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Microsoft Certified: Azure IoT Developer Specialty

Certification details

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.

Important

The English language version of this certification was updated on July 28, 2022. Visit the Exam AZ-220 page to download the study guide.

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Microsoft Azure IoT Developer

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Microsoft Certified: Azure IoT Developer Specialty

Skills measured

  • • This list contains the skills measured on the exam associated with this certification. For more detailed information, visit the exam details page and download the **study guide**.
  • Set up the Azure IoT Hub solution infrastructure
  • Provision and manage devices
  • Implement IoT Edge
  • Implement business integration
  • Process and manage data
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize IoT solutions
  • Implement security

Job role: Developer

Required exams: AZ-220

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  • AZ-220: Microsoft Azure IoT Developer

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    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: set up the Azure IoT Hub solution infrastructure; provision and manage devices; implement IoT Edge; process and manage data; monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize IoT solutions; and implement security.

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    All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so you'll be ready for any question on the exam.

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** Complete this exam before the retirement date to ensure it is applied toward your certification. After the retirement date, please refer to the related certification for exam requirements.

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