Solving The Cloud Talent Gap Cloud Expo 2013 NYC

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  • FOR EXAMPLE, A SYS ADMIN ON AVERAGE MAKES 78K. AN OPENSTACK ADMIN MAKES 96K ON AVERAGE. THAT’S A 22% DIFFERENCE. A network engineer makes on average 91k/year, but an openstack network engineer makes 103k. That’s a 13% increase.
  • The jobs are not just for building and operating clouds. There is an increasing demand for those who can write apps specifically for cloud infrastructure. David Lithicum discusses there is a new class of secondary “cloud computing jobs” that may not sound cloudy on the surface. These are jobs like “network engineer” or “database engineer”
  • Internships, free openstack training courses, and helping to get students involved before they graduate.UT AustinUC BerkeleyVirginia TechGeorgia TechOregon State University
  • Our Visionis to provide the advanced technology training you need to become a top entry level Open Cloud Technologist.At the Rackspace Open Cloud Academy, you will:Get the IT certifications most in demand by employersLearn in weeks what it takes others years to masterGain the tools and hands-on learning experience you will need to solve complex systems administration problemsKick-start your IT career in a unique and affordable way
  • Internships, free openstack training courses, and helping to get students involved before they graduate.UT AustinUC BerkeleyVirginia TechGeorgia TechOregon State University
  • Solving The Cloud Talent Gap Cloud Expo 2013 NYC

    1. 1. NIKI ACOSTACLOUD EVANGELISTA@nikiacostaSOLVINGTHE CLOUDTALENT GAP
    2. 2. UH OH…..“Public andprivateITcloudserviceswillproducenearly14 millionjobsworldwideby2015.”GLOBAL CLOUD SCORECARD 2013“Thereare1.7millionopencloudjobsworldwidethatorganizationsarehavingatoughtimefilling.”DECEMBER 2012
    3. 3. 050010001500200025003000Cloudstack Eucalyptus OpenStack®OPEN CLOUD JOB POSTINGS - USOctober 2012April 2013June 201310/16/12 & 04/15/2013& 06/10/13277% increase in8 months!  
    4. 4. MORE ON JOBS…TOP POSITIONSADMINISTRATORARCHITECTD.C. OPERATIONSNETWORK ENGINEERENGINEERDEVELOPERSALARIESFORCLOUD-SPECIFICPOSITIONSAREHIGHERTHANINDUSTRYAVERAGESBY13%TOP COUNTRIESUNITED STATESUNITED KINGDOMINDIACANADACHINARUSSIA
    5. 5. SECONDARY CLOUD JOBS
    6. 6. WHO’S HIRING IN NYC?
    7. 7. WHAT CANWE DO INTHESHORTTERM?
    8. 8. SUPPORTYOUR CURRENT INNOVATORSSource: Dice employer survey, March 2011.
    9. 9. TAKE CARE OFYOURTALENTSource: Dice survey of tech professionals, June 2011.
    10. 10. ADOPT A DEVOPS MODEL
    11. 11. GETYOUR COMPANY INVOLVED
    12. 12. GETYOUR COMPANY INVOLVEDLINUX ADMINISTRATIONCYBER SECURITYSOFTWARE DEVELOPMENTNETWORK SECURITYLEARNINGTRACKS
    13. 13. LONGTERM
    14. 14. EMPOWERTHE NEXT GENERATION
    15. 15. BE INVITINGTOWOMEN“Themajorityofstudentswhoearnbachelorsandmastersdegreesarewomen.Yet,inthepastdecade,only12percentoftheprofessionalsinengineeringarewomen.” “WOMENINTECHNOLOGY:LET’SCLOSETHEGAP,4/10/12
    16. 16. BE INVITINGTOWOMEN"Thedeveloperworldisoneofthelastenclavesofhardcoresexismbecauseitissomale-dominated."VentureBeat reporter Jolie ODell
    17. 17. BE INVITINGTOWOMEN“We are seeing a lot more success on teamswhere there is zero women engineers ortwo, because if there’s one, you’re a womanengineer. If there’s two, you’re an engineer.”-Kellan Elliott-McCrea, CTO at Etsy
    18. 18. LEAN IN!“.” FROMLEANINTOPTIPS FORWOMEN from KerryHannon, Forbes.com Contributor:1. Be more open to take career risks.2. Skip the people pleasing3.Visualize your career as a junglegym, not a ladder.4. Allow yourself to fantasize aboutyour career5. Start a Lean In circle
    19. 19. TECH MEETUPS FORWOMEN
    20. 20. NYC CODING MEETUPS FORWOMEN
    21. 21. BRIDGINGTHE CLOUDTALENT GAP IS UPTO US!
    22. 22. QUESTIONS?
    23. 23. THANKYOU!!

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