AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty

Validate your technical skills and expertise with an industry-recognized credential and grow your career.

The AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty is intended for individuals who perform complex networking tasks.

Abilities Validated by the Certification

  • Design, develop, and deploy cloud-based solutions using AWS
  • Implement core AWS services according to basic architecture best practices
  • Design and maintain network architecture for all AWS services
  • Leverage tools to automate AWS networking tasks
  • We recommend candidates hold an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner or a current Associate-level certification: AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate, AWS Certified Developer - Associate or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate
  • Advanced knowledge of AWS networking concepts and technologies
  • Minimum five years hands-on experience architecting and implementing network solutions
  • Advanced networking architectures and interconnectivity options (e.g., IP VPN, MPLS/VPLS)
  • Networking technologies within the OSI model, and how they affect implementation decisions
  • Development of automation scripts and tools
  • CIDR and sub-netting (IPv4 and IPv6)
  • IPv6 transition challenges
  • Generic solutions for network security features, including WAF, IDS, IPS, DDoS protection, and Economic Denial of Service/Sustainability (EDoS)

Prepare for Your Exam

The best preparation for certification exams is practical experience. We recommend at least five years of hands-on experience architecting and implementing network solutions.
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Exam Overview

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Exam Modality
Multiple choice, multiple answer

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Exam Type
Specialty

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Exam Time
170 minutes to complete the exam

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Exam Cost
300 USD

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Exam Language
Available in English, Japanese, Korean, and Simplified Chinese