DOP 176: Critical Skills That Every Engineer Should Master

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 14, 2022

Show Notes

#176: Many people ask us what they need to do in order to start a career in DevOps. The usual initial question is “what technologies do I need to learn?” What if we told you that you shouldn’t necessarily start with the tech but with something else?

In this episode, we speak with Sashank Purighalla, CEO and Founder of BOS Framework, about the critical skills that every engineer should master in order to start and grow their DevOps career.


Sashank Purighalla

Sashank Purighalla

Sashank is a Serial Entrepreneur with a strong software product development background, a strategic business vision, a keen interest in innovation, and excellent process and people skills. Over the past 22 years, Sashank built over 200 Products in various industries including Healthcare, Clinical Research, Finance, Education, B2B, and B2C SaaS Startups, and Government (Departments of Correction and Defense) and led large globally distributed teams both for Enterprises and Startups in North America, Australia, Europe, Middle East, and India.

With the combined experience and knowledge gained from these engagements, Sashank helps grow tech-enabled organizations with strong strategic and long-range planning, setting and executing product and technology roadmaps, and bringing business efficiencies by applying the right solutions quickly and in a cost-effective manner.

Sashank is a first-generation immigrant to the US and has a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of South Alabama.


Darin Pope

Darin Pope

Darin Pope is a developer advocate for CloudBees.

Viktor Farcic

Viktor Farcic

Viktor Farcic is a member of the Google Developer Experts and Docker Captains groups, and published author.

His big passions are DevOps, Containers, Kubernetes, Microservices, Continuous Integration, Delivery and Deployment (CI/CD) and Test-Driven Development (TDD).

He often speaks at community gatherings and conferences (latest can be found here).

He has published The DevOps Toolkit Series, DevOps Paradox and Test-Driven Java Development.

His random thoughts and tutorials can be found in his blog

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