Infrastructure Automation

Join the digital transformation that’s changing the world. Today, everything is programmable, even the network. Build your software skills to automate networks and create new cutting-edge innovations.

Infrastructure Automation at a glance

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What you’ll do

Build software applications as part of a team; design code to make networks automated, trusted, and secure.

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Sample job titles

Developer, Software Engineer, Applications Developer, Automation Engineer, Cloud Developer, Associate Site Reliability Engineer (SRE), DevOps Engineer, Test Development Engineer, and more.

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Projected job growth

28.7 million jobs by 2024.

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Who hires for this skill?

Any business or government undergoing a digital transformation.

"By 2024, the number of developers worldwide is expected to grow to 28.7 million -- an increase of 20%! This includes part-time and non-professional developers. Even traditional job roles will require software literacy."

EDC’s 2019 Global Developer Population and Demographic Study

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DevNet Associate

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Learn software development skills to integrate and automate networks.


Workshop: Model-Driven Programmability

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Learn to configure devices automatically with code in this 8-hour workshop.


Workshop: REST APIs using Webex Teams

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Experiment with REST API technology using Webex Teams collaboration platform.


Cisco Networking Academy courses are designed to prepare you for Cisco Certification and other industry recognized certification exams. Cisco Certifications are highly valued by employers globally, as they demonstrate your exceptional skills, relevant to many industries, including health care, manufacturing, retail, financial, education, and more.

Remember, discounts are available for select certification exams. Eligible students will be automatically notified by email and on their NetAcad profile page.

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Where do I take these courses?

Networking Academy courses can be taken in person at over 10,400 learning institutions around the world. Some of our courses can be taken online, right here through Click "learn more" on a course above to see which options are available.

Hear from a NetAcad graduate

Allen Chen, Virginia, USA

In high school, Allen Chen was like most students—uncertain of the right career path and a little overwhelmed by so many possibilities. So, when the opportunity to take a Cisco Networking Academy course arose his junior year, he gave it a try. Today, he considers that decision the keystone of his career.

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