Emory
DevOps Bootcamp

Become a Professional DevOps Engineer

Designed in partnership with AWS Academy, the Emory DevOps Bootcamp equips you with the skills employers are looking for in automation, infrastructure, and Python.

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Designed in partnership with AWS Academy, the Emory DevOps Bootcamp equips you with the skills employers are looking for in automation, infrastructure, and Python.

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The Demand for DevOps Experts

From Georgia to the United States as a whole, DevOps experts are in high demand.

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According to research from Burning Glass, the number of DevOps engineering roles in Georgia will increase by 27% over the next 10 years. Businesses actively seeking DevOps professionals span across all industries and sizes, including local high-tech employers like IBM, Macy’s and Cynet Systems, to name a few.

Hiring for roles like DevOps Engineer, Platform Engineer, and Build Engineer, these companies are rapidly growing and building out their technical teams, and Emory DevOps Bootcamp grads will be well equipped for these roles and many others.

Add DevOps Skills to Your Resume Today

Cohort Application Deadline Class Dates Class Schedule Course Format
October 2021 October 12, 2021 October 19, 2021–April 23, 2022
Tues./Thurs.:
6:30pm ET–9:30pm ET
Sat.: 9am ET–1pm ET
Live Online
Cohort October 2021
Application Deadline October 12, 2021
Class Dates October 19, 2021–April 23, 2022
Class Schedule
Tues./Thurs.:
6:30pm ET–9:30pm ET
Sat.: 9am ET–1pm ET
Course Format Live Online

Fullstack Academy is a top-ranked immersive school for tech training based in New York City. Fullstack offers comprehensive in-person and remote training opportunities across the U.S. and prepares students with the in-demand skills they need to launch fulfilling tech careers.

Graduates are assisted by a dedicated career service team and leave as members of the Fullstack community—a supportive alum network that can help open doors to future jobs in the Atlanta area and beyond.

Fullstack brings its learning method, reputation, and community to the Emory DevOps Bootcamp to make DevOps engineering skills more attainable for individuals outside of traditional tech hubs.

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How It Works

Overview

  • 26-week immersive

  • Live online

  • You’ll receive professional development assistance—resume, networking, and interview guidance to jump-start a lucrative career in DevOps

  • You’ll gain dedicated career support from our talented team of Career Coaches

Class Schedule

Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday: 6:30pm ET–9:30pm ET

Saturdays: 9am ET–1pm ET

Tuition

We aim to ensure that every applicant, regardless of budget, has the opportunity to break into a career in DevOps.
There are many ways to pay for your bootcamp experience including self-pay, employer-pay, government assistance, scholarships and personal loans. Learn more about payment options.
Full Tuition Early Enrollment Discount Scholarships
$10,490 $250 $1,000

Students will need to make an initial deposit at enrollment with the remaining balance due one week prior to the first day of the cohort.

For a limited time, the initial deposit to enroll is only $99* (normally $1,000) for 2021 cohorts. Get started on your journey this year before the deposit increases in 2022!

For students who enroll before August 10, 2021.

$1,000 Military Scholarship for current military personnel or veterans.


To celebrate the launch of the DevOps Bootcamp, the $1,000 DevOps Founders Scholarship will be given to all students enrolled in the inaugural September 2021 cohort.

Full Tuition
$10,490

Students will need to make an initial deposit at enrollment with the remaining balance due one week prior to the first day of the cohort.

For a limited time, the initial deposit to enroll is only $99* (normally $1,000) for 2021 cohorts. Get started on your journey this year before the deposit increases in 2022!

Early Enrollment Discount
$250

For students who enroll before August 10, 2021.

Scholarships
$1,000

$1,000 Military Scholarship for current military personnel or veterans.


To celebrate the launch of the DevOps Bootcamp, the $1,000 DevOps Founders Scholarship will be given to all students enrolled in the inaugural September 2021 cohort.

*Offer eligibility: Upon admittance into the program, pay the $99 non-refundable deposit in full prior to the enrollment date or by December 3, 2021, whichever date comes first.

