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Linux Network Engineer

Set up and manage networks for servers running the Linux operating system. Use state-of-the-art tools to monitor network performance and diagnose problems. The largest companies in the world depend on Linux servers and networks, including Google, Twitter, IBM, and Amazon.

  • 6 month
  • 6hr/week
  • 271 lessons
  • 156 hours

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Mission Forecast for Linux Network Engineer

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$47 000 - $134 000
Average salary of a Linux Network Engineer - Glassdoor.com
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Best career path opportunities
for IT networking specialists - CompTIA.org
global
+18,800 jobs
Job outlook by 2030 - U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Landing Zone

Because Linux is a highly cost-effective and reliable solution for servers and networks, Linux Network Engineers work in some of the largest companies and for some of the most exciting and creative start-ups in the world. Linux Network Engineers and Administrators design, configure, and support networks and servers, define remote access protocols to ensure network security, and maintain high availability of network resources. Network administrators rank #8 in best technology jobs. In the past year over 147,000 jobs for Network Engineers were posted.

Mission Objective (Who’s Hiring Right Now)

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Linux Network Engineer

Job growth for network engineering and administration in all technologies including Linux is expected to grow 4-5% in the next ten years.

  • + Estimated 6 month
  • + 6hr/week Self-paced
  • + 271 On-Demand Lessons
  • + 156 Hours Learning Materials
  • + Certificate of completion
  • + Real-life Virtual Lab Project
  • Configure, operate, and monitor networks for Linux systems.
  • Work directly with software engineers on system development.
  • Resolve Linux network security and vulnerability issues.
  • Identify and solve network performance problems.
  • Collaborate with developers and technicians to deliver projects.
  • Install and upgrade Linux network components.

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Linux Network Engineer

Learn to administer critical network resources for Linux systems. Monitor Linux network usage and tailor parameters for optimum throughput. Implement security protocols to ensure the integrity of the network and data.

Train to work with server and database administrators to identify network capacity requirements and recommend hardware and services to support network usage. Detect and remediate security threats and attacks.

Chart Your Trajectory (271 videos 75 hours)

