The EXIN DevSecOps Manager Career Path aims to equip professionals with the proper knowledge and skills to manage and integrate DevOps with a Security focus in their organization. With the changing digital landscape, adapting to a more efficient, Agile, and secure process can improve time to market, customer satisfaction, and collaboration between teams. Becoming a certified DevSecOps Manager will give you the recognition, skills, and knowledge to successfully harmonize people, processes, and technology, resulting in overall product success in an organization.
As a DevSecOps Manager, you play an essential role in ensuring the effective and seamless integration of security policies and practices to DevOps workflows to reduce overall risks and deliver products and services on time. As more organizations are beginning to recognize the need and value for DevSecOps specialized roles, the demand has increased significantly in these positions, compensated for with attractive salaries and an array of opportunities.
Becoming a DevSecOps Manager is ideal for professionals wishing to advance their DevOps and security careers. Becoming a DevSecOps Manager means having a critical role in both the development process, being able to harmonize development, security, and operations practices throughout the product’s lifecycle.
Transitioning to the culture of DevSecOps is no easy feat. Still, companies that have already done it have felt the benefits of having specialized roles within their development and operational teams. The security of digital information is essential, especially as we are in the middle of a digital transformation.
The diagram below shows the path you will need to take to become an EXIN Certified DevSecOps Manager. There are three certifications you need to complete before you are awarded the EXIN DevSecOps Manager title. These cover the foundations of EXIN Agile Scrum, EXIN Lean IT, and EXIN DevOps to give you the required theoretical knowledge. The highest-level certification specifically focuses on applying DevOps and Information Security Management (ISO/IEC 27001) principles and practices to ensure that you have the required skills to step straight into the role. This certification has been designed to reflect a career path – it gradually becomes more practical as you progress through the certifications.
This certification is perfectly suitable for those wanting to become a DevSecOps Manager, DevOps Manager, or a DevSecOps or Security Engineer. This career path is ideal for professionals looking to introduce a different approach to development and operations within their organizations and understand its necessity. Additionally, professionals can develop highly in-demand skills within the field of DevOps and Security. As the individual certifications can be taken one by one, you can work towards becoming a DevSecOps Manager at a pace that suits you best. If you are a professional that has already attained one or more of the certifications, you only need to acquire the remaining one(s) to receive the EXIN DevSecOps Manager certification.
The DevSecOps Manager needs to have a solid understanding of DevOps and Information Security Management. Subsequently, for the first level of the EXIN DevSecOps Manager certification, you need to choose between a foundation level certificate in either Agile Scrum, Lean IT, or DevOps. Either of these foundation-level certifications will give you a solid background and base in modern DevSecOps.
EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation offers professionals a unique certification that combines agile principles and scrum practices. The exam tests candidates on their understanding of key concepts and their application.
This EXIN DevOps Foundation certification has been designed to give IT and business professionals basic knowledge and understanding of DevOps.
The EXIN Lean IT Foundation certification builds the fundamental knowledge needed to support a Lean strategy in IT organizations. Candidates will understand the Lean philosophy, how Lean looks at processes to reduce waste, how to measure performance, and more. The focus of this exam lies on how to apply the Lean IT principles.
In addition to knowledge of DevOps and Information Security Management, you need to understand teamwork methodologies. While dealing with the fast-paced development and operational process, knowing how to bring out the strengths and effectiveness of teams is an essential part in making the products successful. As a DevSecOps Manager, you will need to manage the needs of the developer teams, the operational teams, the security teams, and the upper-level management. Therefore, Agile Scrum, DevOps, and Lean IT are also included on the foundation level of the EXIN DevSecOps Manager certification.
Lastly, to complete your EXIN DevSecOps Manager certification, you must pass the EXIN DevOps Professional and Information Security Management (ISO/IEC 27001) Professional exams successfully. These advanced-level certifications will give you an in-depth, practical understanding of all the important aspects of DevSecOps Manager and how to apply DevSecOps practices in an organization.
Information is crucial for the continuity and proper functioning of both individual organizations and the economies they fuel; this information must be protected against access by unauthorized people, protected against accidental or malicious modification or destruction and must be available when it is needed.
This EXIN DevOps Professional certification has been designed to test IT professionals on their background knowledge and understanding of essential DevOps practices. Created as a stepping-stone to the EXIN DevOps Master certification, this certification looks at the Three Ways, the good habits of change control, and maintaining security compliance.
You can check on this file the exceptions that can be used to achieve this EXIN Career Path certification. Note that only one exception can be applied for each of the EXIN Career Path certifications.