At TriCom, our unwavering mission is crystal clear: forge powerful connections between businesses hungry for top-tier IT talent ready to seize opportunities and thrive. We don't just aim for success; we engineer it by uniting unparalleled expertise with unparalleled ambition. 

What is a DevOps Engineer?

DevOps Engineers bridge the gap between software development and IT operations, automating processes for efficient and reliable application delivery while overseeing performance, security and compliance. They maintain CI/CD pipelines using cloud platforms like Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins and Terraform and ensure system stability and scalability. Salaries vary based on location and experience but typically range from $80,000 to $160,000 annually in the United States. 

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DevOps Responsibilities, Qualifications and Requirements


  • Automating software deployment through CI/CD pipelines 
  • Managing cloud infrastructure using IaC 
  • Collaborating with development teams for fast releases 
  • Monitoring system performance and troubleshooting 
  • Enforcing security and compliance

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Computer Science or IT degree
  • Proficiency in scripting and automation
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms
  • CI/CD knowledge
  • Problem-solving and teamwork abilities
  • Communication and documentation skills

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Interviewing DevOps Engineer Candidates

The right candidate should be a dynamic problem solver with proven technical expertise and a knack for teamwork.

They should have hands-on experience in automation, infrastructure management and working collaboratively. An in-depth knowledge of CI/CD principles, tools such as Jenkins and GitLab CI/CD and containerization technologies is a must. And their approach to security and compliance should be impeccable, while possessing excellent problem-solving, communication and documentation skills. 

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