5 Reasons Why You Should Get IT Certified

You can begin building a career that promises better pay and benefits than you may have now with a certification in Information Technology Systems. It’s a fantastic way to get into an IT career and grow. Here’s why.

  • Certifications are the Key to Your IT Career: Being CompTIA, CISSP, or CISCO certified means that you understand the cutting-edge fundamentals of computer hardware and software.
  • IT Allows You to Go Anywhere: Information technology security is needed world-wide, and allows you to go virtually anywhere! 
  • IT Security is a Great Work-From-Home Career:: Many jobs in IT today do not require employees to work at an office or another specific location anymore.
  • Certification Can Open the Door to Better Pay: Jobs in IT are among the best paying in our time, and there are plenty available, with new ones being created every day.
  • IT Security Leads the Way to a Better Work–Life Balance: Moving from a stressful, physically demanding or unsatisfying career into IT could give your life new meaning.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Get IT Certified

You can begin building a career that promises better pay and benefits than you may have now with a certification in Information Technology Systems. It’s a fantastic way to get into an IT career and grow. Here’s why.

  • Certifications are the Key to Your IT Career: Being CompTIA, CISSP, or CISCO certified means that you understand the cutting-edge fundamentals of computer hardware and software.
  • IT Allows You to Go Anywhere: Information technology security is needed world-wide, and allows you to go virtually anywhere! 
  • IT Security is a Great Work-From-Home Career:: Many jobs in IT today do not require employees to work at an office or another specific location anymore.
  • Certification Can Open the Door to Better Pay: Jobs in IT are among the best paying in our time, and there are plenty available, with new ones being created every day.
  • IT Security Leads the Way to a Better Work–Life Balance: Moving from a stressful, physically demanding or unsatisfying career into IT could give your life new meaning.

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Financial Assistance

Our Online Career Training Programs are competitively priced and offer you an exceptional value as you train for your new career.

Explore Financial Aid

Military Spouse?

We know balancing a family is challenging and we want to help you focus on your career too. Webster University is committed to empowering the spouses of those serving our country.

Check out MyCAA and whether you qualify for up to $4000 in tution assistance!

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AWS System Operations Certification Training

Become an AWS Certified System Operations Administrator

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the future of cloud computing. As the largest provider of cloud computing services, today’s system operations (SyOps) administrators need to know how to operate and administer AWS solutions. This 100% online course provides a comprehensive overview of AWS and will fully prepare you to sit for the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate exam. Key topics include AWS configuration tools, as well as techniques for creating scalable, automated and repeatable deployments in the cloud.


12 months / 90 Course Hours

Includes Certificate of Completion from Webster University

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Online AWS System Operations Certification Training

Self-Paced - Instructor Led

Study on your own schedule
Includes AWS Exam Voucher

Job Outlook for AWS System Operations Administrator

  • System operations administrators are in high demand. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that demand for network and computer systems administrators will create over 18,00 new jobs between now and 2028.
  • However, Amazon Web Services is the largest provider of cloud computing platforms and APIs to enterprise level clients, making AWS systems operations administrators more in-demand than other system operations professionals. According to Payscale.com, certified AWS SysOps administrators make $108,000 on average.

AWS System Operations Administrator FAQs

What Does An Aws System Operations Administrator Do?

AWS system operations administrators configure an AWS platform and deploy, maintain and manage opera-tions with the cloud systems environment. While SyOps administrators focus their technical expertise on re-solving operational problems, they also:

  • Manage and operate scalable networks system
  • Control dataflow within the AWS platform
  • Make recommendations for the appropriate AWS service based on organizational requirements

What Jobs Can You Get As An Aws Certified System Operations Administrator?

Amazon Web Service (AWS) dominates the high cloud industry, so earning the AWS Certified SysOps Admin-istrator – Associate significantly strengthens career opportunities for individuals who have the technical ex-pertise to deploy, manage and operate on AWS. As an AWS Certified SysOps Administrator, you could go on to work in the following roles:

  • Operational Support Engineer
  • Cloud Software Engineer
  • System Integrator — Cloud
  • Cloud Developer
  • DevOps Engineer
  • AWS Solutions Architect

What Is The Value Of An Aws Systems Operations Administrator – Associate Certification?

As an AWS Certified SysOps Administrator, you are prepared to work with the largest provider of cloud computing products and services. AWS provides servers, storage, networking, security and other cloud services to many of the world’s largest organizations, including Netflix, Facebook and the US Department of Defense. Industry estimates suggest that AWS has more than a third of the cloud market, holding share over both Microsoft and Google cloud services. Holding an AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate credential validates your knowledge of best practices in cloud management and distinguishes your professional skill set to potential employers.

Course Objectives

  • Be prepared to take and pass the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate exam
  • Recognize terminology and concepts as they relate to the AWS platform and navigate the AWS Man-agement Console
  • Understand foundational services, including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Virtual Pri-vate Cloud (VPC), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), and Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
  • Understand the security measures AWS provides and key concepts of AWS Identity and Access Man-agement (IAM)

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Curriculum

Unit I: AWS Technical Essentials

  • INTRODUCTION AND HISTORY OF AWS
  • AWS FOUNDATIONAL SERVICES: EC2, VPC, S3, EBS
  • AWS SECURITY, IDENTITY, AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT (IAM)
  • AWS DATABASES
  • AWS MANAGEMENT TOOLS

Unit II: AWS System Operations

  • SYSTEM OPERATIONS ON AWS OVERVIEW
  • NETWORKING IN THE CLOUD
  • COMPUTING IN THE CLOUD
  • STORAGE AND ARCHIVING IN THE CLOUD
  • MONITORING IN THE CLOUD
  • MANAGING RESOURCE CONSUMPTION IN THE CLOUD
  • CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT IN THE CLOUD
  • CREATING SCALABLE DEPLOYMENTS IN THE CLOUD
  • CREATING AUTOMATED AND REPEATABLE DEPLOYMENTS

Instructor

Raymond Lacoste
Raymond Lacoste has dedicated his career to developing the skills of others. His 17 years in the industry allow him to pull from experience in the areas of Amazon, Cisco, and Microsoft. For the last 8 years he focused pri-marily on advanced IT instruction. He is also the Cisco Press author of the TSHOOT 300-135 Official Cert Guide. Raymond is a voracious learner and is constantly studying new technologies. To date he has passed over 100 exams. His certification wall includes various certificates from Amazon, Cisco, Microsoft, ISC2, ITIL, and Comp-TIA. Over the past years he has also been awarded, on numerous occasions, the Cisco Sirius Top Quality In-structor Award and the Cisco Instructor Excellent Award.

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