The Remote DevOps Academy Graduates: Final Projects

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As part of our 12-week DevOps Academy, our graduates are expected to group up in the last 2 weeks for their final projects. This is a large part of their mark and differs from their independent working as we assign them ‘a client’ to provide a real-life problem for them to look to solve. The […]

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The Remote Academy

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Before the events of COVID-19, we had planned to begin our 5th DevOps Graduate Academy. We’d begun hiring, following our usual process, with a group of potential candidates coming in for a group interview/team-building exercise, a test, and then breaking out into 121 interviews with members of our leadership team.  When the seriousness of the […]

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The DevOps Academy Graduates: Final Projects

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The Automation Logic DevOps Academy is a 12-week intensive course taking the top percentile of STEM graduates and guiding them to become Junior DevOps Consultants when they graduate the course.  They learn a whole range of tools and skills to prepare them and finish the course by splitting into project teams to complete final projects […]

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The Honest Engineer: What you don’t know by George Cairns

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Why transferring knowledge is easy, but transferring insight is hard. Acquiring Insight. Story Time: One way that AL engineers demonstrate the insight we’ve gained through experience is when we realise that an old technical solution might work in a new context. As an 18 year old nerd from Bolton, in 1998 I got my first […]

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The Women Of The DevOps Academy: On Inclusivity At AL

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In 2018 Automation Logic won Best Workplace For Women in the Small Business category of Great Places To Work as well as the third Best Workplace in the UK overall.  We know how important it is to have a truly inclusive workforce and we are always on the look-out for new ways to broaden the […]

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Academy to Industry

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Today we’re talking to Jonathan and Bobby, from our latest DevOps Academy Graduate intake to hear more about how the Academy set them up for life as an engineer. They’ve been working as Junior Consulting Engineers now and have both spent time working on client site for Government projects. We started by asking them how […]

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Class of ’17 DevOps Academy: Where Are They Now? An Interview with Seb & Chrystel

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Nearly two years ago we did a piece with two of our first DevOps Academy Graduates, they had just left the academy, and were doing some work with one of our clients for a few weeks to get some experience. If you missed it, you can take a look here. Fast forward to now and […]

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Why I chose AL by Abdul Wahid

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As a soon-to-be graduate, I asked my friends what to expect when starting a full-time job. Their answers were, unfortunately, mostly negative. They talked about some previous negative experiences, where they were given limited autonomy or personalisation in their role. This honesty pushed me to look for a job in a company that not only […]

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Graduating the AL DevOps Academy

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2018’s first AL DevOps Academy has now come to an end, culminating in this year’s intake presenting their final project to the team. We’re very excited to announce that all six of the team passed with Merits and Distinctions! 12 weeks seems to have flown by for us, but here’s a little from them about […]

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Growing Tech Talent: An Interview with AL’s DevOps Academy Trainer Steve Shilling

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AL decided to take a ‘grow your own talent’ approach to sourcing top quality DevOps Engineers. To do this we partnered with one of the best trainers in the industry, created a unique syllabus and selected candidates from STEM backgrounds with the attitude and aptitude for DevOps. I got to catch up with him to […]

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