Liz Burns, Global Manager for Juniper Networks certifications and Kieran Milne, one of the technical leads with the Juniper certifications team join Ethan Banks for a discussion of the upcoming changes in the Juniper certification world. There’s a LOT of great information Liz and Kieran share, so be prepared to listen through this a time or two if you’re keen on Juniper certs.
What You’ll Hear
- Let’s talk about the Juniper certification tiers moving forward.
- What’s the best way to prepare for a Juniper certification exam?
- Check out the Juniper Fast Track learning portal.
- How does real-world experience and lab work factor into a candidate’s ability to pass a Juniper exam?
- How hard is it to make the jump to JUNOS if you’re more of an IOS engineer?
- What prerequisites are in place to be allowed to take Juniper certification exams? How does this compare Cisco prerequisites?
- Where do you go to take a Juniper exam, and what is the exam like (multiple choice, etc.)?
- Liz wields the word “psychometric” with great confidence.
- If a candidate fails an exam, what is the retake policy?
- What is Juniper doing to preserve the integrity and reliability of their certifications?
- Beyond the Twitter account @JuniperCertify, what is the Juniper certification social media strategy (and why should you care)?
- How often does a Juniper certification holder need to recertify?
- Does a JNCIE have to retake the lab exam to maintain that credential?
- How is Juniper improving the benefits they extend to certification holders?
- Liz talks more about protecting the integrity of Juniper exams, including Juniper’s implementation of fraud detection for both testing centers and individuals. Don’t take a test for someone else, and don’t use braindumps. Juniper will know and take action against you.