They don’t make apps like they used to. DevOps has moved away from rows of specialists handling their own tiny segment of code, advancing to a more comprehensive Full Spectrum Engineer. Today’s developers need to have a breadth of skills that can take an idea from inception to production – with one person and no handoffs.

What we’re seeing is the natural ebb and flow between the specialist and the generalist. When a technology is new, we seek out a specialist with the appropriate skillset. But as the technology becomes more mainstream, mature and accessible, we expect all members of our teams to learn and hone the necessary skills.  

In this month’s Cyber Second podcast, Evan Schuman and Veracode’s Pete Chestna discuss the skills a developer needs to be successful in a DevOps world.

Laura Paine is the senior content developer at Veracode, based in Burlington, MA. In this role, she is responsible for research, including publishing Veracode's annual State of Software Security Report, current events, and product content for the company blog. Prior to taking this role in content marketing, she was the global public relations and analyst relations manager.

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