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Career Relevance in the #DevOps Age By @TheEbizWizard | @DevOpsSummit

If nobody can really say they’ve been doing DevOps for years what qualifications can employers look for?

Career Relevance in the DevOps Age

What are some of the titles you can look for if you want to “do” DevOps?

If nobody can really say they’ve “been doing DevOps for years” what qualifications can employers look for?

Are developers really suited to understand the operational needs and goals of the business, as some experts recommend?

How do we get out of the cycle we see in many companies of blaming IT Ops teams for slowing down releases? What part of that blame should Ops own?

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With DevOps now "eating the world", as Intellyx principal analyst Jason Bloomberg described in a recent Forbes article, a number of companies are beginning their own DevOps initiatives, and are now looking for "DevOps engineers" to help them get off the ground.

This likely isn't a title you currently possess, and if you can't claim years of DevOps mastery on your resume, how can you stand out to organizations looking for the best and brightest in a growing field thatmany are still trying to define?

Jason will share his views on how to build and maintain "Career Relevance in the DevOps Age" in a webinar on Tuesday, May 12th, that we are so excited to present.

Joining Jason will be Skytap VP of Operations Paul Farrall who has his own experiences to share, including how "cultural misunderstandings and lack of trust between development and operations organizations" is the recipe for a DevOps disaster.

Join us on Tuesday, May 12th at 11:00AM Pacific/2:00PM Eastern, as we share a few paths IT leaders and technical experts are taking to remain in high-demand during a shift in the expectations for developers and operations professionals to possess.

Aliza Earnshaw at Puppet Labs wrote back in 2013, "There's no formal career track for becoming a DevOps engineer" and while that is still largely true today, you may be surprised to find out that your technical skills are no longer your most sought after quality.

Register now for "Career Relevance in the DevOps Age" and stick around for the live Q&A following the webinar!

Jason will share his views on how to build and maintain “Career Relevance in the DevOps Age” in a webinar on Tuesday, May 12th, that we are so excited to present.

Read the entire article at https://www.skytap.com/blog/career-relevance-in-the-devops-age/.

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Jason Bloomberg is the leading expert on architecting agility for the enterprise. As president of Intellyx, Mr. Bloomberg brings his years of thought leadership in the areas of Cloud Computing, Enterprise Architecture, and Service-Oriented Architecture to a global clientele of business executives, architects, software vendors, and Cloud service providers looking to achieve technology-enabled business agility across their organizations and for their customers. His latest book, The Agile Architecture Revolution (John Wiley & Sons, 2013), sets the stage for Mr. Bloomberg’s groundbreaking Agile Architecture vision.

Mr. Bloomberg is perhaps best known for his twelve years at ZapThink, where he created and delivered the Licensed ZapThink Architect (LZA) SOA course and associated credential, certifying over 1,700 professionals worldwide. He is one of the original Managing Partners of ZapThink LLC, the leading SOA advisory and analysis firm, which was acquired by Dovel Technologies in 2011. He now runs the successor to the LZA program, the Bloomberg Agile Architecture Course, around the world.

Mr. Bloomberg is a frequent conference speaker and prolific writer. He has published over 500 articles, spoken at over 300 conferences, Webinars, and other events, and has been quoted in the press over 1,400 times as the leading expert on agile approaches to architecture in the enterprise.

Mr. Bloomberg’s previous book, Service Orient or Be Doomed! How Service Orientation Will Change Your Business (John Wiley & Sons, 2006, coauthored with Ron Schmelzer), is recognized as the leading business book on Service Orientation. He also co-authored the books XML and Web Services Unleashed (SAMS Publishing, 2002), and Web Page Scripting Techniques (Hayden Books, 1996).

Prior to ZapThink, Mr. Bloomberg built a diverse background in eBusiness technology management and industry analysis, including serving as a senior analyst in IDC’s eBusiness Advisory group, as well as holding eBusiness management positions at USWeb/CKS (later marchFIRST) and WaveBend Solutions (now Hitachi Consulting).