A DevOps Engineer ensures efficiency, security, maximum speed and quality of software development, and timely release of updates. This profession is the link between developers and infrastructure. The DevOps Developer is sometimes referred to as an "advanced version" of a system administrator with programming skills. A system administrator ( sysadmin ) is responsible for setting up and ensuring stable operation of hardware, networks (if there is no separate network administrator), and software. He/she solves problems that arise in the information infrastructure ; and improves and modernizes the infrastructure.
In small companies, system administrators also perform the functions of network administrators.
DevOps Engineer's responsibilities include:
The sysadmin 's knowledge and skills include:
Understanding of virtualization systems (for example, VMware, OpenVZ, MS Hyper-V, KVM) would be a plus.
Employers appreciate system administrators who are readily available outside of working hours to fix urgent issues.
DevOps Engineers should know:
A DevOps Engineer should also understand CI/CD and have experience with Jenkins or other CI/CD tools. Proficiency with cloud providers (AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure) and virtualization systems is often required.
Companies that are looking for DevOps Developers / sysadmins often start working with us by asking some basic questions. We have prepared information about these specialists. If you still have questions, INDIGO Tech Recruiters will be happy to answer them.
1. Whom should I hire, a system administrator or a DevOps Engineer?
2. How do I hire a competent DevOps Engineer?
3. What is the relationship between the DevOps methodology and a DevOps engineer?
4. Is it possible to hire a junior DevOps engineer?