How to Destroy a DevOps Engineer

Retention of DevOps engineers is a difficult challenge for teams. In 2023, 37.5% of the Infragistics Reveal Survey said they expect to find it difficult to find developers in 2023, with DevOps engineers listed as one of the most difficult jobs to fill.

To keep DevOps engineers happy, we need to know how to make them unhappy. Join me as I talk about antipatterns in management, development, testing and monitoring patterns that can stop you from retaining awesome DevOps engineers.



Carly Richmond


Carly is a Principal Developer Advocate and Manager at Elastic, based in London, UK. Before joining Elastic in 2022, she spent over 10 years working as a technologist at a large investment bank,