Hefty pay package awaits DevOps professionals, how you can be one

The developer could give feedbacks about the quality of a software when he/ she writes the code.: Shutterstock/Gorodenkoff

DevOps, the combination of the words Development and Operations, is a set of practises that aims to shorten the duration in the development of software and ensure high quality software operations. The developer could give feedback about the quality of a software when he/ she writes the code. Saving the revisions in the software into the cloud as soon as possible, ensuring security and avoid delay in safety auditing are some of the notable aims of the DevOps.

Career in DevOps

Aspirants could pursue jobs as DevOps engineer, site reliability engineer, DevOps cloud engineer and DevOps architect. Experts in this field say that those who have a work experience of up to 4 years could draw a hefty pay package of up to Rs 15 lakh per annum. Those who acquire expertise in handling more tools and gain incredible experience get high salary.

Not just in India, DevOps opens amazing career opportunities in the US and Europe too.

Prominent job sites assert that there has been a 75% increase in career opportunities in the DevOps field. As per the tech salary report of Dice, in 2019, DevOps grabs the first five position in the list of jobs that offer the highest remuneration in the US.


Those who have amazing experience in the IT can shine in this field. There are lots of automated DevOps tools. Impressive technical knowledge and skill is imperative as you may have to use at least 5 tools at a time. They should know the various steps of software development. Besides, they should have an idea about coding, integrating and testing.

Experience plays a pivotal role in the DevOps field that offers splendid career opportunities and scope for improving your job profile.

Information courtesy: Basil Varghese, CEO, Coit Technologies. 

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