How to become a DevSecOps engineer

Date - January 23, 2023

How to become a DevSecOps engineer?

The DevSecOps Engineer requires a broad set of skills, technical skills of IT security professional, along with knowledge of DevOps methods. They should also have excellent knowledge of the latest cybersecurity threats and trends.

Key skills for DevSecOps Engineer

Programming Skills: DevSecOps Engineer should have excellent understanding of Ruby, Python, Bash, Perl, PHP, and Java. To replace manual tasks, DevOps engineers should have good coding abilities.

Configuration of management tools: DevOps Engineers should know how to utilize programmed configuration tools like       Chef, Puppet, CloudBees, CyberArk, Threat Modeler, Cyberplanner etc.

Networking skills: DevOps Security Engineer should be aware of the complexities due to risk assessment and update their skills on cybersecurity threats and latest trends.

Cloud-based platforms:  DevSecOps Engineer should have experience with cloud-based services like AWS, AWS VMs, VMware etc.

Automation Skills: As a DevSecOps engineer, you will be accountable for creating a fully automated product that starts with the code deployment to releasing the software out to production.

A good understanding of the CI/CD approach encourages DevOps to deliver a high-quality product at a faster rate to clients. Some of the popular Continuous Deployment tools Jenkins, Azure DevOps, Spinnaker and Travis. CircleCI , and GitLab

Essential Certifications for DevSecOps professional

DevSecOps Foundation Certification Training (DSOF)

DevOps Leader Certification Training

Certified DevSecOps Professional (CDP)

Certified DevSecOps Expert (CDE)

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