Esri Certified Enterprise System Design Associates understand concepts supporting enterprise systems integration, system performance, scalability, capacity planning, and information product design and have skills to support project implementation.
This certification is for system design professionals who have at least 5-7 years experience with enterprise and solution architecture and a minimum of 18-24 months experience working with Esri technology.
A qualified candidate for the Enterprise System Design Associate Certification is able to design simple to medium complexity solutions/systems and may be a team contributor on more complex enterprise solutions. They are familiar with GIS and Esri terminology, architecture, concepts and technology and their impact on design.
A qualified candidate should be able to:
Understand performance and scalability
Make appropriate design choices for COTS and non-customized projects
For departmental and COTS projects, a qualified candidate should be able to:
Map the business requirements to the technology
Design the conceptual architecture
Design the business architecture
Design the application architecture
Design the data architecture
Design integration and interoperability
Design the deployment architecture
Determine capacity planning and performance requirements
Understand and provide proper documentation
Build a phase/migration plan
The following list of skills measured is provided to familiarize candidates with topics covered on the exam and to help guide exam preparation. We recommend candidates review this list and assess their knowledge of each skill. Specific preparation resources are available on the Training Resources tab to assist with refreshing in areas where any knowledge gaps are found.
Given user needs, functional and non-functional requirements, conceptual architecture, and phase plan, explain how risks can be mitigated
The following training resources are available to help you prepare for your exam, but they are not required. Keep in mind, completing recommended training courses does not guarantee that you will achieve the requirements for a specific Esri Technical Certification.