This certification retired on July 31, 2023. You can renew it for at least six months after the retirement date by completing the free online assessment available on the certification renewal page. Read the blog post.
Candidates for this certification should have subject matter expertise implementing the configuration and coding tasks required to create and maintain the cloud and edge portions of an IoT solution.
Responsibilities for this role include deploying physical devices, configuring and maintaining them by using cloud services, and maintaining and troubleshooting the configuration throughout the device lifecycle.
Azure IoT developers are also responsible for implementing design specifications for IoT solutions, including device topology, connectivity, diagnostics and monitoring, and security. These professionals develop and deploy modules and configure device networking for the Azure IoT Edge portion of the solution. In addition to this, they implement designs for solutions to manage data pipelines, including monitoring and data transformation as they relate to IoT.
Azure IoT developers work with architects, data engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure successful business integration, including the implementation of the Azure Digital Twins service.
Candidates for this certification should have a general understanding of device types and Azure services, including data storage options, data analysis, data processing, AI, and other platform as a service (PaaS) options. They must be able to program in at least one Azure IoT software development kit–supported (SDK–supported) language.