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DevOps Engineer

DevOps is a buzzword that means a lot of different things to different people, which can be a challenge when looking for a DevOps role. DevOps has grown out of Agile Software Development; the term DevOps doesn’t refer to a single position, but an approach or set of practices that aim to shorten the systems development lifecycle and provide continuous delivery with high-quality software.

DevOps also isn’t simply a convergence between Development and Operations, it aims at tightly integrating IT operations and businesses and so the best DevOps Engineers will have an impressive, extensive skill set.

DevOps isn’t a new concept but is constantly evolving. As new DevOps methodologies and principles continue to emerge, so does the DevOps job market in the UK.

For more information on DevOps roles in London, such as salary for a DevOps role, call one of our specialist consultants, today.

A DevOps Engineer is an IT professional who collaborates with software developers, system operators and IT teams to manage code releases, crossing and merging the technical barriers that exist between software development, testing and operations. From project planning to development, deployment to maintenance and troubleshooting, a DevOps Engineer must have superb technical capabilities and first-rate communication skills, able to work with cross-disciplinary teams to implement desired strategies.

Typical requirements of a DevOps Engineer depend on a number of variables including experience, the industry and the role itself. Generally, a DevOps Engineer will need experience in networking/network security, knowledge of a Cloud platform (like AWS, Azure or GCP). They would usually need good knowledge in scripting languages, system administration, configuration management and cloud deployment tools (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Terraform etc.)

A DevOps Engineer would sometimes need to be proficient in scripting git and git workflows and experienced in working with Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment methodologies (CI/CD). Finally, a good DevOps Engineer would have knowledge of release engineering, creating tools for engineering organisation and performance optimisation.

Ultimately, a DevOps Engineer must be analytically-minded, agile problem-solver, able to quickly adapt to a fast-paced, constantly evolving development environment.

DevOps is expansive and has a place in a huge range of industries. Therefore, the demand for DevOps Engineers of all kinds is increasing. Client Server can help to find the right DevOps role for you.

Sydney

Sydney, Australia. The capital city of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Sydney is an ever-sunny, vibrant city known for its iconic Opera House, harbour, beaches and exciting food, entertainment and arts scene.

If the weather wasn’t enough of a pull factor, Sydney has so much to offer. Whether you’re an avid foodie, a nature lover or enjoy culture and nightlife, Sydney is an incredibly versatile city with something for all.

As of 2020, the most 'in-demand’ job in Australia was Software Developer, followed by an IT business and systems analyst. Information, technology and science technology jobs are in a surplus across Sydney and New South Wales, and salaries for tech jobs in Sydney are high.

Australia’s largest capital city is also home to the biggest technology hub in the country. Coined ‘Australia Tech Central’, the tech hub has received a $48.2 million investment from the New South Wales government, with hopes to attract industry-leading tech innovators and entrepreneurs to set up shop at the tech hub.

As Australia continues to recover from the pandemic, Australia Tech Central will be more important than ever in leveraging Sydney to becoming one of the world’s leading technology cities. Co-CEO Scott Farquhar explained the motivation behind creating the hub was attracting talent, creating jobs, ideas and innovation, wanting to create a technology precinct that was home to thousands of workers with the best new ideas. The hub will hope to support niche tech markets and wants to aim for 14% more than that of Silicon Valley.

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