DevOps Test Engineering (DTE)®


DevOps Test Engineering (DTE)® is a freestanding certification from DevOps Institute. The purpose of this certification and its associated course is to impart, test and validate knowledge of DevOps testing vocabulary, principles, practices, automation and value. DevOps Test Engineering is intended for development, quality assurance, security and operational professionals who are engaged in end-to-end DevOps software testing from idea conception through live production operations.

Eligibility for Examination

Although there are no formal prerequisites for the exam, DevOps Institute highly recommends the following to prepare candidates for the exam leading to DevOps Test Engineering certification:

  • It is recommended that candidates complete at least 16 contact hours (instruction and labs) as part of a formal, approved training course delivered by an accredited Education Partner of DevOps Institute

Examination Administration

The DevOps Test Engineering examination is accredited, managed and administered under the strict protocols and standards of DevOps Institute.

Level of Difficulty

The DevOps Test Engineering certification uses the Bloom Taxonomy of Educational Objectives in the construction of both the content and the examination.

  • The DevOps Test Engineering exam contains Bloom 1 questions that test learners’ knowledge of DevOps test engineering concepts and vocabulary terms (see list below)
  • The exam also contains Bloom 2 questions that test learners’ comprehension of these concepts in context
  • The exam also contains Bloom 3 questions that test learners’ ability to apply these concepts in practical situations

Format of the Examination

Candidates must achieve a passing score to gain the DevOps Test Engineer certificate.

Exam Type
40 multiple choice questions
90 minutes
It is recommended that candidates complete the DevOps Test Engineering course from an accredited DevOps Institute Education Partner
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Passing Score
Online or invigilated in person
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