SOACP Certifications

SOA Certified Professional (SOACP) certifications are formal accreditations that prove proficiency in specific areas of services-based technology, computing and architecture. To obtain a certification, candidates are required to pass one or more exams. Some fundamental exams provide credit toward multiple certifications tracks.

A Certified SOA Professional has completed one specialized certification, multiple specialized certifications, or has met minimum SOACP qualifications by demonstrating proficiency in fundamental service technology, microservices and service-oriented architecture, plus one additional area.

A Certified SOA Analyst has demonstrated proficiency in the modeling of service APIs, microservice APIs, service compositions and the definition of service portfolio blueprints, through the mastery of service modeling processes, business service definition practices and related patterns and principles.

A Certified SOA Architect has demonstrated proficiency in the technology architecture models and mechanics of service and service composition implementations, through the mastery of patterns, principles, practices and industry-standard technologies required to engineer modern-day services-based solutions.

A Certified Microservice Architect has demonstrated proficiency in the technology architecture models and mechanics of microservice implementations and containerization environments, through the mastery of patterns, practices and industry-standard technologies required to engineer contemporary microservices.

A Certified Service Technology Consultant has demonstrated proficiency in a range of technical proficiencies relevant to the technology and architecture of services, microservices and SOA so as to provide leadership, guidance and comprehensive advisory services for project teams.

A Certified Service API Specialist  has demonstrated proficiency with the design of service APIs, associated coupling types and both binary and non-binary protocols, as well as the management of service APIs and associated monetization and versioning requirements. A Certified Service API Specialist can also be referred to as a Certified Service API Design & Management Specialist.

A Certified Service Governance Specialist has demonstrated proficiency in project delivery methodologies and the definition and evolution of service governance frameworks, precepts and processes in support of organizational and technological service governance requirements.

A Certified Service Security Specialist has comprehensive knowledge of common threats and vulnerabilities associated with services-based solutions and modern service technologies, and has demonstrated proficiency in establishing security extensions for contemporary service-oriented architectures through the mastery of security patterns, practices, and industry technologies.

An Arcitura Certified Trainer qualified to teach SOACP courses has typically completed at least one specialized SOACP certification with honors, has demonstrated communication abilities, and has relevant project experience.

Benefits of Certification

A certification is a formal documentation of accomplishments that proves that a candidate has demonstrated theoretical knowledge and practical “know how” in a particular field. The attainment of an Arcitura SOACP certification brings with it several benefits that allow successful candidates to:
–  Become Proficient with Vendor-Neutral, Real-World Service Technology and Service-Oriented Architecture
–  Master the Mature and Proven Fields of Practice within the Service, Microservice and SOA Industries
–  Become an Accredited IT Professional with Contemporary Skills and Proficiency in Modern-Day Technologies and Practices
–  Join the AITCP Community

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