Infra Eng to Staff SRE: A Tale of Developing Yourself in an Ever Evolving Industry

Wednesday, December 07, 2022 - 2:30 pm3:00 pm AEDT

Jess Belliveau, Apptio


A reflection on the journey transitioning from an Infrastructure Engineer into the SRE world—how and why would others follow and what hurdles do we face in an evolving industry. This talk discusses different paths to reaching the "lucrative" staff job title, overcoming imposter syndrome and dealing with cognitive dissonance that can easily be felt within the SRE sphere as you interact with others or make a similar job title journey.

Jess Belliveau, Apptio

Jess is an SRE at Apptio working on the Platform and Reliability Engineering team. Holding keen interests in automation, developing technologies, coffee, empowering developers and building resilient platforms (and cycling!).

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@conference {284887,
author = {Jess Belliveau},
title = {Infra Eng to Staff {SRE}: A Tale of Developing Yourself in an Ever Evolving Industry},
year = {2022},
address = {Sydney},
publisher = {USENIX Association},
month = dec

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