  • CompTIA A+ Certification
    77 videos
    • CompTIA A+ Cert, Part 01 of 13: Fundamentals
      8 videos
    • CompTIA A+ Cert, Part 02 of 13: Best Practices
      4 videos
    • CompTIA A+ Cert, Part 03 of 13: PC Components
      10 videos
    • CompTIA A+ Cert, Part 04 of 13: Windows and Environments
      6 videos
    • CompTIA A+ Cert, Part 05 of 13: Networking Technologies
      6 videos
    • CompTIA A+ Cert, Part 06 of 13: SOHO, Mobile, and Printers
      8 videos
    • CompTIA A+ Cert, Part 07 of 13: Security
      4 videos
    • CompTIA A+ Cert, Part 08 of 13: Troubleshooting
      6 videos
    • CompTIA A+ Cert, Part 09 of 13: PC Hardware
      8 videos
    • CompTIA A+ Cert, Part 10 of 13: Computer Networking
      5 videos
    • CompTIA A+ Cert, Part 11 of 13: Working with Mobile Devices
      6 videos
    • CompTIA A+ Cert, Part 12 of 13: Working with Operating Systems
      3 videos
    • CompTIA A+ Cert, Part 13 of 13: Network and PC Security
      3 videos
  • CompTIA NET+ Certification
    92 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert, Part 01 of 17: Theory and Communications
      6 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert, Part 02 of 17: Media and Hardware
      6 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert, Part 03 of 17: Implementations and Models
      4 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert, Part 04 of 17: TCP/IP Addressing and Data
      6 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert, Part 05 of 17: TCP/IP Services
      5 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert, Part 06 of 17: LAN and WAN Infrastructure
      8 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert, Part 07 of 17: Remote Networking
      3 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert, Part 08 of 17: System Security
      3 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert, Part 09 of 17: Network Security
      3 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert, Part 10 of 17: Security Threats and Attacks
      3 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert, Part 11 of 17: Network Management
      3 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert, Part 12 of 17: Network Troubleshooting
      4 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert, Part 13 of 17: Network Architecture
      7 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert, Part 14 of 17: Network Operations
      8 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert, Part 15 of 17: Network Security
      8 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert, Part 16 of 17: Troubleshooting
      9 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert, Part 17 of 17: Industry Standards and Theory
      6 videos
  • CompTIA Net+ Cert 007 Update
    31 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert 007 Update, Part 1 of 5: Network Concepts
      7 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert 007 Update, Part 2 of 5: Infrastructure
      6 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert 007 Update, Part 3 of 5: Network Operations
      6 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert 007 Update, Part 4 of 5: Network Security
      7 videos
    • CompTIA NET+ Cert 007 Update, Part 5 of 5: Network Troubleshooting
      5 videos
  • Linux OS
    27 videos
    • Linux, Part 1 of 5: Overview, Tools, and Users
      6 videos
    • Linux, Part 2 of 5: System Functions, Scripts, and Partitions
      8 videos
    • Linux, Part 3 of 5: Input/Output and Variables
      3 videos
    • Linux, Part 4 of 5: Files and Security
      6 videos
    • Linux, Part 5 of 5: VIM and Permissions
      4 videos
  • Linux Administration
    30 videos
    • Linux Administration, Part 1 of 7: Get Started
      4 videos
    • Linux Administration, Part 2 of 7: Basic Command Line
      4 videos
    • Linux Administration, Part 3 of 7: Files and Input Output
      5 videos
    • Linux Administration, Part 4 of 7: Linux Shell
      4 videos
    • Linux Administration, Part 5 of 7: Boot Process
      3 videos
    • Linux Administration, Part 6 of 7: Volumes and Users
      4 videos
    • Linux Administration, Part 7 of 7: Troubleshooting
      6 videos
  • Linux Hardening and Security
    14 videos
    • Linux Hardening and Security, Part 1 of 3: General and Physical
      3 videos
    • Linux Hardening and Security, Part 2 of 3: Network and Account
      7 videos
    • Linux Hardening and Security, Part 3 of 3: File System
      4 videos
Linux Network Engineer

Mission Control

  • Stay on course with mentor support
  • Build your portfolio with immersive Virtual Lab projects
  • See your scores and compete with others in the Dashboard
  • Measure progress in the Activity Tracking Log
  • Make the perfect landing with resume help and interview prep

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Real-life Projects in Virtual Lab

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Linux Network Engineering Project

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Imagine you have just been hired by Simco Financial Services, Inc., to join their Network Engineering team. In this initial project, you will demonstrate your ability to analyze network traffic, configure a basic network, and make an RDP/VNC connection on...

Certificate of Completion

  • Shareable Certificate upon completion
  • Real-life projects in virtual labs
  • 100% self-paced program
  • Course videos and subtitles
  • Practical graded quizzes
  • Taught by working professionals
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Earn CompTIA certifications to confirm your skills and grab employers’ attention.

Mission Success

Learn

Master the management of Linux networking to enable you to install and administer the network for Linux operations. Deliver network security that is impervious to attacks and breaches. Learn Linux network architecture, operations, and troubleshooting. Use Linux shell commands to manipulate files and I/O processes.

Average Time

On average, successful students take seven months to complete this program.

Benefits Include

  • Dashboard and Activity Tracking Log promotes competition and gamification
  • Virtual Lab projects fill your portfolio with credible experience
  • Technical mentors accelerate your progress
  • Personal career coach and services ignite your afterburners to success

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  • Financial assistance is available to fuel your rocket to success
  • Train for an exciting career journey from home at your own pace
  • Launch yourself into the stratosphere with powerful new skills
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Modern courses and learning activities in state-of-the-art technologies prepare you for your new career. An extensive video library forms the heart of the training process, supported by an automated Dashboard and Activity Tracking Log and a personal Career Advisor to help you achieve certifications and core competencies.

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Virtual Lab provides hands-on, real-world practice using your newly gained skills on projects defined by industry experts, adding practical experience to your resume. Labs, periodic Master Classes, and access to an Online Professional Community allow you to solidify your technical expertise.

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