Understand the software life cycle by learning a streamlined development process for speeding up software delivery.


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8 weeks
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Learn to build, test, and maintain coherent software releases that are quick, reliable, and scalable.

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The University of Chicago’s eight-week DevOps course focuses on key aspects like deployment, release, versioning, testing, packaging, and clouding. Gain hands-on experience with Datadog, Docker, Git, Jenkins, Kubernetes, the Linux environment, Maven, VMware, and more.

Designed For

Designed for Designed for individual contributors, engineers, technicians, or professionals interested in technology who want to understand DevOps processes and the software life cycle.

DevOps is the combination of approaches, practices, and tools that optimizes an organization’s ability to deliver services and applications at high velocity and scale. It helps create and improve products faster and more reliably than traditional software development and deployment. Learn to create more value in less time by integrating key teams and processes.

After completing the course, you will be able to: 

  • Implement continuous integration and reduce time-to-market of software
  • Design a complete infrastructure to deploy, configure, test, and monitor software
  • Create a DevOps-related cloud and virtualization architecture
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Online Learning Course Structure

  • Eight weeks in length
  • Weekly, self-paced interactive learning modules and assignments are time-sensitive and should be completed by the set deadlines
  • Synchronous sessions and live question and answer sessions 
  • Mentors will provide continuous support and encourage a dynamic and positive learning environment

Learning Objectives

  • Drive the operating system
  • Deploy and link software to external libraries
  • Automate the release of new software
  • Conduct functional, load/performance, and regression testing
  • Identify effective database management practices and select between different formats to store configurations of the software

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Career Outlook

The pervasive skills shortage within the DevOps recruitment market and a growing number of jobs requiring DevOps or platform engineering experience offers DevOps practitioners near-limitless career opportunities. Between start-ups building DevOps models into their product development and large, technology-driven companies creating new DevOps roles, DevOps experts are in demand within the IT space. The DevOps market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 24.7% to total 10.3 billion dollars by 2023.  

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The ranking of communication among the most important non-technical skills for a DevOps professional to possess

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The rate at which software development jobs are expected to grow over the next decade 

Potential Job Titles for DevOps Professionals

  • Azure DevOps Engineer 
  • Cloud DevOps Engineer 
  • Cloud Infrastructure Engineer 
  • DevOps Automation Engineer 
  • DevOps Engineer 
  • DevOps Manager 
  • DevSecOps Engineer 
  • Lead DevOps Engineer 

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