Why you need to get Professional Cloud Architect Certification

Why you need to get Professional Cloud Architect Certification

Developing a career in technology can be a challenge. The Cyber Job Mentor understands this and attempts to mentor and guide the future and present IT, professionals. Cloud technology is transforming the IT environment at a rapid pace. There will be opportunities for IT professionals to fill roles that currently exist or will exist. Look for the certifications and training that aligns best with your career goals and learning style. The Professional Cloud Architect certification from Google can help to prepare you for careers such as cloud architect, cloud developer, cloud engineering manager, and cloud computing analyst.

An Associate Cloud Engineer deploys applications, monitors operations, and manages enterprise solutions. This individual will be able to design and plan a cloud solution architecture, manage implementations of cloud architecture, Ensure solution and operations reliability. The registration fee is $200.00. This is a relatively low cost as far as certifications are concerned. IT professionals that have gotten certs know there are many that can have price tags of $300.00 to $1000.00 or more. Google provides a free tier of cloud services that can be used to get hands-on experience using the tools. The recommended experience is 3+ years of industry experience including 1+ years designing and managing solutions using GCP. You can learn more at https://cloud.google.com/certification/cloud-architect.

The  Professional Cloud Architect is a professional level certification and requires a deeper understanding than associate-level certs. It takes practice and hands-on experience to become an expert. Use the GCP free tier to get familiar setting up a cloud solution environment. It could also be used to implement a security solution.  Certifications without practice are not worth as much. Certifications can be expensive. Strategies to reduce the cost is necessary. We all have budgets to consider and stretching our professional development dollar is critical to success in gaining new skills. Each year an IT professional will need to renew certification, seek out new training, and network. Make the most out of your professional development dollar.

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