New exams go live on February 24, 2020
Achieving Cisco Certified DevNet Associate certification proves your skills in developing and maintaining applications built on Cisco platforms. To earn DevNet Associate certification, you pass one exam that covers the fundamentals of software development and design for Cisco platforms.
A first-of-its-kind at Cisco, the DevNet certification program validates the skills of software developers, DevOps engineers, automation specialists, and other software professionals. The program certifies key emerging technical skills for a new kind of IT professional, empowering organizations to embrace the potential of applications, automation, and infrastructure for the network, IoT, DevOps, and Cloud.
The certification requires one exam that tests your knowledge of software development and design, including:
- Understanding and using APIs
- Cisco platforms and development
- Application development and security
- Infrastructure and automation
There are no formal prerequisites for DevNet Associate certification, but you should have a good understanding of the exam topics before taking the exam.
Ideally, DevNet Associates candidates also have one or more years of experience with software development including Python programming.
Recommended training for this certification
DevNet Associate certification is valid for three years.