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Cloud Engineering Immersive

Cloud Engineering Immersive
Continuous Security. Separate noise from threat with DevSecOps automation.
The Divergence Cloud Engineering Immersive (CEI) is an integrated Cloud Computing and Cloud Security program. A Cloud Security Engineer enables organizations to design and implement secure workloads and infrastructure. By understanding security best practices and industry security requirements, these individuals design, develop and manage a secure infrastructure by leveraging Cloud security technologies. This program blends theoretical and practical elements—exposing you to the craft, science, and practice of Cloud Computing, DevOps, and Cloud Security related technologies. You'll gain a technical point of view and a historical and application-orientated perspective. We deep dive into how Cloud Computing and Cloud Security work and examine how to harness their impressive strengths for secure and affordable software design and efficient technological operations.
Student experience

Our comprehensive course is 400 hours in duration and can be completed in three different schedules: 10 weeks from Mon to Fri between 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM or 20 weeks from Mon to Fri between 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. We also offer weekend cohorts Saturdays and Sundays from 8 AM to 6 PM. Each course includes 200 hrs of theory and 200 hrs of hands-on labs. All course times reflect the Central time-zone.

Expert-Led Instruction That Gets You Job-Ready: Gain skills and collaborate with leading professionals through lectures, research exercises, and real-world simulations.

Exclusive Access to Leaders in Security: Our program offers countless opportunities to learn and engage with security professionals from around the world through guest speakers, alumni gatherings, and topical community events.

Gain a Valuable Professional Network: Transform and grow your career alongside peers (and potential collaborators) on campus and in our Connected Classroom. The DA community is a priceless resource — just ask our alumni.

Course details

Secure Infrastructure: Prepare to apply the Linux and Cloud administration skills towards implementing, managing, and monitoring identity, governance, storage, compute, and virtual networks in a cloud environment, plus provision, size, monitor, and adjust resources through automation with scripting – PowerShell, Bash and Command Line Interface (CLI).

Secure DevOps: This module provides an entry-level understanding of standard DevSecOps practices, processes, and tools. You will learn how to support the DevSecOps transformation and increase security capabilities without the need for gating processes. Explore frameworks, tools, and technologies to secure code from the blueprint to execution which includes Accounts and access, Team and integrations, Projects, and monitoring.

Secure Cloud Services with Pentesting: Understand the tools, techniques, and procedures (TTP) to pentest multiple cloud services across leading cloud providers. A few of these TTP include privilege escalation, finding vulnerabilities in containers, discovery restrictions of cloud environments, sources of exposure, mapping cloud environments, and common cloud attacks.

Certifications: Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) – Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge Microsoft Azure AZ-500 – Security Specialty Microsoft Azure AZ-400 - DevOps

Cloud Security Jobs: Equip yourself to succeed in a career such as Cloud Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer, DevOps Engineer, or QA Tester.

Prerequisites: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900) and AWS Essentials. Minimum of 2 years of Professional IT Experience in Software Development or IT Infrastructure Administration. Associate's Degree. Complete Cloud Tech Prep course prior to program start.


Our instructors represent the brightest professionals from companies like Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, and Sabre. They bring in-depth experience from the field to the classroom each day, providing invaluable insights into succeeding on the job.

James Anderson Senior Principal Enterprise Architect - Platforms and Data at Sabre Corporation

Bret Harder Director of IT & Managed Services at Divergence Academy

Logan Hillard Network Engineer & Administrator at LnGTechnologies

Macel Samuel Cloud Data Architect at Cloudreach

Career support

Strategy and Accountability: Our Career Services team works with you to individualize your path to a new career. Stay on track and motivated from the first day of class!

Resume Review: Learn how to design and tailor your resume to land the career you are looking for. Remember: every word counts.

LinkedIn Optimization: LinkedIn profiles are now mandatory extensions of our resumes. Setting up a thoughtful, well-written profile is the make or break for many inquiring employers. Using industry tips and tricks, we’ll work with you to spruce up yours.

Interview Preparation: Set up mock interviews to nail the real thing. Learn to develop effective interview strategies, get detailed feedback, and reduce stress before actual interviews.

Networking Opportunities: Learn how to navigate uncharted networking waters, tap into our expanding Divergence Alumni network, and watch your support and contacts grow!

Admission process
Step 1
Let's talk through it: your background, chosen path, weekday or weekend schedule, funding options, and more. Schedule an appointment with our Admissions Team.
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Step 2
Tech prep courses
Curious folks, we will not make you wait to get started on your learning journey. You'll be enrolled from the get-go in either Data or Cyber Tech Prep. Each provides valuable resources to help our future data scientists or ethical hackers prep for the first day of class.
Step 3
Congrats! Your funding has been verified and you are accepted into the program. Be on the lookout for a personalized Acceptance Letter via e-mail. You can always call us at 833-DIVERGE
Step 4
Experiencing first day jitters? Here's how we can help.
A week before your program starts, our Community Manager will get you onboarded to the learning platform, walk you through TWC enrollment paperwork, and connect you with future classmates.