Become an IT systems engineer

If you want a top-tier salary, fulfilling work, and soaring demand, look no further than Systems Engineering

Program time
10 weeks
Enroll by
February 10th
Prerequisites
Basic Computer Science

WHo IS A IT Systems engineer

Systems Engineers are highly sought after specialists responsible for the upkeep & configuration of the entire company’s infrastructure. From implementing software solutions to analyzing data to improve existing ones, a Systems Engineer boosts productivity in the workplace.

Why choose SE?

High salaries

Entry level salaries start at ~$80k, and senior SE salaries reach an upwards of $250k

Growing demand

Soaring cloud infrastructure means demand is greater than the current supply

Flexible work

Get a key role at a tech company and enjoy remote work and vibrant culture

Growth potential

Grow to Security Engineering, DevOps, Network Engineering, Cloud Engineering and more!

Job Guarantee

Our track record means that we now guarantee that you will find a job within the Systems Engineering field within 1 year of starting this course. If not, you’d receive 100% of your payments back!

100%

This program
includes

1

LIVE Webinars

Attend our LIVE sessions 2X a week & get connected with world-class instructors. Get the pro-tips you need to get hired!

2

Unlimited Support

Stuck completing an exercise? Your personal support manager will assist you with any questions you’ve got!

3

Built-in Internship

Careerist will match you with a SE internship. This experience will enrich your resume and prepare you for interviews

4

Career Coaching

We’ll optimize your resume and LinkedIn profile. We’d help you customize cover letters and practice mock job interviews

5

Job Application Service

Get a complimentary month of JAS – our automatic job application system that finds new openings and applies on your behalf

6

1:1 Technical Mentorship

Meet 1:1 with your technical mentor. Every week, we’ll practice advanced content and help sharpen your skills so you get hired!

Launch Your Systems Engineering Career

1:1 FEEDBACK at every step

95

Projects
reviewed

Hours of professional mentor sessions

5

Technical SE mentors

4.8/5

Average
mentor raiting

Blake from Careerist
Hi Taylor, what are you
working on today?
I just finished my
new resume
CV1.pdf
This looks strong! 💪
And are the new cover
letters ready?
Thanks for reminding
me! I will share as soon
as I’m done
👍

Job Application
Service

Our software automates your job applications and our team trains you to become more hireable. With JAS, you will land your target job faster.

1:1 Interview
Practice

Learn how to ace job interviews

LinkedIn + Resume
Optimization

Upgrade your online presence

Automated Job
Applications

4X more job applications submitted with JAS

Personalized
for You

Apply for lucrative jobs you will want to accept

Our
instructors

Study from senior Silicon Valley professionals with an average work experience of 8+ years

Alex Bochannek

Alex Bochannek

DevOps/SRE Manager with 30+ years of hands-on experience

Andrey Shalobalo

Andrey Shalobalo

Site Reliability Engineer with 10+ years of experience at Box, EPAM, New York Times

Curriculum
Lesson 1
Intro to Linux System Administration

Why Linux? System Administrator responsibilities. Historical context. Major system components (kernel, services, UI, applications.) Processes and Files. Large installations - virtualization and configuration management. Linux CLI

Lesson 2
Linux Basics

Linux CLI, Linux prompt, Linux commands, Common Linux commands. Command Line walkthrough, files and process basics.

Lesson 3
GCP Introduction, CloudShell, SSH

Cloud Shell. Setting up Linux on GCP. SSH Overview. SSH setup and login. Command Line walkthrough.

Lesson 4
Files, Users, and Security

File System Hierarchy Standard. File types. Users and permissions. Security (SSH, Sudo, PAM, SELinux/AppArmor.)

Lesson 5
User and Software Management, Ansible

Package management systems. Installing packages. User and group account management. Introduction to Ansible.

Lesson 6
Processes

Processes. Standard I/O. Process list. Kernel and Userspace. Fork. Process ID. Process Statuses. Background and foreground processes. Process groups.

Lesson 7
Service Management

GRUB. SystemD overview. SystemD tools and configuration. Cron. SystemD vs. SysV Init.

Lesson 8
Storage and Networkingt

Storage (LVM, RAID, filesystems.) Networking and services (network tools, DHCP, DNS). Network security (firewalls/packet filters).

Lesson 9
Shell Programming

Advanced Command Line. Bash scripting. Zsh overview. Customization. Tips & Tricks.

Lesson 10
Monitoring

Incident and problem Management, Change control, Change management, Postmortem process. Information Security management. Application debug tools.

Lesson 11
NOC

Hands-on monitoring and alerting. Prometheus, Grafana, Alertmanager.

Lesson 12
Preparing for the job market

Interview process, pre-Internship, common Interview questions.

We’re so proud

Our students work at top innovative
companies such as:

Amazon
Facebook
Intel
Google
Apple
Nike
Disney
Uber
Slack
Samsung
Salesforce
Groupon
AT&T
Dell
Verizon
Snapchat
Boeing
Chase

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

Program Features

  • LIVE webinars
  • Hands-on assignments
  • Capstone project

Training Services

  • Personal support manager
  • 1:1 technical mentor
  • Students community

Career Services

  • Real world internship
  • Mock job interviews
  • Career strategy
  • Resume / LinkedIn optimization
  • Job Application Service

CHOOSE YOUR PLAN

Deffered payment / mo $8991,999
  • Monthly payment of $899
  • Total cost $5,394
  • Payment over 5 months
  • Includes Job Application Service (JAS)
Upfront $3,4995,799
  • You pay the full cost of training once and get full access
  • Admission fee included
  • Payment can be split
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