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AWS Certified Developer (Associate)

Validate your technical skills and grow your career.

An AWS Certified Developer (Associate) exam helps anyone who holds a developer role and has at
least one year of experience handling development and maintenance of an AWS-based application.

Why Take The AWS Certified Developer (Associate) Course?

Your certification places you at the front of the line.

Passing the exam will allow you to attain an industry-recognized merit from AWS that says: you
know what you’re doing. It proves to your employer that you have the necessary skills and
knowledge to earn top dollar when you work for them.

Increase Your Salary:

  • In 2019, the average starting salary of an AWS Certified Developer – Associate was around
    $130,000.

Abilities Validated By The Certification:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture
    best practices
  • Demonstrate proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications
    using AWS

Recommended Knowledge & Experience:

  • In-depth knowledge of at least one high-level programming language
  • Understanding of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices
  • Proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS
  • Ability to use the AWS service APIs, AWS CLI, and SDKs to write applications
  • Ability to identify key features of AWS services
  • Understanding of the AWS shared responsibility model
  • Understanding of application lifecycle management
  • Ability to use a CI/CD pipeline to deploy applications on AWS
  • Ability to use or interact with AWS services
  • Ability to apply a basic understanding of cloud-native applications to write code
  • Ability to write code using AWS security best practices (e.g., not using secret and access
    keys in the code, instead using IAM roles)
  • Ability to author, maintain, and debug code modules on AWS
  • Proficiency writing code for serverless applications
  • Understanding of the use of containers in the development process

Scoring:

Domain 1: Deployment 22%
Domain 2: Security 26%
Domain 3: Development with AWS Services 30%
Domain 4: Refactoring 10%
Domain 5: Monitoring and Troubleshooting 12%

Exam Topics:

AWS Certified Developer – Associate (DVA-C01)

Domain 1: Deployment

1.1 Deploy written code in AWS using existing CI/CD pipelines, processes, and patterns
1.2 Deploy applications using Elastic Beanstalk
1.3 Prepare the application deployment package to be deployed to AWS
1.4 Deploy serverless applications

Domain 2: Security

2.1 Make authenticated calls to AWS services
2.2 Implement encryption using AWS services
2.3 Implement application authentication, and authorization

Domain 3: Development with AWS Services

3.1 Write code for serverless applications
3.2 Translate functional requirements into application design
3.3 Implement application design into application code
3.4 Write code that interacts with AWS services by using APIs, SDKs, and AWS CLI

Domain 4: Refactoring

4.1 Optimize application to best use AWS services and features
4.2 Migrate existing application code to run on AWS

Domain 5: Monitoring and Troubleshooting

5.1 Write code that can be monitored
5.2 Perform root cause analysis on faults found in testing or production within the shared
responsibility model

Prepare for your exam:

The best way to prepare is with first-hand experience. Taking advantage of the opportunities that
Phoenix TS provides will assist you with gathering all the knowledge and skills you’ll need for
certification.

Phoenix TS AWS Certified Developer – Learning Pathways

 

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  • Developing on AWS Training

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  • Advanced Developing on AWS

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