Become a

DevOps Leader

The DevOps Leader is responsible for both process and people. They must promote the benefits of DevOps by identifying and quantifying the business profits. Moreover, they remove the fear of failure and build a learning culture where it is safe to fail, to fail fast and to learn and improve.

  • Learn how to provide structure and create balance in a DevOps context.

  • Learn how to conduct a shift in DevOps mindset, increase awareness and prioritize a continuing education path throughout your organization.

Become a T-Shaped DevOps Leader! Want to know more?

Professionals in a DevOps Organization must have a balance of soft, process, functional and relevant technical skills. When transforming to DevOps, collaboration, cooperation and acceleration at its core. In cross-functional teams, with a focus on continuous delivery and adding value, we distinguish 5 principle roles, for each of which we have created a learning journey.

A T-Shaped DevOps Leader Looks like

  • Kanban​
  • Agile Software Development
  • DevOps
  • DevOps Mindset
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Safe environment
  • Trust
  • Collaboration among teams
  • Vision
  • Intellectual stimulation
  • Inspirational communication
  • Supportive Leadership
  • Personal recognition
  • Autonomous teams
  • Distributed Agile teams
  • Collaboration across teams
  • Agile and Lean principles

DevOps Leader Assessment

DevOps in any organization is practiced differently, this is the same for these journeys. The organization may expect different skills from people even though they appear to have a similar role. To truly understand the need of you and your organization, please feel free to get in touch and we will grab a cup of virtual coffee to personalize the journey for you.

The Journey to become a DevOps Leader

Understand

Beginner
(DOFD)® DevOps Foundation certificate
Beginner
Beginner
(DOL)® DevOps Leader certificate

Expand

Lean Green Belt (Provided by Prowareness WeOn)

6 day training
Intermediate

Certified DevOps Professional

2-days training
Intermediate
(CDP)® Certified DevOps Professional

Accelerate

Masterclass Leading a DevOps Organization

1-day training
Advanced

Train the Trainer: Certified DevOps Professional

3-days training
Advanced
(CDP)® Certified DevOps Professional

Curious which trainings are relevant for you?

Our DevOps Leader Trainer

Speaker, author, professor and entrepreneur

Rini van Solingen

Rini is an engaged speaker about speed and agility of people and organizations. His talent is to explain complex content in a simple and humorous way.

Discover other Learning Journeys

DevOn Academy offers a wide array of trainings targeted specifically to different DevOps roles.

The DevOps Leader is responsible for both process and people. They must promote the benefits of DevOps by identifying and quantifying the business benefits. Moreover, they remove the fear of failure and build a learning culture where it is safe to fail, to fail fast and to learn and improve.

The automation expert, often called architect finds the proper tools and implements processes which can automate manual tasks. They have the core automation role across DevOps tools and Cloud platforms. They are able to advocate lean thinking across processes.

The QAs, or XAs are responsible for User Experience and that the product has the features defines in the original specifications. However, they do not only test functionality but now also include experience testing.
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Developers and testers are at the heart of every successful DevOps organization. Of course they turn requirements into code and test it to see if it meets business requirements but they are also responsible for unit testing, deployment and continuous monitoring. This makes it a critical role with many aspects which may need a personalized journey.

The DevSecOps​ Engineer​ assures the security and integrity of an application in a DevOps organization. They work side by side developers and ensure built-in security. The DevSecOps Learning Journey helps you understand the fundamentals of designing secure systems and incorporating ‘security’ at a higher level or building ‘security in’ so to speak.

A Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) is one of the roles in a DevOps organization who has an extremely broad reach. This role incorporates aspects of software engineering and it applies those to problems in both infrastructure and operations. Because of their knowledge and influence, they create ultra scalable and highly reliable distributed software systems.

Product Owners ensure fast and efficient delivery and as the voice of the customer. They’re responsible for prioritization, stakeholder management and creating the ultimate product. Within DevOps, POs need to understand the technical landscape and possibilities better than they were used to. Foundational knowledge of Security, CD and Cloud is no longer optional.

Let us help you gain insight and evaluate which skills you need to develop in order to become an expert in your field. All training courses focus on aspects within the DevOps spectrum, with a focus on role-based trainings within the different subjects. This can be a combination of regular training courses, mini-workshops, e-learning, and hackathons.

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