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A DevOps Specialist is tasked with the intersectional role of configuring systems and services for engineers (often software developers). This can be heavy in network development, systems development (more software-heavy), or a balanced DevOps specialist (systems, software, and networking). DevOps Specialists resemble embedded systems administrators for technical teams, interfacing between infrastructure and product teams; in some organizations, this role performs a project management function as well.

Related Technical Instruction (RTI)

As part of RTI, DevOps Specialist apprentices generally receive instruction in:

  • Network Fundamentals
  • Linux Systems Administration Fundamentals
  • Python Programming

On-the-Job Training (OJT)

During OJT, DevOps Specialist apprentices generally work on tasks substantially similar to the following:

  • Network Management
  • Cloud Services Management
  • Software Development
  • Ticket Management and Documentation
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