How to become a Cloud Architect with no experience

Become a cloud architect and start your career in cloud computing
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1hr 33min of on-demand video
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Why you should consider becoming a cloud architect
How to get started learning about cloud architecture
What is the salary range of a cloud architect
What are the training options to become a cloud architect
What are some sample interview questions
How to find a good role on Linkedin


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Course Overview

Did you know that a cloud architect makes on average over $149,000 per year in the US?

In this course we cover why cloud architecting may be a great career for you.

The course has been designed to provide a solid introduction into why you should become a cloud architect as well as how to get stated.

Most “entry-level” cloud computing jobs ask for years of prior experience, making it difficult to break into the field.

However, with the right training and coaching becoming a highly paid cloud architect is more than feasible.

What is covered in the course?

The following topics will be covered in the course.

  • What is a Cloud Architect?

  • Why become a Cloud Architect?

  • What a Cloud Architect does day to day

  • What are the top skills needed

  • Career path options

  • Salary Expectations

  • Training Options

  • Coaching Options

  • Interview Techniques

  • Practice Interview Questions

  • Cloud Demos

  • Whiteboarding and Presales

  • Roadmap to Continue

  • Additional Resources

  • Course Closeout

Who is the target audience?

The course is for anyone looking to break into the cloud computing field.

What You'll Learn

  • Why you should become a cloud architect

  • What skills are needed to become a cloud architect

  • Identify the correct cloud roles to apply for.

  • What the salary range is for a cloud architect

  • Understand what a cloud engineer does for daily tasking

  • How to find training and coaching to jump start your career

  • Get to know some common interview questions.


  • Considering a career change to cloud computing

  • Access to cloud services to learn more.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who is considering a career in cloud computing.


Cloud Computing and Blockchain Architect/Blogger/Trainer
Joseph Holbrook (The Cloud Tech Guy)
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  • 112,373 Students
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Joe Holbrook is based out of Jacksonville, Florida and is the owner of TechCommanders.  Joe has lived and worked in cities such as Boston, San Jose, San Diego, Washington, DC and Charleston, SC.  

Joe is an avid traveler and has been in over 42 countries... He is married with one child. He is a big hockey fan and enjoys a good beach day.

Joseph Holbrook has been in the computer field since 1993 when he was exposed to several HPUX systems on board a US Navy flagship. He has migrated from UNIX world to Storage Area Networking(SAN) and Enterprise Virtualization and Cloud Architecture. He worked for numerous companies like HDS, 3PAR, Brocade, HP, EMC, Northrup Grumman, ViON, Ibasis dot net, Chematch dot com, SAIC, Signature Consultants, Global Knowledge and Dimension Data.

Joe is the author of "Architecting Enterprise Blockchain Solutions" amd several other books.

I wish you much success in your careers! 

Joe Holbrook


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