DevOps engineers are developers or infrastructure administrators who also have subject matter expertise in working with people, processes, and products to enable continuous delivery of value in organizations.
Responsibilities for this role include designing and implementing strategies for collaboration, code, infrastructure, source control, security, compliance, continuous integration, testing, delivery, monitoring, and feedback.
DevOps engineers work on cross-functional teams that include developers, site reliability engineers, and Azure administrators.
DevOps engineers must have experience with administering and developing in Azure, with strong skills in at least one of these areas. They should be familiar with both Azure DevOps and GitHub.
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Passing score: 700. Learn more about exam scores.
Part of the requirements for: Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert
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- The English language version of this exam was updated on May 2, 2023. Review the study guide linked in the preceding “Tip” box for details about the skills measured and latest changes.
- Configure processes and communications (10-15%)
- Design and implement source control (15-20%)
- Design and implement build and release pipelines (40-45%)
- Develop a security and compliance plan (10-15%)
- Implement an instrumentation strategy (10-15%)
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