Cloud Careers

The Maturation of Architects, Operations and Developers in the Cloud


Many roles, including architects, operations and developers, will fundamentally change as new capabilities become available, the market continues to speed ahead and business demands greater levels of operational efficiency. It is important that every member of these organizations take ownership for their own career growth and identify where their careers are headed. Ownership means understanding […]

Making Cloud Successful Comes Down to People


We discuss the similarities and differences between VMs, containers and serverless computing.  A lot of organizations have optimized around VMs because they have a long history of virtualization and it’s what they understand. When containers came around, they were the hottest thing in cloud, and now serverless is here. VMs and serverless are still not […]

Get What You Deserve: What Cloud Jobs Pay


Thanks to compensation consultancy PayScale, we now have salary figures for a variety of cloud jobs, with ranges for roles, company size, and years of experience. So, what’s hot and what’s not? If you want to make the most money from your cloud job, the best-paid positions are: Enterprise IT (cloud) architect, with a median […]

Red Hat and How the Public Sector is Ahead in Technology


We discuss how to translate customer pain points into product requirements when the customer is the government. David’s role at Red Hat is to make it easy for the government to use open source technologies. With open source, if you’re not actively participating in the community it’s hard to have your requirements heard. That is […]

How to Move Into a Cloud Career from Traditional IT


There is a great deal of interest from those with traditional IT skills—such as enterprise architects, developers, and networking engineers—to steer themselves into a cloud computing career that will not only provide job protection but pay better as well. However, the path to cloud computing riches is not that clear for most. The good news: […]