Automation and DevOps, Associate (JNCIA-DevOps)

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The Automation and DevOps certification track enables you to demonstrate competency in common scripting languages and tools for automating device and network functions. JNCIA-DevOps, the associate-level certification in this track, is designed for networking professionals with introductory-level knowledge of automation tools and best practices. The written exam for the certification verifies your understanding of DevOps and automation concepts as they pertain to Juniper devices and solutions.

This track includes two certifications:

  • JNCIA-DevOps: Automation and DevOps, Associate. For details, see the sections below.
  • JNCIS-DevOps: Automation and DevOps, Specialist. For details, see JNCIS-DevOps.

Exam Preparation

We recommend the following resources to help you prepare for your exam. However, these resources aren't required, and using them doesn't guarantee you'll pass the exam.

Exam Objectives

Here’s a high-level view of the skillset required to successfully complete the JNCIA-DevOps certification exam.

Objective

Details

Junos Automation Stack and DevOps Concepts

Identify concepts and general features of Junos automation or DevOps

  • Automation tools
  • Automation frameworks
  • Automation APIs
  • DevOps culture, practices, and tools

XML/NETCONF

Identify concepts and general functionality of XML, the XML API, XPath, or NETCONF

  • XML concepts and syntax
  • XPath concepts and syntax
  • NETCONF concepts
  • XML API concepts and syntax

Data Serialization

Identify the concepts, benefits, or operation of data serialization

  • YAML
  • JSON

Python/PyEZ

Identify Python or PyEZ tools for automating Junos

  • Syntax and concepts
  • REST
  • JSNAPy
  • Jinja2
  • RPCs
  • PyEZ exception handling
  • Device status and configuration handling

Rest API

Identify the concepts, benefits, or operation of the Junos REST API

  • Configuring the Junos REST API
  • Using the REST API Explorer
  • Using curl to access the REST API

Exam Details

Exam questions are derived from the recommended training and the exam resources listed above. Pass/fail status is available immediately after taking the exam. The exam is only provided in English.

JN0-222

90 minutes

65 multiple-choice questions

  • Junos OS: 20.1
  • Python: 3.6+

Recertification

Juniper certifications are valid for three years. For more information, see Recertification.