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Kickstart Your Career in Cloud


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2 Weeks


Cohort-based Course

Break into a high-growth, high-paying career as an AWS/Azure Solutions Architect and master the skills you need to land your dream job.

Hosted by

Donovan Brady and Lindsay Syhakhom

Senior Executive and Solutions Architects at a Top AWS and Azure Consulting Firm

Course overview

Break into a High-Growth Career as an AWS/Azure Solutions Architect

Get expert instruction, one-on-one coaching, and live workshops to go beyond the technical junior sklls and get a seat at the table in strategic cloud conversations.

Who is this course for


Career-changers who want to break into the highest-paying career in tech


Tech Support/Systems Engineers who want to climb the cloud career ladder and influence IT strategy


Anyone with AWS/Azure Certifications who wants to land their first Solutions Architect job

Launch your career in the hottest field in tech

Earn More Money

The average Solutions Architect makes $150K+/yr. Learn how your course instructors nearly doubled their salaries within 2 years by becoming Solutions Architects.

Enter a $600B Industry

Worldwide user spending on cloud is forecasted to reach $600 billion in 2023. 95% of businesses are on the cloud. This is the future of IT and the highest growth tech field.

Gain In-Demand Skills

Every single "Top 10 Most In-Demand Jobs" list includes Cloud Architect -- and every CTO you talk to is hiring one. The world needs more people with Solutions Architecture skills!

Stand Out from the Crowd

Think software is the hottest tech career path? Think again. Plus, since fewer people choose to go into infrastructure, there's less competition for jobs. Come find out why one of your intructors switched from software engineering to cloud.

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Why take the Solutions Architect Bootcamp?

Why take the Solutions Architect Bootcamp?

Not just another cloud certification course

The Solutions Architect role is about so much more than passing a certification exam. You'll learn the consulting skills that employers actually look for -- and how to pass interviews to get the job you want.

Interactive, project-based learning

In live, small-group workshops, you'll practice Solutions Architect skills and apply what you learn with other soon-to-be Architects.

Expert instruction

We're not just great Solutions Architects, we've also conducted many, many workshops and know what it takes to lead a transformative learning experience.

Course syllabus


Leading Cloud Projects

  • How to build trust with senior technologists and executives
  • Engaging roleplay exercises to practice technical scoping, education, selling, and strategic planning skills
  • How to overcome common roadblocks in cloud projects and look like a hero


Designing Cloud Architectures

  • Deconstruct common architecture patterns and the Well-Architected Framework
  • Develop practical skills including diagraming, cost analyses, migration strategies, and many more
  • Break down cloud operations best practices


Getting Your First Job as an SA

  • Kick ass at your interviews
  • Prepare your resume
  • Talk with real-life Solutions Architects at AWS, Microsoft, and other consulting firms

Course Layout

10-12 hours per week
  • 9 Interactive Sessions

    Live, interactive workshops and labs with your instructors and a cohort of up to 15 peers. Organized with exercises, role-playing, and breakout sessions so you never get bored.

  • Weekly Projects

    2-4 hours per week

    Homework that you complete between sessions takes an average of <5 hours per week, depending on experience level.

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This is not another basic technical how-to-cloud course. We will teach you how to think and talk like a Solutions Architect in real-life situations and prepare you for the actual job.

Meet your instructors

Donovan Brady

Donovan Brady

Senior Executive at a Cloud Consulting Company & AWS/Azure Solutions Architect | Former Software Engineer | Community Organizer

Donovan is the Head of Solutions Architecture at a top global consulting company, where he runs a team of both AWS and Azure Solutions Architects. He's a cloud industry thought-leader and regularly speaks at major IT conferences, including AWS re:Invent, Microsoft Ignite, Angelbeat, and more. He graduated from Wesleyan University with a degree in Computer Science and Economics.

Lindsay Syhakhom

Lindsay Syhakhom

AWS and Azure Certified Solutions Architect | Former Tech Writer and Product Manager

Lindsay is an AWS and Azure Solutions Architect at a top global consulting company, where she led technical strategy on hundreds of cloud migration and optimization projects. After a decade of experience in technical product marketing, Lindsay changed careers and is passionate about bringing new people into the cloud industry. She holds several AWS and Azure certifications and graduated from Johns Hopkins University.

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