If you work in the tech sector in any industry, you’ve seen and heard the internet community railing against coining technologists as rock stars, ninjas, or other completely unrelated wishfully-imaginative pseudonyms. The truth is that those names stem from an appreciation of well-versed, competent engineers who have the potential to impact a technology’s evolution or company’s overall success. When it comes time to seek out a new nest, whether it’s through a recruiter, a former colleague or friend, or just on one’s own, the technologists who are the most prepared for the rigorous interview process are the ones who have the most options and end up with the best total package at a company of their choice.
We have seen a surge in DevOps hiring over the past year and the most exciting part is that every new DevOps candidate hired seems to come from a different background.We have seen job seekers take on DevOps roles after previously focusing on systems administration, application development, automation or build/release management.The DevOps movement is an increase in communication between development, operations, test and the production environments.
Steve Klabnik, an open-source and ruby on rails enthusiast spoke for Tech in Motion: Los Angeles recently and spoke all about building API-first aplications using Ember and Rails. The love of these specific languages was clear in his talk.