New #AWS #DevOps Engineer Certification

Today we’re announcing a new Certification for the
Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional
. As you probably know,
DevOps practices
increase IT efficiency for your business, allowing you to respond
more quickly to your customers by providing stable, secure, and
predictable IT environments. As cloud computing becomes moves in to
the mainstream, the demand for skills continues to rise as
companies are seeking to gain benefits from this practice. This
certification helps IT professionals validate their skills in the
DevOps area and allows employers to identify qualified candidates to lead
DevOps initiatives.

If you’re going to AWS re:Invent next week, you
can be among the first to take this exam! You can also take
advantage of some fun activities we have planned.

New AWS Certification for DevOps Engineers
AWS Certified
DevOps Engineer – Professional

is the next step in the path for AWS Certified Developers and SysOps
Administrators. This exam validates technical expertise in
provisioning, operating, and managing distributed application
systems on the AWS platform. It is intended to identify individuals
who are capable of implementing and managing systems which are
highly available, scalable, and self-healing on the AWS platform.

To be eligible for this exam, you must already be certified as an
AWS Certified Developer – Associate or
AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate.
You should also have several years of experience
provisioning, operating, and managing AWS environments, along with
experience developing code in at least one high-level programming
language, all topped off with experience in automation and testing via
scripting or programming. Additionally, you should understand agile and
other modern development processes and methodologies.

Beta exams will start next week at re:Invent 2014 and will run through
mid-December. You can find out more about this exam and download some
resources (an Exam Guide and a set of Sample Questions)
on the AWS Certification page.

Say Hello at re:Invent
If you are planning to attend AWS re:Invent, you can
Schedule an exam online, pass it at the show,
and be certified before you return home! You can also mingle with your peers and
meet some AWS executives at the AWS Certification Reception
on Thursday, November 13th from 5:30-7:00 PM at
Public House.


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