HeleCloud & Sofia University ‘St. Kliment Ohridski’: Start of new discipline for Cloud Technologies

HeleCloud’s experts will lay the foundations of theoretical and practical knowledge of the students from three specialities, meeting the Amazon’s requirements from their certification program “Certified Solution Architect – Associate”

Leading experts and established practitioners are combining their knowledge and experience, they aim to transfer it to undergraduates and graduates from the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics (FMI), Sofia University ‘St. Kliment Ohridski’. The ‘Cloud Architectures with AWS, Automation and APIs’ discipline, will be part of the summer 2019 session’s curriculum of Master’s Degree Programme ‘Information Security in Computer Systems and Networks’, Bachelor’s Degree Programmes ‘Software Engineering’ and ‘Computer Science’.

“I have the confidence that the collaboration between HeleCloud and FMI is a positive example of a long-term partnership between business and educational institution. In 2017 together with Amazon Web Services Educate, we started the first project in Bulgaria focused on the cloud education. Now we launch a brand new discipline. ‘Cloud Architectures with AWS, Automation and APIs’ includes one of the latest technologies in the curriculum and most importantly we introduce a leading advantage to the students when applying for a job”, shares Stefan Bumov, Chief Operations Officer at HeleCloud.

Guest speakers are the certified HeleCloud’s experts and the main lecturer is Assoc. Prof. Milen Petrov, PhD, Vice-dean Academic studies – MA students, FMI.

The discipline “Cloud Architectures with AWS, Automation and APIs” builds knowledge to create architectural solutions and presents some of the most commonly used services and application-programming interfaces related to AWS. Different aspects of security and the shared responsibility model will be addressed during the semester.

At the end of the course, students will have acquired sufficient knowledge and skills to meet the requirement for Amazon’s certification exam “AWS Solution Architect – Associate”.

Sofia University ‘St. Kliment Ohridski’ is the first higher education institution in Bulgaria. It has consistently been ranked the top university in Bulgaria according to both national and international rankings.