Big Return on Your Investment

Increase your earning potential with a new career in DevOps by learning in-demand skills in infrastructure, automation, AWS cloud development operations, AWS cloud management, and Python in just 26 weeks.

Entry-Level DevOps Engineers in the Atlanta area make an average salary of $102,500 (Burning Glass), making it an exciting time to start a career in this growing field.

Graduates of the Emory DevOps Bootcamp will qualify for full-time DevOps positions that could earn them a starting salary that’s +147% higher than the average entry-level salary in the Atlanta area.

Add DevOps engineering skills to your resume today by attending the Emory DevOps Bootcamp, an immersive, remote, part-time program powered by Fullstack Academy.

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What You Will Learn

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Emory partners with AWS Academy to offer cutting-edge curriculum that will prepare you for a role in the growing field of cloud computing.

  • The program includes labs and courseware from both Fullstack and AWS Academy, blended into a unique fast-track student experience to train you from beginner to certified devops engineer in 26 weeks.
  • The curriculum is designed to help students develop technical expertise in cloud computing and help them prepare for AWS Certification. 
  • AWS Certifications recognize individuals with the technical skills and expertise to design, deploy, and operate applications and operations on AWS.

Curriculum

Weeks 1–2

Foundations: Linux

  • Introduction to Linux Systems Architecture
  • Core System Commands
  • Systems Administration
  • Shell Scripting Basics
  • Distributions and Building from Source
  • Security Hardening

Weeks 3–4

Foundations: Networking

  • Device and OSI Concepts
  • Routing and Switching
  • Ports and Protocols
  • Enterprise Firewalls
  • Proxies and Payload Inspection
  • Troubleshooting Connectivity Issues

Weeks 5–6

Foundations: AWS

  • Cloud Models and Shared Responsibilities Overview
  • AWS Well-Architected Framework and Pillars
  • VPCs: Native and Hybrid Network Connectivity
  • Identity Access Management and Permissions
  • Migration Practices and Architectures
  • AWS Operational Security Best Practices

Weeks 7–8

Foundations: Python

  • Python Overview and Common Use Cases
  • Using builtin functions and libraries
  • Data Types and Structures
  • Standard Data Input and Output
  • Using Decision Controls
  • Create Modularity with Functions

Weeks 9–10

Foundations: Enterprise
DevOps

  • Software Development Lifecycles (SDLC)
  • Translate and Port Code
  • Standardizing Data for Producers and Consumers
  • Source Code Operations
  • Secure Coding Practices
  • Secure CI/CD

Weeks 11–14

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Architecture

  • Designing for High Availability
  • Automating your Infrastructure
  • Designing Web-Scale Media

Week 15

Capstone Project
(Part 1)

  • Kick Off and Team Assignments
  • Scope and Level of Effort Due
  • Technical Architecture and Data Flow Diagrams Due

Weeks 16–19

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Cloud Development

  • Developing Storage Solutions with Amazon S3
  • Developing NoSQL Solutions with Amazon Dynamo DB
  • Caching Information for Scalability

Week 20

Capstone Project
(Part 2)

  • Establish Dev Environment and Begin Prototyping

Weeks 21–24

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Cloud Operations

  • Tooling and Automations
  • Computing (servers)
  • Monitoring and Security

Week 25

Capstone Project
(Part 3)

  • Continue Coding and Sprint Executions
  • Code deployment

Week 26

Career Prep Focus

  • Build a technical resume and craft cover letters
  • Optimize your LinkedIn profile and network within the industry
  • Personalized 1-1 coaching with interview and negotiation training

Certifications

As a part of the DevOps program, students will be prepared to earn the most in-demand industry certifications. Taking these certifications is optional but highly recommended for career success. Students can choose to take certification exams during or directly after the program.

