The AWS Certified Big Data – Specialty certification is intended for individuals who perform complex Big Data analyses with at least two years of experience using AWS technology.
A new version of the AWS Certified Big Data – Specialty exam will be available in April 2020 with a new name, AWS Certified Data Analytics – Specialty.
Abilities Validated by the Certification
Implement core AWS Big Data services according to basic architecture best practices
Design and maintain Big Data
Leverage tools to automate data analysis
Recommended Knowledge and Experience
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
Background in defining and architecting AWS Big Data services with the ability to explain how they fit in the data life cycle of collection, ingestion, storage, processing, and visualization
Minimum five years hands-on experience in a data analytics field
Experience in designing a scalable and cost-effective architecture to process data