledge
  • 5- SCM(Source Code Management) knowledge
  • 6- Cloud Technology (Azure, AWS, GCP) knowledge.
  • 7- Scripting Language knowledge(Powershell, Bash, Python, Go(Golang)).

 

Now Moving for more deep :

To become expert in devops engineering apart from above knowlendge you must have knowledge of followings as well

  • 1- Container Technology (Docker)
  • 2- Container Orchestration Technology (Kubernetes)
  • 3- Management of Kubernetes
  • 4- Alerting and Monitoring tools like:
  • 5- Splunk
  • 6- Datadog
  • 7- Pagterduty(Ticketing tool)
  • 8- Prometheus and Grafana
  • 9- New Relic

These tools will perform monitoring in all aspects (e.g, server performance, application availability, network traffic, log files, etc).New tools will be included in time.

Learn Database

Now once you gain enough knowledge and practice move ahead with Database like:

SQL , MongoDB, PostgreSQL , etc.

Learn also AI/ML tools

Addition part of Devops Engineer lifecycle:

tools like :

  1. 1- Terraform : Infrastructure Provisioning
  2. 2- Ansible : Configuration Management
  3. 3- Helm : Package Manager

Many more to come.

This is just to give you an holistic view of becoming a Devops Engineer. Its not just a tool/technology to learn, its a complete journey to follow.

So Relax and start .

All the best for your furture endavours.

 

How To Persue Your Career

Step 1

Complete 12th

Complete your intermediate with mathematics.

Step 2

Get Admission in Graduation

Complete your B.tech/B.arch in computer science descipline or BSC in computer applications.

Step 3

Get Certification

Get Certification in devops like Linux, Scripting, Git, etc

And also get Cloud certification like azure , AWS, GCP.

 

Step 4

Learn about basics of devops

Learn about basic knowledge in devops related field and  take1-2 years experience in tools like git , Jenkins, etc on platform like Linux, windows.

Step 5

Clear Interview for devops engineer

Clear interview as devops engineer or ask devops related work in your current company.

Note: if lucky, you will directly get the work in devops field as freshers but mostly companies look for experienced people

 

Step 6

Go for Masters

To become an expert in this fiels, you can also do masters in computer application(MCA) or M.Tech in related field.

Mentors in this category.

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