Did Earning 12 AWS Certifications Really Boost My Career?

Unpacking the impact of passing all 12 AWS certifications on my career growth and earnings potential

Usman Aslam

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By Usman Aslam (Principal AWS Solutions Architect)

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Hello, fellow tech enthusiasts! Get ready to dive into the exhilarating universe of AWS certifications with me.

Picture this: within a mere year, I achieved the incredible feat of acquiring all 12 AWS certifications.

In this article, I’ll take you on a thrilling ride, unveiling the highs, the lows, and the unexpected turns in my journey.

You’re about to witness firsthand the significant changes these certifications brought to my career and income.

So, gear up for an exciting adventure that promises not only inspiration but also valuable insights into the real-world impact of mastering all 12 AWS certifications.

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The Significance of AWS Certifications

Before we delve into my journey, let’s quickly recap the importance of AWS certifications.

AWS offers a wide array of certifications, each attesting to your expertise in various facets of cloud computing.

These certifications are like keys to unlocking career opportunities in the tech industry.

The Start of My AWS Certification Journey

My journey commenced with the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner and AWS Certified Solutions Architect — Associate certifications.

These served as my foundation, instilling the core knowledge and skills I needed.

Starting with these fundamental certifications is crucial for a strong start.

Specializing in AWS: Pursuing Advanced Certifications

As I delved deeper into the AWS universe, I realized the value of specialization.

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Usman Aslam

Ex-Amazonian, Sr. Solutions Architect at AWS, 12x AWS Certified. ❤️ Tech, Cloud, Programming, Data Science, AI/ML, Software Development, and DevOps. Join me 🤝