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UT Dallas DevOps Bootcamp

Become a DevOps Professional

Designed with official AWS Academy curriculum, the UT Dallas DevOps Bootcamp equips you with the skills employers are looking for in automation, infrastructure, and Python.

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Program at a Glance

26

Weeks

8/16

Apply By

8/23

Next Start Date

$1,500

Potential Scholarships

The Demand for DevOps Experts

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

According to research from Burning Glass (2022), the number of DevOps engineering roles in Dallas will increase by 41% over the next 10 years. Businesses actively seeking DevOps professionals span across all industries and sizes, including local high-tech employers like Capital One, Verizon, IBM, 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 UT Dallas DevOps Bootcamp grads will be well equipped for these roles and many others.

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Bootcamp Application and Start Dates

    Program

    Part-Time DevOps Bootcamp

    Apply By

    08/16/2022

    Start Date

    08/23/2022

    End Date

    02/25/2023

    Status

    Open

Fullstack Academy is a top-ranked immersive school for tech training based in New York City. Fullstack Academy 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 Dallas area and beyond.

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

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How the UT Dallas DevOps Bootcamp Works

26-week, part-time training program requiring no previous experience or knowledge in DevOps
You’ll receive professional development assistance—resume, networking, and interview guidance to jump-start a lucrative career in DevOps

Part-Time DevOps Bootcamp

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays || 6:00pm CT–9:00pm CT
  • Saturdays || 8:30am CT–12:30pm CT
  • Course Format: Live Online

Tuition

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.

  • Enrollment Deposit - $1,000 $99*
    Tuition During Program - $12,396
    Total Tuition - $12,495

  • $500

    For UT Dallas alums, current students, and employees.

    $1,000

    Military Scholarship for active-duty military and veterans (valid ID required).

*Offer eligibility: Upon admittance into the program, pay the $99 deposit in full prior to the enrollment date.


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 Dallas area make an average salary of $100,300 (Burning Glass 2022), making it an exciting time to start a career in this growing field.

Graduates of the UT Dallas DevOps Bootcamp will qualify for full-time DevOps positions that could earn them a starting salary that’s +146% higher than the average entry-level salary in the Dallas area.

Add DevOps skills to your resume today by attending the UT Dallas DevOps Bootcamp, an immersive, live online, part-time program powered by Fullstack Academy.


What You Will Learn

The University of Texas at Dallas Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science partners with Fullstack Academy to offer official AWS Academy curriculum that will prepare you for a role in the growing field of cloud computing.

  • The program includes labs and courseware from both Fullstack Academy 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
  • Introduction to Linux Systems Architecture
  • Core System Commands
  • Systems Administration
  • Shell Scripting Basics
  • Distributions and Building from Source
  • Security Hardening
  • Device and OSI Concepts
  • Routing and Switching
  • Ports and Protocols
  • Enterprise Firewalls
  • Proxies and Payload Inspection
  • Troubleshooting Connectivity Issues
  • 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
  • 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
  • Software Development Lifecycles (SDLC)
  • Translate and Port Code
  • Standardizing Data for Producers and Consumers
  • Source Code Operations
  • Secure Coding Practices
  • Secure CI/CD
  • Designing for High Availability
  • Automating your Infrastructure
  • Designing Web-Scale Media
  • Kick Off and Team Assignments
  • Scope and Level of Effort Due
  • Technical Architecture and Data Flow Diagrams Due
  • Developing Storage Solutions with Amazon S3
  • Developing NoSQL Solutions with Amazon Dynamo DB
  • Caching Information for Scalability
  • Establish Dev Environment and Begin Prototyping
  • Tooling and Automations
  • Computing (servers)
  • Monitoring and Security
  • Continue Coding and Sprint Executions
  • Code deployment
  • 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.

AWS Certified Developer Associate Badge

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

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Badge

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 identifying operational cost control mechanisms
  • Migrating on-premises workloads to AWS

UT Dallas DevOps Bootcamp Certificate

  • Awarded upon successful completion of the UT Dallas DevOps Bootcamp

Who Hires Our Grads

As you learn valuable DevOps skills and gain experience from our rigorous curriculum, you’ll also be given career guidance throughout the program and assistance with resume building, interviewing, networking, and more. With our rigorous, hands-on education and career support, many graduates of Fullstack Academy have gone on to jobs at top companies and beyond!

Alumni of our program have been hired by:

*The University of Texas at Dallas Tech Bootcamps are powered by Fullstack Academy. The companies listed above have hired Fullstack Academy NYC graduates.


Who Should Attend

The UT Dallas DevOps Bootcamp is specifically designed for beginners. There’s no experience required to apply, be accepted, or to succeed.

Successful bootcamp students have backgrounds in:

Teaching

Finance

Retail

Customer Service

Graphic design

Admin

Biology

And more

If this sounds like you, apply today and join others just like you on the first steps to a life-changing career.


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 UT Dallas DevOps Bootcamp learn the skills they need to be qualified for entry-level roles like DevOps Professional and Release Engineer.

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

  • Yes, the UT Dallas 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
    • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate
    • 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.

  • 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.


Ready to Start Learning?

Apply to study part-time at the UT Dallas DevOps Bootcamp.

  1. Fill out our online application form
  2. Take our nontechnical assessment
    • No DevOps experience required
    • Covers logical reasoning
    • Sent to you immediately upon submission of application
  3. Receive an entrance decision
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