Microsoft Certified: Azure IoT Developer Specialty
Develop cloud and edge components for an Azure IoT solution.
An Azure IoT Developer works with data engineers and other stakeholders to ensure successful business integration. Candidates for this certification should have subject matter expertise developing cloud and edge components of an Azure IoT solution.
Responsibilities include managing the device lifecycle - set up, configuration, and maintenance, using cloud services, and other tools. You will implement designs for Azure IoT solutions including device topology, connectivity, debugging, and security, as well as manage, monitor, and transform IoT-related data pipelines.
You should have experience implementing the Azure services that form an IoT solution, including data storage options, data analysis, data processing, and platform-as-a-service options. This role should also be able to recognize Azure IoT service configuration settings within the code portion of an IoT solution and perform specific IoT coding tasks in at least one Azure-supported language, including C#, Node, C, or Python.
Earning this certification will validate you are able to:
- Implement the IoT solution infrastructure
- Provision and manage devices
- Implement Edge
- Process and manage data
- Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize IoT solutions
- Implement security
AZ-220: Microsoft Azure IoT Developer
Microsoft provides two re-certification options for those who want to demonstrate continuous competence in these areas. You can demonstrate that you're staying current in the technology by either taking a re-certification exam or stay-current course within two years of earning your certification. As soon as you pass either the course or the exam, the expiration date on your certification will be extended two years from that date. For more information, please check out the FAQ on Microsoft's Certification Exam Policies page.