As a stake pool operator for Cardano, you will typically have the following abilities:
- operational knowledge of how to run and maintain a Cardano node continuously, 24/7/365.
- system operation skills.
- experience of development and operations (DevOps) would be very useful.
- server administration skills (operational and maintenance).
- familiarity with Prometheus or Grafana for alerts and monitoring, or some other monitoring framework of your choice.
Basic Nix skills are beneficial, but not required. We provide Nix scripts for ease of use, but you should be able to start a node and connect to the testnet without using these scripts.
See also, Stake Pool Operation