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AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional Level

Use DevOps practices to develop and maintain AWS applications.

The AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional certification demonstrates your technical expertise in provisioning, operating and managing distributed application systems on the AWS platform.

It validates the following capabilities:

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

Recommended Prerequisites

  • AWS Certified Developer – Associate (GK7385)

Recommended AWS Knowledge:

  • Two or more years’ experience provisioning, operating, and managing AWS environments
  • Experience developing code in at least one high-level programming language
  • Experience building highly automated infrastructures
  • Experience administering operating systems
  • Understanding of modern development and operations processes and methodologies

Required Training and Exam

The AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional Level exam includes multiple-choice and multiple-answer questions. You will have 170 minutes to complete it.

Required ExamRecommended TrainingExam Prep
AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional Level exam (DOP-C01)

Advanced Developing on AWS (GK4505)

DevOps Engineering on AWS (GK1979)

AWS Exam Readiness Workshop: AWS Certified DevOps Engineer- Professional (GK7386)


AWS certifications are valid for 3 years. To maintain your AWS Certified status, you are required to periodically demonstrate your continued expertise by recertifying. Recertification helps strengthen the overall value of your AWS certification and shows individuals and employers that your credential covers the latest AWS knowledge, skills, and best practices. Learn more at the AWS website.

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