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DevOps Job Description

DevOps Job Descriptions now available

DevOps Job DescriptionThe DevOps job description was created by Janco's executive consultants. The DevOps Software Engineer job description is several pages in length and addresses all of the issues that DevOps professionals need to address.

The DevOps Software Engineer is responsible for the analysis of business, engineering and scientific problems and is charged with the documentation and development of well-defined methods, procedures, and programs in the delivery of practical systems solutions.

The DevOps Software Engineer is challenged with assisting in programming, troubleshooting, and management of problems affecting IT software, as well as developing these areas for future expansion and sustaining the highest system reliability and performance possible.

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Will Bitcoin or Facebook'entry imact national currencies

Bitcoin and electronic currency  development have a number of unique challenges

Electronic Currency ChallengesThe promise of a cheap, anonymous, distributed, fiat cryptocurrency that is detached from any country’s sovereignty is a pipe dream. It will never happen as the impact bitcoin has been minimal since itfirst hit the market in 2009. People will play with it, some businesses will accept it, fortunes will be made and lost, but it isn’t a threat to any nation’s fiat currency on that level.

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20% of the US workforce does some telecommuting

Telecommuting is on the rise

Telecommuting on the riseWith the rise of the Internet, and the increase in affordable bandwidth comes a new type of worker, the telecommuter. Available technologies have allowed most companies to offer the ability for certain employees to work from home instead of the office.

This not only benefits the employee, but also the company itself. As more and more employees clamor for the ability to telecommute, it is imperative for companies to implement a viable telecommuting policy.

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IT Job Market Still Hot But Softening

Janco predicts that over 93,400 net new IT jobs will be created in 2019

Change in demand for IT ProsAlong with Janco, several investment banks are warning that the continuing U.S. China tariff war may be finally take a toll on the economy. That comes on the heels on other less-than-cheerful BLS data that may well dampen corporate confidence in a once-robust job market. Confidence is important. If people aren't confident and think there'll be a recession, they'll start pulling back.

When Final 2018 number of IT jobs is compared with 2017 there were 45,900 more new IT jobs created in 2018 than 2017. The turnaround in the economy was the primary driver, as companies were significantly more bullish with the tax cuts and fewer regulations. In the first 5 months of 2019 34,600 new jobs were created. That brings the size of the IT job market to just under 3.6 million positions - and growing.

In addition, a number of analysts are showing increased concern that higher costs will slow consumer demand and reduce capital spending. Meanwhile, in the past week or so alone, leaders have learned that U.S. manufacturing growth is at its lowest level in three years; construction spending is flat; and the economy added only 78,000 jobs in May, well below the average 175,000 since 2016 and far below analyst expectations.

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IT Infrastructure Governance in Subsudiaries

IT Governance Infrastructure, Strategy, and Charter Template

IT Governance InfrastructureGovernance professionals in large corporations with subsidiaries expend an appropriate amount of resources on robust corporate governance at the parent corporation level but neglect providing the same level of governance services at the subsidiary level. This is a trap for the unwary.

Areas that IT governance strategy that need to be answered are:

  • Role of subsidiary vs. the parent company
  • IT infrastructure Stategy
  • IT Infrastructure Compliance
  • Compliance and risk management responsibilities
  • Protecting the corporation
  • Proper oversight of subsidiaries
  • Models of corporate governance
  • Role of the CIO in subsidiary IT governance
  • Controls relating to subsidiary IT Infrastructure Governance

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