The CloudBees documentation includes informative and instructional content for CloudBees CI, from installation to API reference. Customers are strongly encouraged to take advantage of the self-paced, hands-on training available on CloudBees University.
Roles and responsibilities
CloudBees CI is usually managed, configured, and used by team members with different roles.
Here is an example of different roles and responsibilities which can be adjusted to your organization:
- CI DevOps Engineer or Architect
An engineer responsible for implementing and maintaining build pipelines and the CloudBees CI system itself.
- CI Build or Release Engineer
A developer who uses CloudBees CI to perform actions such as builds and deployments.
- CI QA Engineer
Quality assurance engineer who performs deployments and runs tests related to CloudBees CI.
- CI Administrator
A system administrator for CloudBees CI who owns tasks such as installing, upgrading, and maintaining. Also maintains user groups and access controls.
- CI Application Lead or Manager
Someone who leads or manages a group of application developers.
- CI Engineering, DevOps, or QA Manager
An individual who manages a group of engineers, release engineers, or quality assurance engineers. Needs a high-level understanding of the product. May be responsible for approvals and audits related to the products being automated. Note that in smaller organizations, more than one role can be fulfilled by the same person.
A CloudBees CI administrator should have both strong skills in CloudBees CI and in Linux or Microsoft Windows.
Strong Kubernetes skills are required for CloudBees CI on modern cloud platforms.
The following certifications are available for these skills:
CloudBees University training
To get you started with CloudBees CI, CloudBees offers role-based learning paths to customers and partners on CloudBees University. Customers and partners also have access to cloud-based lab environments that are provisioned on-demand for each course.
Those who wish to learn about Jenkins and CloudBees CI but are not a customer or partner have limited access to some of these courses by signing up for an account on CloudBees University, with some having a VM lab environment that must be installed locally.
To learn more about instructor-led training, including course outlines and pricing, visit https://www.cloudbees.com/cloudbees-university/instructor-led-training.