We're back again for another evening of Devops chatter at the ODI Node in Leeds on Tuesday 28th February. We'll be considering the evolution of devops and asking the big question "What's Devops do in 2022":
- 6:45 - 7:15 : Doors open, have a chat, make some new devops friends
- 7:15 - 7:30 : Group updates/news/announcements
- 7:30 - 8:05 : Recording the UEFA 2016 Anthem Using Lambda - James Hall
- 8:05 - 8:20 : Intermission
- 8:20 - 9:00 : Devops Skills Panel - What's Devops do in 2022
- 9:00 - late : Decamp to the Wardrobe
It's almost 8 years since the first Devops Days event and our thinking on tools, tech and culture has transformed the way modern software is built, delivered and run. But where is Devops heading? how are skills evolving ? what's the next big thing ?
Our first talk sees the welcome return of James Hall from Parallax, he'll be explaining his hands-on experience with AWS Lambda for a project that crowd-sources the UEFA 2016 Anthem. He'll explain his take on the "serverless" movement and what gotchas his team ran into and how the service scaled quite happily to thousands of concurrent users without breaking a sweat. It's not perfect for every use case but he'll discuss when and where Lambda is a good solution to real-world problems.
So having looked at an emerging technology in the Devops space, we ask a panel of experts to share their thoughs on the future of Devops skills and careers, We'll be asking:
- How has the role of Devops evolved in the last 5 years
- How has the Tech landscape changed in Leeds in that time ?
- What are skills in demand now and what are the trends ?
- What should people do to get employed or keep employable ?
- Is there a skills gap and what is being done about it ?
- Where is the next generation of engineers coming from ?
- How will the job market and employers adapt to the changes in demand over the next 5 years ?
We'll be asking those and other searching questions to our assembeled panel of experts:
- Amy DeBalsi - Founder of HERD & Leeds Digital Careers fair
- Ed Marshall - Director at Infinity Works Consulting
- Kirsty Styles - Head of talent and skills at TechNorth
- Wendi Adams - Computer Science Lecturer at Leeds City College
- Andrew Maeer - Director at Amsource Technology
We are again grateful to have Infinity Works sponsor the refreshments and lodgings for the evening, ensuring there are plenty of our favourite beverages and soft drinks in supply..
The ODI Node Leeds is situated at Munro House, on Duke Street. If you want to find out more about the ODI details can be found at http://theodi.org/nodes/leeds