Become an IT systems engineer

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

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Program time
6 months
with an average of 6-8 hours per week
Enroll by
June 2nd
to secure a place in this round
Prerequisites
Basic Computer Science
no prior Tech experience required
Who is an 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.

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Why choose us

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!

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!

Careerists who
made it as SEs​​

Launch Your Systems Engineering Career
1:1 feedback at every step
50
Projects reviewed
Unlimited hours of 1:1 mentor sessions
10
Qualified mentors
5/5
Average mentor raiting
Blake from Careerist
Hi Taylor, what are you
working on today?
I just finished my
new resume
This looks strong! 💪
And are the new cover
letters ready?
Thanks for reminding
me! I will share as soon
as I’m done
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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

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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

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

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 Networking

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:

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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

Flexible tuition
makes it easy

split payment $4,1988,499
  • First payment $2,099 + $2,099 after 2 weeks
  • Payment within 2 weeks
  • Includes Job Application Service (JAS)
Upfront discount $3,7997,999
  • You pay the full cost of training once and get full access
  • Admission fee included
  • Includes Job Application Service (JAS)