Hiring kit: DevOps engineer
Recruiting a DevOps engineer with the right combination of technical expertise and experience will require a comprehensive screening process. This hiring kit from TechRepublic Premium includes a job description, sample interview questions and a basic want ad that you can customize for your business to find the best candidates.
From the hiring kit:
For many businesses, particularly those operating at the enterprise level, the demands of the competitive marketplace require them to constantly upgrade and reiterate their software applications and systems. This continuous cycle of deployment, fixing, updating, upgrading and redeploying requires systems and personnel that can keep track of their application software’s status at any given time in the cycle. This is where the development operations engineer comes into play.
According to ZipRecruiter, the salary for a DevOps engineer in the United States ranges from about $48,000/year to around $169,000/year. The median salary in that range is $117,000/year. The data shows that most salaries range between $97,500 and $135,000.
DETERMINING FACTORS, DESIRABLE PERSONALITY TRAITS AND SKILL SETS
The role of the DevOps engineer is to integrate the developers and the operations teams with the intent to improve collaboration and productivity. These goals are achieved by automating infrastructure and workflows and continuously measuring application performance. This role requires individuals with extraordinary collaboration, communication and application development skills and experience. This is not an entry-level position.