Certification

Abilities Validated by the Certification

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AWS Certified
Developer - Associate

  • Understanding of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices
  • Proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS
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AWS Certified Solutions
Architect - Associate

  • Knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies
  • Defining solutions using architectural design principles based on customer requirements
  • Providing implementation guidance based on best practices to the organization throughout the life cycle of the project
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AWS Certified SysOps
Administrator - Associate

  • Deploying, managing, and operating scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems on AWS
  • Implementing and controlling the flow of data to and from AWS
  • Selecting the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data, or security requirements
  • Identifying appropriate use of AWS operational best practices
  • Estimating AWS usage costs and identify operational cost control mechanisms
  • Migrating on-premises workloads to AWS
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Emory DevOps Bootcamp
AWS DevOps Engineer
Certificate

Successful completion of the Emory DevOps Bootcamp

Certification

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AWS Certified
Developer - Associate

Abilities Validated by the Certification

  • Understanding of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices
  • Proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS

Certification

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Logo

AWS Certified Solutions
Architect - Associate

Abilities Validated by the Certification

  • Knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies
  • Defining solutions using architectural design principles based on customer requirements
  • Providing implementation guidance based on best practices to the organization throughout the life cycle of the project

Certification

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Logo

AWS Certified SysOps
Administrator - Associate

Abilities Validated by the Certification

  • Deploying, managing, and operating scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems on AWS
  • Implementing and controlling the flow of data to and from AWS
  • Selecting the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data, or security requirements
  • Identifying appropriate use of AWS operational best practices
  • Estimating AWS usage costs and identify operational cost control mechanisms
  • Migrating on-premises workloads to AWS

Certification

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Emory DevOps Bootcamp
AWS DevOps Engineer
Certificate

Abilities Validated by the Certification

Successful completion of the Emory DevOps Bootcamp

Who Should Attend

The part-time program is specifically designed for beginners. There’s no experience required to apply, be accepted, or to succeed.

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Successful bootcamp students have backgrounds in:

Teaching

Teaching

Finance

Finance

Retail

Retail

Music

Music

Graphic Design

Graphic Design

Admin

Admin

Biology

Biology

And more...

And more...

FAQs

The DevOps curriculum covers these main topics: 1. Linux; 2. Networking; 3. AWS; 4. Python and 5. Enterprise DevOps. From there, students work on learning key DevOps skills and concepts through the Cloud Architecting, Cloud Developing and Cloud Operations courses from AWS Academy. Grads of the Emory DevOps Bootcamp learn the skills they need to be qualified for entry-level roles like DevOps Engineer and Release Engineer.

For a syllabus on your program of interest, click here and fill out the form.

Yes, the Emory DevOps Bootcamp is beginner-friendly. It’s specifically designed for professionals who have no previous experience in DevOps. While some background knowledge is helpful, the only expectation is that students have general computer literacy skills in basics like using the internet.

As part of the bootcamp program, we'll train you to earn three of the most in-demand certifications in the field of DevOps AWS Certified Solutions Architect- Associate and AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate and AWS Certified Developer - Associate. Taking each certification exam is optional but highly recommended for career success. If you feel like you're ready, then take the exams as you go through the bootcamp. Otherwise, we recommend earning the certifications soon after you graduate.

You will pay the exam fee at the testing center where you take your exam(s). The cost for the AWS certification exams is currently $150 each.

To be eligible for the program, you must be at least 18 years old and a high school grad/GED holder by the start date of your intended cohort.

As part of this program, you will create an account on Amazon Web Services then work on it. You should plan to spend up to $300 on your AWS account as you work through the bootcamp.

Your time with our career success team will include everything from workshops to one-on-one office hours to phone chats before big interviews. And on top of all that, the team will be working behind the scenes to find openings that are right for you and staying up-to-date on the latest recruiting trends to make sure they prepare you for everything.

How to Apply

Apply to study part-time at the Emory DevOps Bootcamp.

  1. Fill out our online application form

  2. Take our nontechnical assessment

    • No tech experience required
    • Covers logical reasoning
    • Sent to you immediately upon submission of application
  3. Receive an entrance decision

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Events

Currently no events are available.