Your DevOps engineer should possess skills spanning the gamut of roles in your organization. DevOps engineers should be able to code and script. They should be able to use a wide variety of open source tools and technologies. They should possess ample experience with systems and IT operations and feel comfortable with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment. Your DevOps engineer should have a good understanding of automation tools and put a strong focus on business outcomes. DevOps engineers should be comfortable with collaboration, open communication, and reaching across functional borders. The candidate’s experience is paramount.
The salary for Your Salaries for DevOps engineers vary with experience and from company to company. See our IT Salary Guide for more information.