To get a job in DevOps, you need to be able to build, test, and release high-quality software quickly. But to build a successful career, you need a broad base of soft skills as well as the ability to implement the latest technology and trends. This training course focuses on these oft-overlooked topics, providing the critical knowledge to take you to next level in DevOps. Instructor Michael Jenkins covers soft skills such as hiring, collaborating, working remotely, and avoiding burnout. He then pivots to technology trends, covering the best ways to introduce infrastructure as code, microservices, and serverless to your organization. In the third chapter, he concentrates on essential resources for building your career: developer roadmaps, certifications, and other ways of keeping up with the DevOps industry. This course is an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to learn the skills that separate the good from the great DevOps professional.
Michael JenkinsMichael Jenkins is a senior systems engineer at a leading company in the entertainment industry.
A computer engineer with experience in administering web services and the Linux systems that host them, Michael also has past experience in Windows system administration and engineering application support.
His advanced skills include process automation and technical writing (for procedures, documentation, and presentations).
Michael is an experienced facilitator for training sessions and technical discussions. He has strong customer service skills with a reputation for troubleshooting technical problems quickly-or taking steps to find the right help when a solution isn't immediately available!
Specialties include scripting in Bash, Perl, and Python. He is well-versed in cloud technologies including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, and a bit of Microsoft Azure.
Skills covered in this course
An introduction to DevOps Tips
- [Michael] The LinkedIn Learning Library is full of courses on cutting edge technologies and how to implement them from the ground up. But sometimes we need advice on topics related to technology that might not be covered in a technology course. That's where this course comes in. Hi, I'm Michael Jenkins, a computer engineer with many years of experience using the hard and soft skills from the software development practice known as DevOps. In this course, we'll start with discussing soft skills like hiring for DevOps positions, collaborating and how to avoid burnout. We'll continue with topics on infrastructure as code, working with microservices and transitioning to serverless. If you're new to DevOps, you'll appreciate the discussion on getting your DevOps career started from scratch. And if you're an experienced DevOps practitioner, you'll benefit from tips on how to keep up with the DevOps industry. I'm excited to share…
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