Getting Started in Enterprise IT

Explore the field of enterprise-class IT and learn in demand skills

Overview

Behind the scenes, enterprise IT powers the applications our world has come to rely upon – everything from credit card transactions, ATMs, mobile banking, stock market trades to airline reservations and retail transactions. Fortune 100 companies are looking for talent with fundamental enterprise computing skills.

Could this be a career for you? Check out how Enterprise IT compares to other IT careers.

Get hands on, give it a try, and see…

Use the below bite sized learning path to determine if this is the field for you and get started on your journey with enterprise IT.

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Sample Job Roles

RACF Security Admin

Db2 for z/OS Systems Programmer

Mainframe Systems Programmer Apprentice

Enterprise computing learning steps

Begin your journey with IBM zSystems

Use the below bite sized learning path to determine if this is the field for you and get started on your journey with enterprise IT

Essentials

Enterprise Computing Essentials

Enterprise IT is the combination of hardware and software designed to meet greater requirements for availability, reliability, scalability, performance, and security. The types of jobs in this field include System Administrators, Application Developers, Infrastructure Specialists, Enterprise Systems Architects, Security Administrators, Database Administrators, Systems Programmers, and many more. Learn more about Enterprise Computing jobs.

Mainframes are an example of Enterprise IT systems and are high performance computers with large amounts of memory and processors that are designed to process up to 1 trillion web transactions daily with the highest levels of security and reliability.

Complete IBM Z Xplore Essentials to learn how enterprise IT is working behind the scenes so you can make secure purchases in milliseconds on your mobile device.

  • Interactive videos and quizzes
  • Hands-on experience with Python and API code
  • Get Started

Fundamentals


Concepts


Advanced

Fundamentals | Concepts | Advanced

Continue to build skills, earn badges and find your path

Start coding! You can continue your learning journey with the IBM Z Xplore learning platform levels: Fundamentals, Concepts, Advanced and more. These levels are a comprehensive learning experience available year-round to anyone who wants to further their skills in enterprise computing.

Learners will continue their journey through progressive hands-on challenges, reading materials, quizzes and forums for community collaboration. The learning platform offers skills including JCL, REXX, Python, COBOL, USS, Linux, Db2 and more as well as providing an opportunity for learners to earn two industry recognized badges.

  • Progressive Levels
  • Hands-On Skills Building
  • Industry Recognized Badges
  • Get Started

Extended

There’s more…

Challenge yourself further by taking additional educational courses and earning more badges to showcase to employers. IBM offers many different no-charge, hands-on courses that allow you to build your skills and select topics of interest that you want to learn more about.

Kickstart Your Learning Journey

Select the learning journey that best suits you

Essentials

Interactive videos and quizzes

Hands-on experience with Python and API code

IBM Z Xplore

Progressive Levels

Hands-On Skill Building

Industry Recognized Badges