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Linux Academy Overview

Keller, TX
51 to 200 employees
2012
Company - Private
Education Training Services
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Linux Academy is the only tool you need to develop your Linux and Cloud skills! With over 500 hours of in-depth video content on Linux, AWS, OpenStack, DevOps, Azure, and Big Data, Linux Academy can prepare you for a certification, help you get a new job, or help you get that ... Read more

Mission: Changing lives through high-quality, affordable real-world learning.

Linux Academy – Why Work With Us?


Linux Academy is a small, tight-knit team passionate about technology and helping our students succeed. We are agile and ship features and content quickly. Our team is open and collaborative, and everyone’s ideas are welcome. While we create online training, we pride ourselves in personal, direct interaction with students and sincerely care about helping them learn. We believe that success at Linux Academy is about more than only growing our membership, but also about seeing each student grow and advance—and that extends to our own team members, too. We live and breathe tech, whether at work or play, and are even known to host a company game night on occasion.

Linux Academy is the foremost online Linux and cloud training platform and community.

The Linux Academy was founded on the belief that providing high-quality, in-depth training should be available at an affordable price. We're industry leaders in quality training, provided services, and student certification passes. Our goal is to change lives by teaching Linux and cloud technology to the tens of thousands of students that learn at the Linux Academy.

Linux Academy Reviews

  • Featured Review

    "Building a future for our students and ourselves"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Keller, TX
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Keller, TX
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    I have been working at Linux Academy full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Great CEO and Management
    - Chance to build exciting new features
    - Ability to learn by working with new technologies as well as free access to our own courses and hands on labs
    - Amazing coworkers
    - Remote work

    Cons

    - Crunch times, but they're infrequent and management is invested in making them even more so

    Advice to Management

    The benefits of our new dev cycle are meaningful and myriad - let's keep at it!

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Linux Academy Photos

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Linux Academy photo of: We were able to donate over 250 hygiene kits!
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Linux Academy Interviews

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Linux Academy (Dallas, TX).

    Interview

    Applied for a remote position. After an initial screen and a technical interview with two engineers, I was invited to fly to their office for a final interview. I accepted, flew in, spent the night, had the interview the following day which consisted of being handed a laptop and asked to make some changes in a rather large codebase. I was told something like, "things are broken, fix them as you go." Okay, so I fixed a few problems, but eventually found a major one that they weren't aware of that prevented the tests from running. That took the bulk of my time but I still managed to complete the task in time. Had an engineer look over my solution, he was happy with my approach. Went home feeling pretty good, although weirded out that they weren't aware of a major issue. Two weeks later get an email that says I wasn't selected but they're happy to provide feedback. I ask for feedback and was told, "another qualified candidate hit the finish line first" so they went with him. At no point was I told the interview was time-sensitive. Very frustrating and IMO unprofessional to invite a candidate to spend two days to conduct an in-person interview and reject him for no reason at all.

    Interview Questions

    • Fix this computer and then make these changes to the code.   Answer Question
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Linux Academy Awards & Accolades

  • Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies, Inc. 5000, 2017

Pledges & Certifications

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

Pledge to Thrive

Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

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