Does OutSystems have a certification program?

Table of contents

  1. Developer
  2. Specification
  3. Other roles
  4. Learn more and prepare

Yes. OutSystems has a program that certifies knowledge and real-world project experience. With the experience gathered from hundreds of successful OutSystems projects, we have built a unique certification program that includes Certification and Specialization exams for OutSystems professionals of different roles. Certifications and Specializations are associated with a specific version of OutSystems, so if you wish to be certified on the latest versions, you must pass the exam for that version..

Developer


There are three levels of OutSystems certifications for developers. Each involves mastering OutSystems technology, along with modern software engineering practices for developing and designing enterprise-grade Reactive and Traditional Web applications. Therefore, candidates need to demonstrate real-world project experience and pass a certification exam. The levels, descriptions, prerequisites and certification requirements are shown in this table:

  Associate Developer

$200 US

Professional Developer

$300 US

Expert Developer

$400 US

 Description

 
Develops simple Reactive (web or mobile) or traditional web applications. Fairly autonomous in addressing most development issues. Able to bridge experience with other development environments and languages. Should be supervised by a Professional Developer.
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The Professional Traditional Web Developer exam focuses on advanced development topics such as integrations, architecture and performance. Targeted for OutSystems traditional web developers that develop enterprise-grade applications. This is the second step on your journey to master traditional web development in OutSystems.

Targeted for experienced OutSystems traditional web developers that can design and architect quality solutions autonomously. This is the final step on your journey to master traditional web development in OutSystems.

 

 

 

Prerequisites

Being a new developer in OutSystems, fairly autonomous in addressing most development issues, fast learner and some practice.

 

Certified Associate Traditional Web Developer. Recommended 6 months of development experience in OutSystems. 

Certified Professional Traditional Web Developer. Recommended 12+ months of development experience in OutSystems.

 

 

Requirements

Pay the certification fee and pass the Associate Developer certification exam with a score of at least 70%.

Pay the certification fee and pass the Professional Developer certification exam with a score of at least 70%.

Pay the certification fee and pass the Expert Developer certification exam with a score of at least 70%.

 

Specifications


Specializations are smaller exams that focus on a specific area of expertise in OutSystems, related to specific roles that are vital to the process of building enterprise apps. The specialization exams can also be part of a certification journey for a role in OutSystems. The exams, descriptions, prerequisites and specialization requirements are shown in this table:

 

 

Mobile Developer Specialist

$100 US

 

Architecture Specialist

$100 US

 

Delivery Specialist

$100 US


Description

The Mobile Developer Specialization exam focuses on OutSystems mobile development specific topics. Targeted for OutSystems developers that go beyond the fundamentals and that develop native mobile apps with offline scenarios. This is an important step on your OutSystems mobile development certification journey.

 

The Architecture Specialization exam focuses on the fundamentals of OutSystems Architecture design, Targeted to developers or architects that are fairly autonomous in designing a good OutSystems Architecture, with a scalable mindset and the objective of contributing to an efficient and healthy lifecycle of applications. This is an important step on your journey to become an OutSystems Professional Developer and/or Architect.


The Delivery Specialization exam focuses on the knowledge necessary to deliver projects using the OutSystems Delivery Methodology. This is an important step for Agile Project Managers, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Business Analysts and Tech Leads to extend their delivery capabilities for OutSystems projects.

Prerequisites

 

Being a certified Associate Reactive Developer

Being a certified Associate Reactive Developer

 

Requirements.

Pay the specialization fee and pass the Mobile Developer specialization exam with a score of at least 70%..

Pay the specialization fee and pass the Architecture specialization  exam with a score of at least 70%.

Pay the specialization fee and pass the Delivery specialization exam with a score of at least 70%.
 

Other roles


There are two other certifications for different roles other than the developers, the Associate Tech Lead and the Professional Platform Ops Engineer. Role-specific certifications help teams prepare themselves to master important and specific skills that go beyond developing apps with OutSystems.

Associate Tech Lead

$200 US

 

Professional Platform Ops Engineer

$200 US

Description

The Associate Tech Lead exam focuses on skills required to lead a development team and ensure the quality of the application that is delivered. Targeted to senior developers that know what it takes to start leading development teams, with deep knowledge on architectural and development best practices, as well as experience in Agile Methodology. This is an important step on your journey to become an OutSystems Tech Lead.

The Professional Platform Ops Engineer Exam focuses on the fundamental knowledge related to managing, operating and troubleshooting the OutSystems platform. Targeted for Operations Engineers / Sysadmins that thoroughly understand the OutSystems components and services and know what it takes to manage an OutSystems Infrastructure and its environments, according to scalability and redundancy requirements.

Prerequisites

 

Being a certified Associate Reactive or Traditional Web Developer.

It is highly recommended to attend the Platform Ops Boot Camp to prepare for this certification.

Requirements.

Pay the certification fee and pass the Associate Tech Lead certification exam with a score of at least 70%.

Pay the certification fee and pass the Professional Platform Ops Engineer certification exam with a score of at least 70%..

 

 

Learn more and prepare


For more information about the certification program, go to our Certification Page, where for each certification we share the exam detail sheet along with Sample Exam for practice.