Faisal Khwaja

Faisal Khwaja
Faisal Khwaja
VP Technology at QuickStart Learning, Inc.

Faisal has a decade of experience in leading IT teams in the areas of Development, Infrastructure and DevOps. He and his team helped move the organization from On-Premises to AWS Cloud platform. He played a key role in architecture of AWS Platform. With his years of development experience, he and his team made the groundbreaking workforce readiness platform (CLIPP).

June 18, 2024

Data Security: Protecting Your Digital Assets and Privacy

The creation, sharing, and storage of data has made it a prime target for cybercriminals, highlighting the critical need for robust data security and privacy measures. That's why data security is crucial to keeping personal and professional data, devices, and users safe from external threats like malware, ransomware, and phishing attempts.

How do I protect a computer network
March 22, 2024

How Do I Protect a Computer Network? 4 Cybersecurity Tips

Consistently protecting a computer network means implementing strong password policies, keeping software systems up to date, using network security tools, and pursuing continual education in cybersecurity best practices.

Information Technology vs computer science
March 15, 2024

Information Technology vs. Computer Science: What's the Difference?

Information technology (IT) focuses on the practical application and management of technology infrastructure, while computer science (CS) embraces theoretical study and the development of algorithms, software, and computing technologies.

New cloud engineering trends
October 30, 2023

Up in the Clouds: 7 New Cloud Engineering Trends on the Horizon

Developments in Kubernetes, cloud native environments, serverless computing, hybrid cloud adoption, AI/ML, multi-cloud strategies, and other fields highlight the newest trends in cloud engineering.

Do I need a degree to become a cloud engineer?
October 24, 2023

Do I Need a Degree to Become a Cloud Engineer? To Degree or Not-Degree

While you might not need a degree to become a cloud engineer, you will still need a combination of skills and hands-on experience in fields like information technology, cybersecurity, networking, programming, and cloud security to be successful in this industry.

Top cloud engineering bootcamps 2024
October 20, 2023

4 Cloud Engineering Bootcamps to Consider in 2024

Consider QuickStart’s cloud engineering bootcamp, or programs by Divergence Academy, A Cloud Guru, or The Linux Foundation, as your next step toward a cloud engineering career.

Cloud engineering skills
October 18, 2023

10 Must-Have Cloud Engineering Skills for IT (Plus 15 Additional Skills!)

Skills in virtualization, DevOps, networking, containerization, and scalability — plus soft skills like communication and problem-solving — are fundamentally important for cloud engineering professionals working in IT.

What’s the Difference between Cloud Engineers & Cloud Architects?
October 16, 2023

What’s the Difference between Cloud Engineers & Cloud Architects?

In the rapidly evolving IT industry, cloud technology stands tall as a game-changer. The growing importance of cloud services has led to a burgeoning demand for adept professionals specializing in cloud roles. 

If you're considering diving into this promising field, QuickStart’s cloud engineering bootcamp and certificate courses offer a comprehensive curriculum, alongside practical exposure, to hone your cloud technology skills.

Cloud Engineer Vs. Cloud Architect

At the heart of cloud technology are two critical roles: cloud engineer and cloud architect. Their functions may overlap, but they hold distinct responsibilities.

What is a Cloud Engineer?

A cloud engineer is integral to driving business growth

Cloud engineer job outlook and salary
October 13, 2023

What is the Job Outlook & Salary for a Cloud Engineer? A Peek into the Cloud

Cloud engineers enjoy a quickly evolving field and average nearly an $80,000 salary, potentially more if they work in in-demand fields like healthcare, IT, or federal fields.

What does a cloud engineer do?
October 11, 2023

What Does a Cloud Engineer Do Each Day? 5 Key Responsibilities of a Cloud Engineer

Cloud engineers handle responsibilities like managing cloud resources, collaborating with cross-functional teams, optimizing cloud infrastructure, and implementing critical security measures.

How to become a cloud engineer
October 09, 2023

How to Become a Cloud Engineering Professional in 5 Steps

Select your preferred cloud platform, learn cloud computing basics, build relevant skills, obtain hands-on experience, and pursue continuous learning opportunities to become a cloud engineer.

Is a cloud engineering bootcamp worth it?
October 06, 2023

Is a Cloud Engineering Bootcamp Worth It? Exploring the Value of Cloud Engineering Bootcamps

Cloud engineering bootcamps offer a range of job-focused advantages, from hands-on experience to industry-recognized certifications, that accelerate your roadmap to a rewarding cloud career.

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