Professional Cloud Developer
A Professional Cloud Developer builds scalable
and highly available applications using Google recommended practices
and tools that leverage fully managed services. This individual has experience
with next generation databases, runtime environments and developer tools. They
also have proficiency with at least one general purpose programming language and
are skilled with using Stackdriver to produce meaningful metrics and logs to debug
and trace code.
The Professional Cloud Developer exam assesses
your ability to:
Design highly scalable, available, and reliable cloud-native applications
Build and test applications
Integrate Google Cloud Platform services
Manage application performance monitoring
About this certification exam
This exam objectively measures an individual’s ability to demonstrate the critical
job skills for the role. To earn this certification you must pass the
Professional Cloud Developer exam. The format is
multiple choice and multiple select. The exam has no prerequisites. This exam must
be taken in-person at one of our testing center locations.
Locate a test center near you.
Length: 2 hours
Registration fee: $200 USD
Language: English, Japanese
Path to Success
Review the exam guide
View an outline of the topics
that may appear on the exam and you are expected to know in order to demonstrate
proficiency. Some of the questions on the exam may refer you to a case study that
describes a fictitious business and solution concept. Review the
study that may appear on your exam.
Take the training courses
Choose from on-demand or instructor led training:
Practice with Qwiklabs
Get hands-on practice working with Google Cloud technologies. Learn at your own
pace with a series of labs that are available on-demand. Start with the
Cloud Engineering quest followed by the
Cloud Development quest.
Choose from one of these advanced quests to refresh your knowledge of developing
Review core technology with these quests:
Visit the documentation page with overviews and in-depth
discussions on the concepts and critical components of GCP.
Draw on your own experience
We can’t stress enough the value of your own work experience. Use the provided
resources along with your work experience to prepare for this exam.
Assess your knowledge
Familiarize yourself with the type of questions that will be on the exam.
Check your readiness
to take this exam.
Schedule your exam
Register and find a location