AWS Professional DevOps Engineer Details

Certification Industry: Cloud

Certificate Name: AWS Professional DevOps Engineer

Certificate Issuing Authority: Amazon Web Services(AWS)

Certification Price: 300 USD

Certificate Validity: 3 years

Once you have attained the AWS Associate certificate, IT specialists should consider the Professional level as the next step. The average salary of an AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional is  117,000$USD. Depending on one's additional experience and performance it can rise upto 144,000$USD.

This certificate validates your technical skills and expertise with an industry-recognized credential and grow your career.

Candidates should have experience:

  1. Designing and deploying dynamically scalable and reliable applications on AWS
  2. An ability to migrate complex multi-tier applications on AWS

The AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional exam is intended for individuals who performs a DevOps engineer role with two or more years experience provisioning, operating, and managing AWS environments. The certification validates your ability to:

  1. Implement and manage continuous delivery systems and methodologies on AWS
  2. Implement and automate security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation
  3. Define and deploy monitoring, metrics, and logging systems on AWS
  4. Implement systems that are highly available, scalable, and self-healing on the AWS platform
  5. Design, manage, and maintain tools to automate operational processes

Recommended Knowledge:

  1. Experience developing code in at least one high-level programming language
  2. Experience building highly automated infrastructures
  3. Experience administering operating systems
  4. Understanding of modern development and operations processes and methodologies

AWS Professional DevOps Engineer Exam Details:

To register for an exam, sign in to aws.training and click Certification in the top navigation. Next, click the AWS Certification Account button, followed by Schedule New Exam. Find the exam you wish to take and click either the Schedule at PSI or Schedule at Pearson VUE button. You will then be redirected to the test delivery provider’s scheduling page, where you will complete your exam registration.

Exam Overview

Exam Format - Multiple-choice, multiple-answer

Exam Time - 170 minutes

Exam Language - Available in English, Japanese, Korean, and Simplified Chinese"

Passing Criteria - AWS Certification passing scores are set by using statistical analysis and are subject to change. AWS does not publish exam passing scores because exam questions and passing scores are updated to reflect changes in test forms as the content is updated.

For recertification, you can take the current Professional-level exam for the certification you already have. For example, if you are an AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional, you can retake the current AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional exam to recertify. 

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