The pandemic has dealt a big blow to learning institutions. Many colleges and university campuses have had to set up infrastructure that can offer online education and courses. Current and prospective students are however reluctant with paying up to $40,000 a year for online education.
Forced my circumstances, some students are looking for an economical alternative that can offer value for money. Coding bootcamps are quickly gaining momentum in the current disposition, offering practical and employable skills to students. Though packed into a short period, bootcamps still offer to produce quality graduates. As a bootcamp graduate, you can apply competitively for the various positions listed below:
As a developer advocate, your role will consist of creating technical content for other developers in the team. You will also be responsible for researching new and evolving technologies in the market. Thanks to your understanding of web development languages and also frontend and backend languages, expect to provide support to clients in explaining web designs and other troubleshooting issues.
Technical Help Desk Specialist
Coding bootcamps are intentional in creating a fully baked graduate. While hard skills such as programming coding languages are critical, soft skills are also emphasized during your time at bootcamps.
If you excel at soft skills, we recommend that you consider applying as a technical help desk specialist. In this position, you will be able to help clients with their inquiries and issues. You will also be responsible for creating connections and networks with your fellow developers in the industry.
DevOps is a short form for Developer Operations Engineer. It is a position that seeks to provide solutions in both software development and IT operations. Think of yourself as a halfway house between operators and developers. The role will not ask of you to code daily but it might require you to think out of the box to provide solutions and continuous operation of the software or website.
If you consider yourself a genius with programming languages, then this is the job for you. Fullstack engineers require an in-depth knowledge of entire stacks of coding languages; from LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Python/Perl) to MEAN (MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, and Node.js). You will also require comprehensive knowledge of front- and back-end technologies.