UNIX Skills Bootcamp

Learn UNIX skills online and on-demand with personal facilitation and dedicated hardware

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UNIX Developer Bootcamp

3-course track: $3,600 4-course track: $4,800

Veterans Discount: We offer a 20% discount to Veterans.

Location: Courses may be taken at home or the workplace, via a combination of on-demand video lectures and facilitated hands-on labs.

The Unix Developer Bootcamp teaches fundamental skills for becoming a competent Unix or Linux developer by training students to work with the command line interface and write shell scripts in a Unix environment. The bootcamp also provides a through comprehensive introduction to the ANSI C language, emphasizing portability and structured design. Students can choose from either C++ or Java programming as their final course to complete the track.

Our unique approach to helping students learn Unix development skills combines on-demand training with personal facilitation and comprehensive hands-on exercises to assure successful training and competence in the IT workplace. Our support staff provides personal setup assistance, guidance and lab equipment setup for each student. An instructor, who is an experience Unix developer, is assigned to each student to assist in completing lab exercises and to help with any questions about the Unix Developer Bootcamp content. Our Unix bootcamp is designed to be 50% lecture and 50% hands on exercises. Lab exercises are performed via direct high-speed access to a dedicated lab machine, providing responsive interaction and anywhere/anytime accessibility by the lab facilitator as well as the student.

Students in the Unix Developer Bootcamp will learn important commands, file system structure and navigation, and process creation and management in Unix environments, and will also gain comprehensive practice writing Korn and Bash shell scripts. Students will be introduced to all major C language elements including fundamental data types, flow control, and standard function libraries.

Upon completion of this program, students will have developed an appropriate knowledge base and hands-on development experience to code in a Unix environment, and will be able to pursue an entry-level C programming position in the workforce. The student could also pursue an entry-level C++ or Java Programming position, depending on which optional course is taken. Students will be able to work as a developer in these languages in either a Windows or Unix environment, since the program covers Unix environment fundamentals as well as shell scripting. If desired, a student would have sufficient knowledge to pursue a Linux Essentials certification from the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) after program completion.

Career Opportunities as a UNIX Developer

After successfully completing the Unix Developer Bootcamp, students will have a wide range of options. Students may elect to join the workforce in an entry-level capacity or pursue professional certifications. If desired, a student would have sufficient knowledge to pursue a Linux Essentials certification from the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) after program completion. If a student opts to join the workforce as a Unix developer, they have the skills to be well compensated and can expect to earn between $49,000 - $68,000 to start. With normal career progression students can earn into the six figures for annual compensation. With completion of the Unix Developer Bootcamp, a student’s skillset would be appropriate for programmer positions utilizing the C, C++, and/or Java programming languages in both Windows and Unix environments.

Take advantage of quality content and personal service to assure your success in becoming a Unix developer. Curriculum Advisors are available at 978.250.4983 to answer any questions you may have regarding the Unix Developer Bootcamp or other programs of interest to you.

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Program Highlights:

  • Navigating the file system
  • Controlling file access
  • Manipulating files and links
  • Controlling the Terminal
  • Working with vi
  • Working with secure shells
  • How to write and run shell scripts
  • Using the C preprocessor
  • Using standard runtime libraries
  • Using make to build programs
  • Declaring and initializing arrays and multidimensional arrays
  • Writing programs in either C++ or Java

Required Courses in the Unix Developer Bootcamp:

Students who lack programming experience may elect to attend the Introduction to Programming Concepts course at no additional charge.

Course Duration PDF
UNIX/Linux Fundamentals and Shell Scripting 35 hours
C Programming 35 hours

Choose one more Required Course:

Course Duration PDF
C++ Programming for C Programmers 28 hours
Java Programming 35 hours

Optional Course in the Unix Developer Bootcamp:

Course Duration PDF
Object Oriented Analysis & Design with UML 28 hours

Students wishing to opt out of first-level courses will be evaluated one-on-one by a technical instructor. Track price will be adjusted accordingly.

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