Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), Certificate | Part time online | edX - online learning platform | United States
4 months
297 USD/full
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Certificate in collaboration with IBMx.

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This Professional Certificate program in Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) in collaboration with IBMx helps you build the skills and knowledge required to work independently as a Site Reliability Engineer. This program from the IBM Center for Cloud Training covers operations, monitoring, troubleshooting, incident management, security and deployments on the IBM Cloud and key skills for any SRE professional. 

You will be trained on SRE principles and the tools that you can use to help organizations gain greater resiliency, availability, and reliability for their cloud-based workloads. This program can help you earn the IBM Cloud Professional Site Reliability Engineer certification, which validates your skills and can expand your career opportunities.

The first two courses provide interactive and applied learning on SRE principles, operational readiness, service health monitoring, root cause analysis, implementation and management of compute, networking and storage options, reliability and resiliency services and deployment automation.

The third course, the Capstone, includes certification exam preparation study materials and practice exercises in a virtual lab environment.

Upon completion of all three courses, you should have acquired the skills to operate services that sustain service level objectives and engineer scalable, secure, and highly reliable and resilient services in the IBM Cloud. The program will help you prepare for the IBM Cloud Professional Site Reliability Engineer v2 certification exam.

Job Outlook

  • The Site Reliability Engineer is a vital role to lead and drive changes to team processes and culture.
  • Site Reliability Engineer ranked #5 in LinkedIn’s 2020 Emerging Jobs Report, with 34% annual job growth.
  • According to Glassdoor, the national average salary for a Site Reliability Engineer is $127,718 per year in the United States.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • SRE Fundamentals and Security
  • SRE Infrastructure, Resiliency and Deployment Automation
  • SRE Capstone

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 4 months
    • 2 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

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