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Cisco Network Programmability Engineer Specialist

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Secrets of the Network Programmability certifications revealed. (9:39 min)

The Cisco Network Programmability Engineer Specialist is for engineers who deploy network applications into a programmable environment and make them operational. Key skills covered with this certification include implementing and troubleshooting an open network infrastructure designed by the network designers and architects. Unlike other SDN training, candidates who successfully complete this certification will understand a practice deploying, installing, and troubleshooting network infrastructures and applications.

Prerequisites

Any CCNP Certification

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
600-504 NPENG Implementing Cisco Network Programmability (NPENG)
600-512 NPENGACI* Implementing Cisco Network Programmability for Cisco ACI (NPENGACI)

* Exam and course will be available CY'Q3

The best way to prepare for the certification is to take the Cisco-approved training:

Implementing Cisco Network Programmability

This course will provide you the ability to deploy network applications into an open programmable network environment and ensure that they work successfully. The course will also provide the ability to implement and troubleshooting an open network infrastructure designed by the network designers and architects. Engineers after attending this class will be able to deploy, install, and troubleshoot network infrastructures and applications.
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To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exam(s):

600-504 NPENG

The 600-504 NPENG Cisco Network Programmability Engineer Designing exam is associated with the Cisco Network Programmability Engineer Specialist certification. This exam tests the ability of network engineers to deploy network applications in the programmable environment and make sure that they work. The exam also tests the ability to implement an open network infrastructure designed by network designers and architects. Successful candidates will demonstrate that they can deploy, install, and troubleshoot network infrastructures and applications.

600-512 NPENGACI

Exam will be available CY'Q3

Cisco Specialist certifications are valid for two years. To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date:

  • Pass the current required exam(s), or
  • Pass a current CCIE written exam, or
  • Pass the current CCDE written exam, or current CCDE Practical Exam

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