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IBM DevOps and Software Engineering Professional Certificate

Launch your DevOps and Software Engineering Career. Master DevOps, Agile, Scrum, CI/CD and Cloud Native with hands-on job-ready skills.


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3 Months

Under 10 hours of study a week


Beginner Level

No prior experience required.

100% Self-Paced

Learn on your own time

Build job-ready skills by learning from the best

Get started in the in-demand field of DevOps with a Professional Certificate from IBM. Learn the foundations of DevOps and cloud computing and develop hands-on skills using the tools and programming languages used by software engineers.

Common job titles: Junior DevOps Engineer, DevOps Engineer, Junior Software Engineer, Junior Cloud Native Software Engineer

¹Lightcast™ Job Postings Report (median with 0-2 years experience), United States, 9/1/21-9/1/22.

median entry-level salary¹

in-demand job openings in DevOps and software development¹

¹Lightcast™ Job Postings Report (median with 0-2 years experience), United States, 9/1/21-9/1/22.

Skills you will gain

  • Cloud Native

  • Devops

  • CI/CD

  • Application development

  • Software Engineering

  • Test-Driven Development

  • Behavior-Driven Development

  • Iaas PaaS Saas

  • Hybrid Multicloud

  • Cloud Computing

  • Agile Software Development

  • Scrum Methodology

About this Professional Certificate

What you will learn

  • Develop a DevOps mindset, practice Agile philosophy & Scrum methodology - essential to succeed in the era of Cloud Native Software Engineering

  • Create applications using Python  language, using various programming constructs and logic, including functions, REST APIs, and  libraries

  • Build applications composed of microservices and deploy using containers (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, and OpenShift) & serverless technologies

  • Employ tools for automation, continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) including Chef, Puppet, GitHub Actions, Tekton and Travis. 

What is a Professional Certificate?

Build the Skills to Get Job Ready

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Hands-On Projects

Apply your skills with hands-on projects and build a portfolio that showcases your job readiness to potential employers. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to earn your Certificate.

Earn a Career Credential

When you complete all of the courses in the program, you'll earn a Certificate to share with your professional network as well as unlock access to career support resources to help you kickstart your new career. Many Professional Certificates have hiring partners that recognize the Professional Certificate credential and others can help prepare you for a certification exam. You can find more information on individual Professional Certificate pages where it applies.

There are 13 Courses in this Professional Certificate


Course 1

Introduction to DevOps

1,304 ratings

Course 2

Introduction to Cloud Computing

3,410 ratings

Course 3

Introduction to Agile Development and Scrum

942 ratings

Course 4

Hands-on Introduction to Linux Commands and Shell Scripting

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