How to Navigate the Job Market in DevOps
June 30, 2022We discuss various aspects of the current DevOps job market, starting a new job, and growing your career.
I share about the new job offer I received and the progression we went through to navigate the process. Will, and Jillian, and I also discuss the various aspects of the current DevOps job market, starting a new job, and how you can grow in your career.
In this episode…
- Stack overflow and blogposts
- What do you do when you first start?
- Contracting gigs
- Social life in the workplace vs. financial transaction
- Single points of failure
Do you monitor deployments?
I've seen a broken deployment go unnoticed for several hours before being fixed. No more!
The biggest challenges of incremental software delivery
Incremental/iterative software development challenges many of our deeply-ingrained assumptions about efficiency and control.
Why "Plans are worthless, but planning is everything" is (usually) BS
I'd rather see a conversation about planning, rather than ending debate with a cheap quip.