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 have identified nine core competencies and offer eleven certifications to help advance your DevOps career and grow professionally.

Get #DevOpsCertified in one or more of these core competencies to better promote yourself to employers and colleagues.

Continuing Education Adds Value

To maintain the highest quality learning for our community, most DevOps Institute Certifications expire two years from the date of completion.

Through the Continuing Education Program, members can maintain their certifications, continue upskilling, and earn Continuing Education Units through participation in events, courses, certifications, and other verified learning opportunities.

DevOps Institute Certification Paths

Earn certifications that show your comprehension and competence with foundational practices for DevOps, SRE, DevSecOps, IT Operations, and more.

“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 sound code of practices leveraged which results in confidence that compliant and legal work is being performed.” 

Upskilling 2020: Enterprise DevOps Skills Report

Why Get Certified?

  • Demonstrate your technical knowledge
  • Develop your skill set within a key area of DevOps
  • Learn how to apply DevOps principles and practices to projects and initiatives
  • Prove your subject matter expertise
  • Enhance your professional credibility
  • Stand out from other job applicants

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

Biswajit Mohapatra

Global Delivery Leader, Cloud Migration, IBM India

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

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

Begin Your Certification Journey

DevOps Institute recognizes that today’s Humans of DevOps may learn in many different ways from different resources and experiences.

Professional Preparation

To choose a formal training course to help you prepare for your certification exam, see our list of accredited Education Partners to find classes.

Self Study

Our certifications are available to those who already possess the skills, knowledge and experience in the domain without the requirement of formal training. 

You can purchase an exam directly with DevOps Institute where we will provide you with a study guide including glossary, value added resources and sample questions to review. 

Please see our full list of FAQs about certifications and accredited Education Partner trainings.

Celebrate Your Success with Digital Badges

After successfully completing your exam, you’ll receive an e-certificate and digital badge acknowledging your achievement. Add these to your resume, signature, LinkedIn and social media accounts to get show your  employers, clients, and colleagues that you are #DevOpsCertified by @DEVOPSInst.


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