The Great “DevOps Engineer” Title Debate


At the DevOps Enterprise Summit in Las Vegas last month, DevOps author and researcher Gene Kim unveiled his latest definition of DevOps:

The architecture, technical practices, and cultural norms that enable us to: increase our ability to deliver applications and services; quickly and safely, which enables rapid experimentation and innovation, and the fastest delivery of value to our customers; while ensuring world-class security, reliability and stability so that we can win in the marketplace.

By this definition, it’s somewhat difficult to surmise what role a DevOps engineer would fill.

According to the latest LinkedIn report chronicling the most “in demand” jobs of 2018, DevOps engineer was, in fact, the most heavily recruited job specific to the engineering field, followed by front-end engineers and cloud architects.

But, what is a DevOps engineer, exactly? 

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