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We’re looking for enterprise data analysts to take our new exam, Exam DP-500: Designing and Implementing Enterprise-Scale Analytics Solutions Using Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Power BI, currently in beta. If you have subject matter expertise in designing, creating, and deploying enterprise-scale data analytics solutions, be sure to check it out.
This exam is required to earn the new the Microsoft Certified: Azure Enterprise Data Analyst Associate certification, which validates your expertise in this area and offers you the opportunity to prove your skills in taking data from various sources across the enterprise and then modeling and analyzing it to inform and support effective business decisions.
Is this the right certification for you?
Typical responsibilities for data analysts in this role include performing advanced data analytics at scale, such as cleaning and transforming data, designing and building enterprise data models, incorporating advanced analytics capabilities, integrating with IT infrastructure, and applying development lifecycle practices. These professionals collect enterprise-level requirements for data analytics solutions that include Azure and Power BI. They also advise on data governance and configuration settings for Power BI administration. Plus, they monitor data usage and optimize the performance of data analytics solutions.
Ready to prove your skills?
Take advantage of the discounted beta exam offer. The first 300 people who take Exam DP-500 (beta) on or before May 17, 2022, can get 80 percent off market price.
To receive the discount, when you register for the exam and are prompted for payment, use code DP500CARLSBAD. This is not a private access code. The seats are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. As noted, you must take the exam on or before May 17, 2022. Please note that this beta exam is not available in Russia, Turkey, Pakistan, India, or China.
Get ready to take Exam DP-500 (beta):
Review the exam page for details. The Exam DP-500 (beta) skills outline specifies the key topics covered on the exam.
Check out the recommended content for Azure data fundamentals and Microsoft Power BI data analyst.
Explore the Microsoft Learn Level up: Azure enterprise data analyst collection, which includes curated content aligned with the exam blueprint.
Stay tuned for more Microsoft Learn content and the instructor-led training course mapped to the certification.
Need other preparation ideas? Check out my blog post Just How Does One Prepare for Beta Exams?
Did you know that you can take any role-based exam online? Online delivered exams—taken from your home or office—can be less hassle, less stress, and even less worry than traveling to a test center, especially if you’re adequately prepared for what to expect. Get the details in my blog post Online proctored exams: What to expect and how to prepare.
The rescore process starts on the day an exam goes live, and final scores for beta exams are released approximately 10 days after that. For specifics on the timing of beta exam rescoring and results, read my blog post Creating high-quality exams: The path from beta to live. For more information, follow me on Twitter (@libertymunson).
Ready to get started?
Remember, the number of spots is limited to the first 300 candidates taking Exam DP-500 (beta) on or before May 17, 2022.
Coming soon: The new Azure Enterprise Data Analyst Associate certification