AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder - Specialty
Validate your ability to build, test, and publish Amazon Alexa skills.
Please note: The AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder - Specialty exam retired on March 23, 2021. Any AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder - Specialty certifications earned prior to March 23, 2021 will remain active for the standard three years from the date of issuance. All associated benefits, including digital badges, will also remain active while the certification is active. We are no longer issuing new AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder - Specialty certifications or recertifications. Explore available AWS Certifications.
The AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder - Specialty certification is intended for individuals who perform a role as an Alexa skill builder. It validates a candidate’s ability to build, test, and publish Amazon Alexa skills.
Abilities Validated by the Certification
- Explain the value of voice
- Design the user experience
- Design the architecture to build the skill
- Follow AWS and Alexa security best practices for the skill
- Develop, test, validate, and troubleshoot the skill
- Manage the skill-publishing process and work with the Alexa Developer Console
- Manage skill operations and life cycles
Recommended Knowledge and Experience
- At least 6 months of hands-on experience building Alexa skills using the Alexa Skills Kit, including skills that incorporate services from the AWS Cloud
- Proficiency with a programming language
- Published an Alexa skill