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Looker LookML Developer

A Looker LookML Developer works with datasets and LookML and is familiar with SQL and BI tools. LookML Developers are proficient in model management, including troubleshooting existing model errors, implementing data security requirements, creating LookML objects, and maintaining LookML project health. LookML Developers design new LookML dimensions and measures and build Explores for users to answer business questions. LookML developers are skilled at quality management, from implementing version control to assessing code quality to utilizing SQL runner for data validation.

The Looker LookML Developer exam assesses your ability to:

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    Maintain and debug LookML code
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    Build user-friendly Explores
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    Design robust models
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    Define caching policies
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    Understand various datasets and associated schemas
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    Use Looker tools such as Looker IDE, SQL Runner, & LookML Validator

About this certification exam

Length: 100 minutes

Registration fee: $250

Language: English

Exam format: Multiple choice and multiple select taken remotely or in person at a test center. Locate a test center near you.

Exam Delivery Method:

a. Take the online-proctored exam from a remote location, review the online testing requirements.

b. Take the onsite-proctored exam at a testing center: locate a test center near you.

Prerequisites: None

Recommended experience: Business analysts with 5+ months of experience using Looker for report development, data visualization, and dashboard best practices.

Exam overview

Step 1: Understand what’s on the exam

The exam guide contains a complete list of topics that may be included on the exam. Review the exam guide to determine if your knowledge aligns with the topics on the exam.

See exam guide

Step 3: Schedule an exam

Register and select the option to take the exam remotely or at a nearby testing center.

Review the Exam Terms and Conditions that are presented to all candidates during the exam registration process.