What is the Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification?
Azure solutions architects advise stakeholders and translates business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions. This expert-level, role-based certification will validate your mastery of the skills needed to design solutions that run on Azure, as well as your expertise in compute, storage and security.
Who should take the Azure Solutions Architect Expert exam?
Candidates for this certification need to have advanced experience and knowledge across various aspects of IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data management, budgeting, and governance. This role requires management of how decisions in each area affect an overall solution. Candidates must be proficient in Azure administration, Azure development, and DevOps, and have expert-level skills in at least one of those domains.
Microsoft cloud technology professionals that have completed any of the following certifications are candidates for the Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification:
- MCSA: Windows Server 2016
- MCSA: Cloud Platform
- MCSA: Linux on Azure
- MCSA: Windows Server 2012
- MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure