AWS SysOps Administrator Associate Certification

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Enrollment Deadline: August 24th!

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IT LEVEL:
Intermediate

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
1+ Years

Prior Certs:
AWS Solutions Architect

EXAM LENGTH:
130 mins

AWS SysOps Associate Certification Exam Training - Frequently Asked Questions

The Amazon Web Services exam is designed for IT professionals interested in building a career in system operation. The AWS exam is a multiple choice, multiple answer exam that validates your skills and experience configuring, managing, and supporting the Amazon SysOps platform across multiple environments. 

The AWS Certified SysOps is intended for those who have one or more years of experience in deployment, management, and operations on AWS. In a systems administration role with a concentration in system operations and exposure to working on the Amazon AWS platform, you’re ready to start preparing for your AWS SysOps Associate Certification exam.

After you successfully earn your Amazon AWS SysOps Associate certification, and gain more IT field experience, you will have options to further specialize in Amazon. You’ll have options to accelerate your career potentials by earning: AWS Solution Architect Associate, AWS Solutions Architect Professional, and more.

Before taking the Amazon AWS certification exam, you should feel confident in demonstrating your knowledge to a potential employer across these 7 core areas:

  • Monitoring and Reporting 

    Create and maintain metrics and alarms utilizing AWS monitoring services, recognize performance and availability metrics, perform the steps necessary to remediate based on  availability metrics.

  • High Availability

    Implement scalability and elasticity, and differentiate highly available and resilient environments on AWS.

  • Deployment and Provisioning

    Identify and execute steps required to provision cloud resources, and remediate deployment issues.

  • Storage and Data Management

    Create data retention, and implement data protection, encryption, and capacity planning needs.

  • Security and Compliance

    Manage security policies on AWS, implement access controls when using AWS, and differentiate between the roles within the shared responsibility model. 

  • Networking

    Apply AWS networking features, implement connectivity services of AWS, and interpret relevant information for network troubleshooting.

  • Automation and Optimization

    Use AWS services to manage resource utilization. Learn to employ cost-optimization strategies for efficiency. Automate manual or repeatable process to minimize management overhead. 

The technical skills validated through the AWS SysOps Associate certification exam will help prepare you for IT career opportunities such as: 

  • Operational Support Engineer
  • Cloud Software Engineer
  •  AWS SysOps Administrator

AWS SysOps Associate teaches you to install, configure, operate, and maintain virtual systems, software, and related infrastructures. This certification gives you the hands-on experience to maintain analytics software and reports. 

CIAT Career Services team provides personalized career transition support to ensure you translate your technical training and industry certifications into viable career opportunities. Our full suite of career services support includes resume building, LinkedIn profile optimization, mock interview support, career coaching, and job placement support, and specialty workshops, to help ensure you’re positioned for success.

Typically, students enrolled in our Certificate in SysOps Associate program feel confident taking the Amazon AWS exam after 1-2 years of hands-on experience in operating, managing, and deploying AWS – based systems.

The Certificate in SysOps will validate your experience in demonstrating administration skills to perform various tasks on the AWS platform. Register for our AWS SysOps Associate certification training course.

Here’s one recommended IT certification pathways that kickoff with the AWS SysOps certification: 

Your Amazon AWS exam voucher, retake costs, and exam prep software, are included in the cost of your tuition for any CIAT Bootcamp, Certificate, or Degree programs. CIAT provides unlimited attempts at passing the Amazon AWS to ensure you start your exam calm and confident, without worrying about what will happen if you don’t pass. 

You save hundreds of dollars in out-of-pocket expenses over a DIY studying approach.

Both CIAT Mission Valley and National City campuses include secure and authorized testing center facilities, available to local San Diego students and alumni. For our online students, we work closely with you to help locate and facilitate an authorized testing center near you.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, CIAT has enabled students to take the Amazon AWS certification exam remotely from the comfort of your own home through Amazon’s new “Test Anywhere” process. Don’t put your goals on hold or push off until normalcy returns.  

Studying for the Amazon AWS certification on your own is doable, but often leaves you without the required technical skills in your background, or the necessary resources to translate your exam score into an IT career. 

Join over 2,000 students who have enrolled in CIAT accredited Certificate and Degree programs and are on their path to launching or advancing their IT careers. Our extensive, custom designed IT curriculum provides training for up to 14 industry certifications, including Amazon AWS. 

  • No exam fees
  • Hands-on training through on-campus and virtual online classes
  • Online test preparation workshops
  • Test preparation software
  • Complimentary week-long IT bootcamps
  • One-on-one support from certified instructors
  • Accredited Certificate and Degree programs to beef up your resume
  • Personalized career services support including resume building and job placement support

Register for our training course and take the first step towards becoming an AWS certified SysOps administrator.

*Students are encouraged to take certification exams while actively enrolled in the degree program. Unlimited certification exam attempts expire 90 days after graduation. The following are single attempt exams and are not eligible for a retake voucher: CEH, CASP, CISSP, DevNet & CCNP. See certification exam policy for more details.

The exam code for AWS SysOps is SOA-C01

Questions About Getting Certified?

Whether you’re just entering the workforce or trying to take your career to the next level, CIAT offers the certifications needed to prove your expertise to current and future employers. Navigating the IT certification landscape by yourself can be challenging. If you’re wondering which certification path is right for you or how to get started, we’re here to help.

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2021 BEST CYBERSECURITY PROGRAMS

CIAT has been awarded top ranking status in Intelligent.com’s Best Cybersecurity Program review, highlighted as “Best For Industry Certifications”. Evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

EC Council, the world's largest cybersecurity technical certification organization, awarded CIAT the Circle of Excellence Award two years in a row for our Certified Ethical Hacker certification training courses and career-ready curriculum.

MILITARY-FRIENDLY

We believe you deserve an education worthy of your service. CIAT welcomes military veterans, active duty service members, and spouses using the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, Veteran Readiness & Employment (VR&E), Active Duty Tuition Assistance, and MyCAA.

FULLY ACCREDITED

We have high standards and we believe you should too. CIAT has proudly earned accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

TAKE THE FIRST STEP.

Enrollment Deadline: August 24th!

Questions about whether this program is right for you? We’ll help match you with the best program to meet your career goals.

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Next Enrollment Deadline is August 24th, 2021!

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