Cloud DevOps Powered by TEKsystems

Gain hands-on DevOps experience maintaining application infrastructure through deployment, provisioning, configuration management and monitoring to prepare for in-demand DevOps engineer-type roles. Cloud DevOps will also cover how to utilize cloud technologies for DevOps, customized professional development and job placement support. Currently offered online.

Our 2020 DevOps training is full. Complete an application to be considered for 2021 start dates in Greater Boston.

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No cost, no catch. Tuition-Free training and exams.

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  • Remote 9am-4pm
    Monday through Friday
    14 Weeks

Upcoming course dates

  • 2021
  • 2020 sessions are full in Boston but you may submit an application to be considered for our 2021 cohorts, dates to be announced.

This training aims to provide the participant with the necessary skills to obtain an entry-level position as a Systems Administrator or SysAdmin. Starting salaries vary greatly, but the average is about $30,000 per year.

Applicants with all levels of experience in tech are encouraged to apply.

While anyone may apply for this course, some technical background may be helpful.

While these courses may include either intermediate or advanced material, technical knowledge specified in these listings will be required as a prerequisite for applicants to be considered for admission.

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As a response to COVID-19, Per Scholas courses have moved to a remote learning environment. As we return to training sites, upcoming courses may be moved to in-person classrooms. We will be in-touch with applicants after you have applied to provide updates on any changes to future courses.


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We can help with course selection, and answer questions about eligibility requirements and special circumstances. Contact an admissions team member

Take Your Skills to the Next Level with our Intermediate Cloud DevOps Training

We will build on your existing knowledge to help you gain the specific skills necessary for DevOps engineer roles in-demand in Greater Boston.

Cover the Fundamentals of DevOps

Strengthen your knowledge of cloud basics, virtualization, and containers while becoming familiar with security endpoints in a technical infrastructure. Spend time intensifying your Linux and scripting abilities in Shell, Python and SQL, and refreshing your skills toolkit with Git and Agile.

Gain Industry-Ready Skills related to Application Deployment and Monitoring

Gain experience in deploying a static content website with Docker containers and Kubernetes, and enhance your understanding of critical technologies like Github, Jenkins, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, and Terraform. Additionally, you'll improve your skills in the latest provisioning, configuration management and monitoring tools, including TICK stack and DevSecOps.

Hands-On Professional Development from a Tech Industry Leader

The curriculum and career development for this course was developed collaboratively with TEKsystems, one the world's largest IT talent services provider in the US.

Designed to Meet Specific Job Demand Locally

This program in partnership with TEKsystems is designed to meet specific local job demand at the end of the program. TEKsystems is committed to interviewing all graduates upon successful completion of the program. To support this, TEKsystems recruiters will play an active role in your career development throughout the class, including mock interviews and resume reviews. Per Scholas does not require candidates sign a contract with any employer partner. Learners are always free to their own future.

Starting pay for Cloud and DevOps type roles range from $50-100 per hour, depending on the project and graduates’ previous experience.

Strengthen your Professional Profile

Remain competitive as the industry grows

Whether you are new to tech or a seasoned veteran looking to upskill, Per Scholas will help you get the skills necessary to take the next step in your career.

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Customized Career Development and Networking

Regular Career Development like resume reviews, mock interviews, and "Meet the Employer" sessions will familiarize you with our employer partners, meet with other IT professionals and help prepare you for the job search.

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Direct Job Placement Support

Graduates will receive job placement support from the employer partner and identify career opportunities leveraging their new and existing skills. If TEKsystems doesn't work out, Per Scholas staff will continue to provide connections with other employer partners.

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I used to doubt myself and my abilities. I kept my focus on my training and the image of the person I wanted to become, and I overcame it. Today, I am a full-stack developer and I encourage anyone trying to break into tech to consider Per Scholas

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Beyond Technical

Learn How to Think Like An IT Professional

Prepare to handle real workplace demands by challenging your understanding of course material and scenario problem solving.

A Community of Support

Partner with your classmates to form study groups and create a community dedicated to everyone’s personal and professional success.

Career Development with Employer Partners

Strengthen your tech professional resume and practice your interviewing skills with current employer partner employees and recruiters.

Meet Our Graduates

I worked 12 hours straight nearly every day, weekends included, and missed out on the lives of my friends and family. Per Scholas helped me to discover both a career path and how to have a work-life balance so that I could spend time with my loved ones.

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Application Details

Minimum Eligibility Requirements
  • Must have at least a high school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship (presently or in the future)
  • Must have demonstrable knowledge in Linux and ability to learn Scripting languages (See Suggested Resources Below)
Technical Assessment Prep Resources

We suggest you review these topics to prepare you for the technical assessment during admissions:

Application Process

1. Submit an Online Application

2. Admissions Overview: Once you submit an application, our Admissions team will review to ensure it meets the basic requirements and invite you to attend an Admissions Overview.

3. Assessments: Each training requires either an academic assessment, tech assessment or both. Information will be provided in detail at the Admissions Overview. In the meantime, study the suggested resources above.

4. Interview: Individuals who meet the assessment score requirements will be invited to attend a behavioral interview.

5. Offer Letter: The Admissions team will review assessment scores and interview results and offer seats to eligible candidates.

Student Resources

Per Scholas offers technical and career development resources available to help you develop the skills you need for the job you want.

Modern Facilities

In-person courses provide each learner with their own lab-based computer workstation for the entire course. Breakout spaces to socialize and study are also available.

Ongoing Support and Professional Development

Career development and wraparound support services such as financial coaching, case management, and emergency financial support services.

Alumni Advancement

Complimentary upskilling and career counseling opportunities extended to alumni up to two years post graduation.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kinds of jobs can I get after completing this training?

This program in partnership is designed to meet TEKsystems’ specific local job demand at the end of the program. TEKsystems is committed to interviewing all graduates upon successful completion of the program. To support this, TEKsystems recriters will play an active role in your career development throughout the class.

Starting pay for Cloud and Dev Ops type roles range from $50-100 per hour, depending on the project and graduates’ previous experience.

How can the course be free? Are there hidden fees?

Most people who learn about us think: “Too good to be true.” We know it seems that way, but it’s true. Our services are provided at no cost to you, using funds we raise from foundations, corporations, government and generous individuals.

The costs you can prepare for include transportation or childcare—expenses that take care of you so you can focus on your studies.

I receive unemployment insurance benefits or other benefits that require me to spend time working or looking for work. Can I still enroll?

Yes. Per Scholas courses are approved with the Department of Labor for people receiving unemployment insurance, as well as other benefits that would ordinarily require them to spend time working or looking for work. See your local admissions team member for details.

I meet other requirements, but I am not a U.S. citizen and haven’t received my work authorization yet. Can I still apply?

Unfortunately, we cannot process your application until you have received clearance to work in the U.S. However, if you are experiencing problems, we can refer you to other organizations that may be able to help.

I have a disability. Can you accommodate me?

We comply fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other relevant laws and regulations. Please contact us at [email protected] or call (617) 395-4440 to discuss your specific situation and needs.

Does Per Scholas have a Non-Discrimination policy?

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. See our full EEO statement here.

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