Cloud Practitioner

The “AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner” certification is aimed at those who have the necessary knowledge and skills to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the AWS Cloud. This is independent of the specific technical roles of other AWS certifications.

Appropriate skills in the context of certification:

  • Define the AWS Cloud and the basic global infrastructure.
  • Explain the basic AWS cloud architecture principles.
  • Describe the main security and compliance aspects of the AWS platform and the common security model.

Developer – Associate

The “AWS Certified Developer Associate Exam” is designed for individuals who are in a developer role and also have at least one year of practical experience in developing and maintaining AWS-based products.

Appropriate skills in the context of certification:

  • Familiarity with the main services, their benefits and the fundamental methods for working with AWS architectures.
  • In-depth expertise in developing, deploying and securely debugging cloud-based AWS application systems.

SysOps Administrator – Associate

The examination “AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate” is issued to persons who have at least one year of practical experience in the areas of deployment, management and operation of AWS in a function as system operator.

Appropriate skills in the context of certification:

  • Deploy, manage and run scalable, highly available and fault tolerant systems in AWS.
  • The control and implementation of the data traffic of AWS.
  • Make an appropriate selection of the AWS service according to processing, data or security requirements.

Solutions Architect – Associate

The “AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate” exam is designed for individuals with a role as a solution architect who have at least one year of professional experience designing available, affordable, fault-tolerant and scalable distributed systems in AWS.

Appropriate skills in the context of certification:

  • Ability to teach the creation and deployment of secure and robust applications on AWS technologies.
  • Create and deploy secure and reliable applications with AWS technology.
  • Designing solutions according to customer requirements and the principles of architectural design.
  • Provide implementation guidance to organizations throughout the project lifecycle based on best practices.

Solutions Architect – Professional

The “AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional” certificate is aimed at people who have worked as a professional solution architect for two or more years. In the areas of operation and administration of AWS systems.

Appropriate skills in the context of certification:

  • Design and deployment of fault tolerant, highly available and dynamically scalable AWS applications
  • Design and provision of suitable AWS services on the basis of specifications.
  • The migration of mostly complex and multi-tier applications to AWS.

DevOps Engineer – Professional

The “AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional” certification is intended for individuals who, in their position as DevOps Engineer, have two or more years of experience in the provision, operation or management of AWS services.

Appropriate skills in the context of certification:

  • Implement and manage continuous deployment systems and methods on AWS.
  • Automation, implementation and a deep understanding of security controls, governance regulations and compliance validation.
  • Provision and definition of metrics, monitoring and logging systems.

Security – Specialty

The “AWS Certified Security – Specialty” certification is intended for individuals with at least two or more years of experience running and securing AWS workloads.

Appropriate skills in the context of certification:

  • A sound understanding of AWS data protection mechanisms and specialised data classifications.
  • Implementation and handling of data encryption methods and AWS mechanisms.
  • The ability to make trade-off decisions based on application requirements, taking into account cost, security and deployment complexity.

Advanced Networking – Specialty

The “AWS Certified Advanced Network Specialty” certificate is aimed at everyone involved in complex network tasks.

Appropriate skills in the context of certification:

  • Design, develop and implement cloud-based solutions.
  • Implementing AWS core services based on best practices for the base architecture
  • Design and manage a network architecture for all AWS services.
  • Use tools to automate AWS network tasks.

Big Data – Specialty

The certification “AWS Certified Big Data – Specialty” is aimed at people who have more than 2 years of technical experience in AWS and have performed complex Big Data analyses.

Appropriate skills in the context of certification:

  • Implementation of AWS Big Data core services based on best practices for the base architecture
  • Design and management of Big Data.
  • Use of tools to automate data analysis.

Machine Learning – Specialty

The “AWS Certified Machine Learning – Specialty Certificate” is aimed at people with a development or data science function. It validates a candidate’s ability to design, implement, deploy and maintain machine learning (ML) solutions to specific business problems.

Appropriate skills in the context of certification:

  • Select and justify the appropriate ML approaches for a specific business problem.
  • Identification of suitable AWS services for the implementation of ML solutions.
  • Design and implementation of scalable, cost optimized, reliable and secure ML solutions.

Alexa Skill Builder – Specialty

The “AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder – Specialty Certificate” is aimed at people who play a role as Alexa Skill Builder. It validates a candidate’s ability to build, test and publish Amazon Alexa skills.

Appropriate skills in the context of certification:

  • Design user experience.
  • Design an architecture to build the skill.
  • Develop, test, validate and debug the capability.
  • Managing the design of the developer console.
  • Management of qualification processes and life cycles.