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Explore the software life cycle and drive faster, more efficient outcomes.

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About the Course

The University of Chicago’s eight-week DevOps course focuses on key aspects like deployment, release, versioning, testing, packaging, and clouding. Gain hands-on experience with Datadog, Docker, Git, Jenkins, Kubernetes, the Linux environment, Maven, VMware, and more.


You Will Learn To:

  • Optimize operating systems.
  • Deploy and link software to external libraries.
  • Automate the release of new software.
  • Conduct functional, load/performance, and regression testing.
  • Identify effective database management practices and select formats to store software configurations.


After successfully completing the course, you will receive a credential certified by the University of Chicago.


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Career Outlook

The pervasive skills shortage within the DevOps recruitment market and a growing number of jobs requiring DevOps or platform engineering experience offers DevOps practitioners near-limitless career opportunities. Between start-ups building DevOps models into their product development and large, technology-driven companies creating new roles, DevOps experts are in demand within the IT space.




The average annual salary for a DevOps engineer in the United States.

Source: Glassdoor 



The ranking of communication among the most important non-technical skills for a DevOps professional to possess.

Source: Cloudanix 



The rate at which software development jobs are expected to grow over the next decade.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 

  • Azure DevOps Engineer
  • Cloud DevOps Engineer
  • Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
  • DevOps Automation Engineer
  • DevOps Engineer
  • DevOps Manager
  • DevSecOps Engineer
  • Lead DevOps Engineer

Meet Your Instructor

instructor Luke Rotta

Luke Rotta, MSc

Head of Site Reliability Engineering at Chicago Trading Company, LLC

Luke Rotta has been in the financial services industry for over twenty years as an engineer and a leader of global teams. He heads Site Reliability Engineering at Chicago Trading Company, LLC, a market-making proprietary trading firm. Previously, he served as the director of Technology Operations at CME Group.

Rotta is passionate about DevOps, solving operational problems with software, enhancing the developer experience, building global teams, and increasing software velocity. He believes an inclusive, collaborative, and autonomous culture is key to faster innovation with fewer outages.

The University of Chicago Approach to Online Learning

Our online learning programs are crafted with your specific needs in mind. Programs combine e-learning with live, interactive sessions to strengthen your skill set while maximizing your time. We couple academic theory and business knowledge with practical, real-world application. Through online learning sessions, you will have an opportunity to grow your professional network and interact with University of Chicago instructors and your classmates.

What Our Participants Say

"I plan to use my new knowledge to carry out projects within my organization. I am looking to apply automation and DevOps to practical situations and leverage them to scale my projects and goals in a way that can help others in the environmental, nonprofit, and social change arenas."

"This DevOps program has enabled me to integrate areas and be present from software building until it goes into production, ensuring that all the components are in place to deliver quality service."

“By directly involving students in the challenge of securing the right data and exploring potential solutions, we’re equipping them with the foundational skills required to deliver tangible results to clients.”

Register Now

Are you ready to take a leap forward and immerse yourself in a new learning experience? Register online or schedule a call to request more information. Enroll now and gain valuable knowledge and skills that will boost your career to the next level.