Become an

Site Reliability​ Engineer​

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.

  • Learn how to securely enable scaling in the fastest possible way.

  • Learn how to increase reliability of your (distributed) systems.

Be a T-Shaped Site Reliability​ Engineer​! But what is it?

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 Site Reliability​ Engineer​ Looks like

  • Cloud technologies
  • Scripting basics
  • Provisioning technologies
  • Container technology
  • Programming languages
  • Impact/performance oriented
  • Agile & Lean values
  • Safe environment
  • Embrace Risk
  • Service Level management
  • Eliminate Toil
  • Observability
  • Incident response
  • Monitoring
  • Enabling scalability
  • Reliability testing
  • Load Balancing (front-end & datacenter
  • Handling overload
  • Managing critical state
  • Data processing pipelines
  • Data integrity
  • Product Launches at scale
  • Release Engineering

Site Reliability​ Engineer​ 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 Site Reliability​ Engineer​

Understand

Beginner
(DOFD)® DevOps Foundation certificate
Intermediate
(SREF)℠ Site Reliability Engineer certificate

Expand

Continuous Monitoring (coming soon)

1-day training
Intermediate
Beginner

Certified DevOps Professional

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

Accelerate

Beginner
Beginner

Our Site Reliability Trainer

Certified DevOps Leader, Principal Consultant, Azure & DevOps Architect

Hari Gurumoorthi

Hari Gurumoorthi, Principal Consultant at DevOn, is an Azure and DevOps Architect. From 2000, he has played multiple roles in Software Development as well as in Operations. He brings rich experience in the creation and execution of technology strategies in the BFSI domain, especially in Risk and compliance. He is a certified DevOps Leader, DevSecOps Engineer, Continuous Delivery Architect, Site Reliability Engineer, and Azure DevOps Expert.

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.

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.
.

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.

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.

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.

The DevOps Code Release manager is experienced in project management and is proficient in the Agile methodology. They are more involved in the technical details and hurdles than a traditional project manager and are responsible for the overall progress and measuring metrics. They oversee  coordination, integration and flow of development, testing and deployment to support Continuous Delivery, they maintain end to end delivery

The DevOps Engineer acts as a utility team member. They can be both operations or development experts and are involved in (sprint) planning to ensure that improved quality of service, resource management or security are prioritized alongside business requirements

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.

Not sure if The Site Reliability​ Engineer​ is for you?