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AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional

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 Exam and Recommended Training

Required ExamsRecommended TrainingExam Prep
AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional - Exam (DOP-C01)

DevOps Engineering on AWS (GK1979)

Advanced Developing on AWS (GK4505)

Exam Readiness: AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional (GK7386)

Follow-on Course

  • Advanced Developing on AWS


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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