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DevOps Engineer

DevOps stands for the fusion of development and IT operations. DevOps engineers step in when there are errors in the code and fix them.

DevOps Engineer Job Profile

What Is the Salary of a DevOps Engineer?

The average salary for DevOps Engineers with less than one year of experience is about €46.323 per year. 
With 1-4 years of experience in DevOps Engineering, the average salary rises to €55.391. For 5-9 years of experience, you can expect a salary of over €60.000 per year. 
A DevOps Engineer with 10.19 years of experience has an average income of nearly €70.000 per year.

What Are the Tasks of a DevOps Engineer?

In order to balance needs across the software development life cycle, from coding and deployment to maintenance and upgrades, a DevOps engineer introduces methods, tools, and approaches. 

By bridging the gap between the duties required to swiftly alter an application and those that ensure its dependability, DevOps engineers lessen that complexity. 

Teams for IT operations and development may have various skill sets and objectives. While operations teams want to maintain an application’s stability, developers want to add new features to it. 

DevOps engineers play a key role in the integration of code, application maintenance, and application administration. DevOps is all about the unification and automation of processes. Understanding not only development life cycles but also DevOps culture, with its guiding principles, procedures, and tools, is necessary for all these responsibilities. 

Although they usually work during standard weekly business hours, their hours might be flexible. They are also typically not in charge of managing less experienced workers or interacting with customers or clients. 

In short terms:  

  • Investigate novel technologies that will increase effectiveness and efficiency. 
  • Utilize highly scalable programs. 
  • Integrate the processes used for application deployment with infrastructure builds. 
  • Analyze, create, and assess automation systems and scripts.

What Does DevOps Engineering Mean?

DevOpsis a combination of software developers (dev) and operations (ops). It is defined as a software engineering methodology which aims to integrate the work of software development and software operations teams by facilitating a culture of collaboration and shared responsibility.


For the creation and continuous upkeep of a website platform, development operations (DevOps) engineers work full-time in the corporate offices of a corporation. Additionally, they oversee system administration and cloud infrastructure, and they collaborate with teams to find and fix problems as they arise. For these reasons, effective communication skills are crucial in this job. For some tasks, they are typically expected to operate well under pressure with short deadlines, and a proactive attitude and polite approach are also helpful. 

Five key processes—communication, CI/CD, configuration management, security, and monitoring and alerting—must be managed for an organization to fully leverage the power of DevOps. 

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What Skills Does a DevOps Engineer Have?

Most employers prefer candidates with a master’s degree in computer science or a related field, at least three to five years of relevant work experience, and at least two of the following skills: CSS, HTTP, SSL, HTML, XML, Java, Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS), DNS, NoSQL technologies, and web app development.  

What Are Tools of a DevOps Engineer?

DevOps are often using a variety of tools with a variety of functions. The instruments are helpful at all stages of software production, including development, management, and delivery. 

Numerous DevOps tools have been created as technology develops to facilitate collaboration and development. Down below, we’ve briefly listed the top DevOps in 2022.  


Slack, which was introduced in 2013, is still one of the most popular team communication applications for productive project collaboration. Technical businesses all over the world use this DevOps solution to break down boundaries and provide every team member with a clear understanding of the workflow. The ability for developers to work together using toolchains in the same environment as other maintenance and service personnel is an intriguing feature of Slack. 

Jenkins Nagios  

An open-source continuous integration server, Jenkins automates the complete build cycle of a software project. The USP of this tool is the Pipeline feature it offers, which can be utilized by the developers to automatically commit code into the repository, run test cases, as well as fetch reports obtained after testing. 

This highly customizable tool provides instant feedback and hence will warn you if a particular sprint is leading to a broken build or is harming the same. Most of the tasks and tools involved in SDLC can be automated using Jenkins, allowing team members to increase their throughput. 


Despite being introduced in 2000, GitHub is still one of the best DevOps solutions for simple collaboration. Developers can quickly iterate the code using this tool, and the other team members will be notified right away. Thanks to the branching history of modifications that is continuously recorded within the tool, rollbacks to the previous version can be made in the event of any error or repercussion in a matter of seconds. 


Docker, a pioneer in software containerization, is utilized by more than 11 million developers worldwide. Its original author is Solomon Hykes, and Docker, Inc. released it in 2013. 

As a DevOps solution, Docker enables developers to build, package, and deploy their code using containers with the required dependencies rather than virtual machines quickly and easily. Furthermore, it takes away repetitive, mundane configuration tasks and is used throughout the development lifecycle for fast, easy, and portable application development – desktop and cloud. It does away with tedious configuration tasks and encourages productive teamwork. 


The cloud-native CI/CD platform CircleCI offers dependability and speed for your software development process regardless of the size of your DevOps team. 

On your infrastructure or in the cloud, you can swiftly scale up the development and deployment of high-performing applications. 

Since its establishment in 2011, CircleCI has run over 35 million builds. Leading businesses including Spotify, PagerDuty, Ford Motor Company, Samsung, and others use it. 

Apache Maven  

Maven is a powerful build automation tool that was created by the Apache Software Foundation and launched in 2004. It is mostly used for Java-based projects, is written in Java, and serves as project management and comprehension tool. 

It assists in managing a project’s build, documentation, and reporting as a DevOps tool. Maven can be used to create and manage software projects written in other languages besides Java, such as Ruby, C#, Scala, and others. 


Puppet is an open-source tool for managing software configuration that was created by Puppet, Inc., which was established in 2005 by Luke Kanies. 

The supply of IT infrastructure, patching, configuration, and administration of software components and OS across cloud infrastructures and data centres are just a few of the stages of the software lifecycle that are managed by this DevOps automation tool. 

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