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Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate Automation and DevOps (JNCIA-DEVOPS)

This certification is designed for networking professionals with introductory-level knowledge of automation tools and best practices. The written exam for the certification verifies the candidate’s understanding of DevOps and automation concepts as they pertain to Juniper devices and solutions.


Identify concepts and general features of Junos automation and DevOps.

  • Automation tools
  • Automation frameworks
  • Automation APIs
  • DevOps culture, practices, and tools

Identify concepts and general functionality of XML, the XML API, XPath, or NETCONF.

  • XML concepts and syntax
  • XPath concepts and syntax
  • NETCONF concepts
  • XML API concepts and syntax

Identify the concepts, benefits, or operation of data serialization.

  • YAML
  • JSON

Identify the use of Ansible for automating Junos tasks.

  • Architecture and capabilities
  • Playbooks
  • Juniper Junos Ansible modules (modifying configurations, operations commands, software updates, and more)
  • Basic inventory files

Identify Python or Junos PyEZ tools for automating Junos.

  • Syntax and concepts
  • Remote Procedure Calls (RPCs)
  • PyEZ exception handling
  • Device status and configuration handling

Identify the concepts, benefits, or operation of the Junos REST API.

  • Configuring the Junos REST API
  • Using the REST API Explorer
  • Using curl to access the REST API

Exams and recommended training

Exam Details

JNCIA-DevOps exam topics are based on the content of the recommended instructor-led training course, as well as the additional resources.

  • Exam code: JN0-220
  • Administered by Pearson VUE
  • Exam length: 90 minutes
  • Exam type: 65 multiple-choice questions
  • Scoring and pass/fail status is available immediately
  • Junos Software Release: 18.1
  • Python 2.7, and 3.4+
  • Ansible 2.4
Exam Objectives

This list provides a general view of the skill set required to successfully complete the specified certification exam. The objectives are subject to change prior to the exam’s release.


The resources in this section are suggestions only. They are not requirements, nor do they guarantee a passing score on JNCP exams. Success depends on each candidate’s motivation, experience, and dedication. Candidates may find resources not listed on this page helpful as well.

Recommended Training

Introduction to Junos Automation and DevOps (IJAUT)


The JNCIA-DevOps certification is valid for three years. To view the recertification options, go to the Recertification webpage.