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Learning Linux to Start a Career

Choosing Linux as your career option is never a bad choice. Job opportunities are never going to decrease in Linux as it is the back bone of the IT architecture.  Are you thinking about where to start? Let me help you

  •  Install Linux OS in your system
  •  Take a Linux course
  •  Practice
  •  Do a certification (Optional)
  •  Search for jobs

How to become improve your skill in Linux

  • Use the Linux-based operating system as your main.
  • Try different distributions.
  • Use the terminal to resolve the issues.
  • Learn a programming language.
  • Try different desktop environments.

Now, let me talk about 3 different career options after learning Linux

  1. System Admin

First of all, when you join a company after doing this Linux course, you will be joining in a junior post, once you get enough exposure in the infrastructure site, 2years down the line, you will be promoted as a System admin. Then you will be taking care of the following responsibilities

  • Managing servers to maintain 24*7*365 uptime service
  • Allowing access to the servers
  • Give support to applications and services that run on the servers
  • Troubleshooting server issues
  • Monitoring the system performance and capacity
  • Create or modify scripts to perform tasks
  • Give inputs to improve the security and scalability of the environment

2. Ethical Hacker

Another career option after learning Linux is in the security area. There high job opportunities in the ethical hacking field these days. You should have excellent problem-solving skills and also the skill to find the vulnerabilities in the network which might be a threat to the system. Their responsibilities include

  • Testing servers and find the potential threats in the system
  • Finding areas where issues might happen in the future
  • Documenting for future reference
  • Doing root cause analysis and help to find a solution
  • Conducting training to the developers so that they have a correct understanding of the security issues

3. Linux Administrator

The specific duties of Linux admin can change according to the different industries, the main responsibilities are listed below

  • Install and configure systems
  • Do system maintenance
  • Creating backups
  • Monitoring systems
  • Maintain system security

Nowadays we have an option to google everything and get the answers. Even for learning Linux, there are many online courses available on the internet in order to become successful in this area, you need to be an excellent solution provider, not just a technician. For that, correct training is needed under a mentor who has in-depth knowledge in this field. DevOps Gurukul is providing the best Linux training courses in Kochi. Our vision is to become one of the best training institutes in Kochi, Kerala. In the future, we will be proving various DevOps courses too. Come and Learn Linux with us and start your successful career!

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