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Dice open source skills
As businesses rely more on open source solutions to support business needs, the sysadmin role has evolved, with employers seeking individuals with cloud computing, networking, and configuration management skills.

SysAdmins With Open Source Skills Are In Demand

System administrators play a crucial role in businesses today. They are the individuals responsible for the configuration, support and maintenance of company computer systems and servers. For this reason, they are a popular hiring request, with defense and media companies alike looking for these...
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open source careers
Open Source is growing fast and many factors are driving the increased number of jobs.

Graduates: How to Get Your Dream Open Source Job

The excitement that comes with a college degree is memorable – not only because of the joy of accomplishment, but because of the fear of the unknown. In the open source community, job hunting is its own unique experience. There is great optimism and opportunity in The Linux Foundation’s 2016 Open...
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Open Source Offers Job Security as Businesses Navigate an IT Talent War

If you're in open source and looking for a job, chances are you won't have to search long. According to recent research, businesses are going out of their way to findand hang ontotheir best open source talent. Last month, the 2016 Open Source Jobs Report found that 79% of hiring managers have...
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Open Source Jobs Report 2016
According to the 2016 Open Source Jobs Report, security is one of the top three open source skills.

Security Skills Give Open Source Professionals a Career Advantage

In today’s market, open source professionals with security expertise are crucial players on an employer roster. The growing use of cloud and big data, as well as the overhaul and expansion of many companies’ tech infrastructures, are driving the demand and need for professionals with this skillset...
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Mentoring
Soft skills, such as mentoring, teamwork, and problem solving, are important for career success.

4 Essential, Non-Technical Skills for Open Source Pros

As an open source professional, even if you have the technical chops required for a position, it doesn’t necessarily mean you are a “shoe-in” for the role. Surprisingly, what many don’t know is that what sets you apart from other candidates in the interview process is your soft skills. Finding a...
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Open Source Jobs Report 2016
Employers are in the market for open source professionals with experience in configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef, Ansible or SaltStack, according to Dice.

How Cloud Computing is Driving Demand for Open Source Talent

There are very few technologies that have had as big an influence on businesses today as cloud computing. It has completely changed the way in which businesses and tech teams think and function. Prior to the adoption of public cloud technologies, businesses relied heavily upon data centers in order...
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Containers
Almost 20 percent of open source professionals said containers would have a big impact on open source hiring in 2016, but only 8 percent of employers felt this way, according to the 2016 Open Source Jobs Report.

Why Container Skills Aren't a Priority in Hiring Open Source Pros (Yet)

It should come as no surprise that open source training and hiring is typically predicated on what skills are trending in tech. As an example, Big Data, cloud and security are three of the most in-demand skillsets today, which explains why more and more open source professionals look to develop...
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Top developer skills
Big Data, cloud, mobile, and JavaScript skills are in demand by employers looking for open source applications developers.

What Employers Want in an Open Source Applications Developer

As an applications developer, you are a problem solver. You design, implement and support next-generation applications that are utilized to meet company needs. You offer solutions to drive overall business performance and success. It should come as no surprise then that you are a hiring priority,...
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The top skills employers are looking for in a DevOps professional include configuration management tools, OpenStack, and programming languages.
The top skills employers are looking for in a DevOps professional include configuration management tools, OpenStack, and programming languages.

Top Skills for Today’s DevOps Professional

In the past five years, demand for DevOps professionals has grown exponentially, with companies looking to build out their tech capabilities and bring new software products to market while simultaneously cutting development time and driving efficiencies in the process. Since the beginning of 2016,...
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7 Essential Skill-Building Courses for the Open Source Jobs Market

Dice and The Linux Foundation recently released an updated Open Source Jobs Report that examines trends in open source recruiting and job seeking. The report clearly shows that open source professionals are in demand and that those with open source experience have a strong advantage when seeking...
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