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Service Provider Routing and Switching Certification Track

The Juniper Networks Certification Program (JNCP) Service Provider Routing and Switching track allows participants to demonstrate competence with Juniper Networks technology. Successful candidates demonstrate thorough understanding of networking technology in general and Juniper Networks service provider routing and switching platforms.

Service Provider Routing and Switching Certification Track

Certification CredentialPrerequisite Certification

Juniper Networks Certified Associate Junos (JNCIA-Junos)

None. This is the entry-level credential for the Junos Tracks.

Juniper Networks Certified Specialist (JNCIS-SP)

JNCIA-Junos

Juniper Networks Certified Professional (JNCIP-SP)

JNCIS-SP

Juniper Networks Certified Expert (JNCIE-SP)

JNCIP-SP


Test LevelExam InformationDescription

Service Provider Routing and Switching, Specialist
(JNCIS-SP)

Exam Registration

Practice Test on Junos Genius

Designed for experienced networking professionals with beginner to intermediate knowledge of routing and switching implementations in Junos, this written exam verifies the candidate’s basic understanding of routing and switching technologies and related platform configuration and troubleshooting skills.

JNCIS-SP exam topics are based on the content of the recommended instructor-led training courses, as well as the additional resources.

The JNCIS-SP certification is valid for three years. To view the recertification options, go to the Recertification webpage.

Detailed Exam Objectives include:

  • Protocol-Independent Routing
  • Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Intermediate System to Intermediate System (IS-IS)
  • Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  • Layer 2 Bridging and VLANs
  • Spanning-Tree Protocols
  • Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
  • IPv6
  • Tunnels
  • High Availability

Test LevelExam InformationDescription

Juniper Networks Certified Internet Professional
(JNCIP-SP)

Exam Registration

Practice Test on Junos Genius

Designed for experienced networking professionals with advanced knowledge of the Juniper Networks Junos OS, this written exam verifies the candidate’s understanding of advanced routing technologies and related platform configuration and troubleshooting skills.

JNCIP-SP exam topics are based on the content of the recommended instructor-led training courses, as well as the additional resources.

JNCIP-SP certification is valid for three years. To view the recertification options, go to the Recertification webpage.

Detailed Exam Objectives include:

  • OSPF
  • IS-IS
  • BGP
  • Class of Service (CoS)
  • IP Multicast
  • MPLS
  • Layer 3 VPNs
  • Layer 2 VPNs

Test Level Exam InformationDescription

Juniper Networks Certified Internet Expert
(JNCIE-SP)

Exam Registration

  • Exam code: JPR-960
  • Lab Exam (Hands-on Lab)
  • Held at selected Juniper Networks testing centers
  • Exam length: 8 hours
  • Prerequisite certification: JNCIP-SP.
  • Junos Software Release: 12.3
  • Recommended Training: Above plus additional training as individually required.
  • Bootcamp:
  • Additional Resources:

At the pinnacle of the Service Provider Routing and Switching certification track is the 1-day JNCIE-SP Lab Exam. This exam is designed to validate the networking professionals’ ability to implement, troubleshoot and maintain Juniper Networks service provider networks. The 8-hour format of this exam requires that candidates build a service provider network consisting of multiple MX series routers. Successful candidates will perform system configuration on all devices, implement various protocols, policies and VPNs, HA capabilities, and Class of Services.

The JNCIE-SP is valid for three years. To view the recertification options, go to the Recertification webpage.

Exam topics may include:

  • Device Infrastructure
  • IGP
  • MPLS
  • BGP
  • VPNs
  • Multicast
  • CoS