Gameheads Dev-Ops

DevOps provides tech training for low income, students of color aged 18-25. Our vision of this apprenticeship program is to educate, transform, and inspire people with records to establish careers in tech.

DevOps Applications are Open!

Interested in joining the Gameheads DevOps program? We are taking applications for the 2019 cohort right now!

Overview
DevOps provides tech training for low income, students of color aged 18-25. Our vision of this apprenticeship program is to educate, transform, and inspire people with records to establish careers in tech.

Requirements
• 10-month training program.
• Performance-based, live simulation apprenticeship.
• Students must be enrolled in a post-secondary educational program, at least part-time.

Areas We Cover
• Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows system administration and support
• Database administration (MySQL & MS SQL, Postgres, Mongo DB)
• Cloud Computing (AWS (Amazon Web Services) & Google Compute Engine administration and support.
• Network Fundamentals (Firewalls, routers, switches, & wireless network technologies)
• Basic Programming and Scripting ( Shell scripts, Python, and Ruby on Rails)
• Cybersecurity (DoS (Denial of Service, password cracking, exploits, auditing and IDS systems)
• SaSS Applications (JIRA, Hipchat, Confluence, Slack, Google Apps, Active Directory, Webex, and Office 365)

Professional Development

Industry Exposure
We take trips to some of California’s biggest tech companies and events, including LucasArts, Pixar, E3, the Java Conference and the Game Developers Conference. Also, we have hosted numerous industry professionals from Glue, Ubisoft, Teklet, Inc. and Kixeye to teach tech clinics, play test our student’s games and provide them with feedback.

Counseling

Education Counseling
A premiere goal at our organization is to ensure that all of our students graduate from high school and attend post-secondary education, preferably four-year universities to further their skills in STEAM education. Therefore, Gameheads offers individual academic, college and career counseling

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