DevOps Institute Certifications

Find your path and get certified to jump start your DevOps career today.

Why Get Certified?

Get on the fast track to in-demand jobs in technology, retail, finance, energy, and more.


Demonstrate your technical knowledge


Develop your skill set within a key area of DevOps


Learn how to apply DevOps principles and practices 


Prove your subject matter expertise


Enhance your professional credibility


Stand out from other job applicants

Advance your Career with DevOps Institute Certifications

Now more than ever, organizations need DevOps professionals with validated skills and knowledge to support their digital transformation. At DevOps Institute, we offer recognized certifications across several core DevOps competencies to help advance your DevOps career and grow professionally.


DevOps Engineer is one of the most in-demand tech jobs on LinkedIn*


DevOps is one of top paid functions in North America**


How much the DevOps Market will grow by 2030 (expected to increase by $30 M)***

Knowledge of good DevOps engineering practices, crystalized through DevOps Institute certifications, is critical to mastering the complexity for the benefits of my stakeholders. Formal recognition by way of certification for the DevOps specialties is also a valuable addition to my resume.

– Marc Hornbeek

CEO and Principal Consultant, Engineering DevOps Consulting

DevOps Institute provides a simple yet, effective learning framework that really explains the concept of DevOps: from beginner and high-level perspectives, up to the advanced and deep-dive/specialization level.

–Makee Manzano

IT Salesforce & Mobile Test Automation Manager, Proctor & Gamble

By bagging a DevOps certification, I can offer my organisation loads of measurable benefits. When considering a job or career, work relationships, productivity, job satisfaction, and creative potential count as the most important factors that will guide my choices. I would recommend DevOps Institute certifications to my other colleagues.

– Siah Yang Kwang

Multimedia & Web Designer, FLP-YOMIKO Singapore Pte Ltd

DevOps Institute provides great learning and networking opportunities that help you to improve your career and create value for the system. SRE Foundation certification helped me to make clarity in my understanding of SRE.

– Sreekanth Vettikattu Mana Krishnan Namboodiri

Specialist - Learning, Infosys Limited

The certification validates my skills, knowledge, and experience and provides me the necessary tools and guidance on how to take this knowledge forward in the rapidly changing world.

– Dheeraj Nayal

DevOps Institute

The courseware from DevOps Institute is rightly poised to help the community.

– Biswajit Mohapatra

Global Delivery Leader, Cloud Migration, IBM India

DevOps Institute Certifications

Get DevOps Institute certified to validate your knowledge and understanding of various DevOps skills and practices in-demand today and advance your career.

DevOps Foundation

Develop and deliver high-quality software solutions and value to customers faster.
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DevOps Engineering Foundation

Introduce processes, tools, and methodologies to engineer a successful DevOps solution.
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Observability Foundation

Learn the range of best practices for building full-stack observability.
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Site Reliability Engineering Foundation

Improve service reliability and system resiliency with automation and observability.
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Site Reliability Engineering Practitioner

Engineer reliable, secure application environments and software systems.
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DevSecOps Foundation

Integrate and prioritize security and compliance measures into everyday workflows.
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DevSecOps Practitioner

Advance to a more comprehensive understanding of DevSecOps practices and tools.
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DevOps Leader

Inspire your team through a DevOps evolution with transformational leadership and innovative thinking.
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Certified Agile Service Manager

Adopt agile culture and processes to increase customer value and deliver greater business performance.
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Continuous Testing Foundation

Evaluate software quality at all stages of the development pipeline to minimize customer impact.
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Value Stream Management Foundation

Optimize value flow and realization to customers for higher organizational performance.
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“An IT person attaining certifications allows the individual to seek promotion, improves the respect by peers and customers, increases the awareness of knowledge, skills and shortcomings and improves self-confidence. Additionally, certifications are ensuring that there is a sound code of practices leveraged which results in confidence that compliant and legal work is being performed.”

DevOps Institute Certification Pathways

Earn a credential that can lead to jobs in high growth fields

DevOps Leader

DevOps leaders sponsor, educate, motivate and monitor their DevOps teams.

IT Operations Professional

IT operations professionals support software reliability, automation, and faster delivery cycles.

SRE Leader

SRE leaders sponsor, educate, motivate and
monitor their SRE teams.


Developers design, implement, package, test and deploy software.

DevOps Engineer

DevOps engineers automate processes and collaborate with others.

Site Reliability Engineer

SREs use engineering practices to assure service reliability at scale.

DevOps Tester

Testers plan, create, execute, report and
analyze software tests.

Security Engineer

Security engineers collaborate to inform
security practices.

DevOps Consultant

DevOps consultants advise DevOps and SRE strategies and practices.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there formal training available to help me prepare for the certification exam?

DevOps Institute has a global network of Authorized Partners that provide formal training to help you prepare for your certification exam. To find a DevOps Institute Authorized Partner in your region, click here. For a calendar of scheduled courses being delivered by Authorized Partners, click here.

Can I take the certification exam without the course?

While DevOps Institute encourages formal training as the best learning experience, we also recognize that humans learn in different ways from different resources and experiences.  For anyone who feels prepared to demonstrate their knowledge and take the next step in their professional career, you can purchase an exam on the website here.

I took a course through one of your Authorized Partners. How do I arrange for the exam?

Please refer back to your DevOps Institute Authorized Partner to arrange an exam.

Can I purchase manuals?

Please contact your DevOps Institute Authorized Partner for assistance.


Which certifications can I receive a digital badge for?

DevOps Institute offers digital badges for all of our accredited certifications.


I just passed my exam. How soon will I receive my certificate and digital badge?

You will receive your certificate and digital badge by email with your confirmed exam results shortly after completing the exam.



What if I need to re-sit the exam?

If you have not passed the examination the first time, please contact your provider where the exam voucher was initially procured for assistance.  Additional fees may apply to purchase another exam voucher.



I received my DevOps Institute digital badge with my certification. How do I add my digital badge to my LinkedIn profile?

Go to your LinkedIn profile, select ‘Add Profile Section’, under Recommended select ‘Add licenses & certifications’, and manually enter in your certification information.



Am I able to download the badge image so that I can use it on my own resume or personal website?

Yes!  Successful candidates will receive their digital badge and certificate by email with their exam results.  You can insert the digital badge in your resume or personal website.