What are the skill set required for becoming an AWS Developer

+1 vote
What are the skill set required for becoming an AWS Developer?
Dec 19, 2018 in Career Counselling by Jino
• 5,820 points

5 answers to this question.

0 votes

The required skills for being an AWS Developer are as follows:

1. Knowledge on programming in different languages.

2. Knowledge for cloud computing.

3. Knowledge on Lambda.

4. Knowledge in Networking.

Source: LinkedIn

Hope this helps!

Get AWS certification today and become a certified developer!


answered Dec 19, 2018 by Tanuja
0 votes

Hey @Jinu, knowledge about the following topics will help you become a successful AWS Developer:

  1. Elastic BeanStalk
  2. Amazon X-Ray
  3. Serverless as Future - AWS Lambda, Amazon Cognito, Amazon API Gateway
  4. Focus on developer tools
  5. Keep learning as technology is not stagnant 
answered Feb 22, 2019 by Yesha
0 votes

Some key skills an AWS Developer should carry are listed below:

  • In-depth knowledge of at least one high-level programming language
  • Understanding of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices
  • Proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS
  • Ability to use the AWS service APIs, AWS CLI, and SDKs to write applications
  • Ability to identify key features of AWS services
  • Understanding of the AWS shared responsibility model
  • Understanding of application lifecycle management
  • Ability to use a CI/CD pipeline to deploy applications on AWS
  • Ability to use or interact with AWS services
  • Ability to apply a basic understanding of cloud-native applications to write code
  • Ability to write code using AWS security best practices (e.g., not using secret and access keys in the code, instead using IAM roles)
  • Ability to author, maintain, and debug code modules on AWS
  • Proficiency writing code for serverless applications
  • Understanding of the use of containers in the development process

answered Apr 9, 2019 by sunny
0 votes


These are the skills required for becoming an AWS developer as listed below:

  • Knowledge of Operating Systems: Learning to use the Linux operating system is essential as most organizations that work with web applications and scalable environments use Linux as their preferred Operating System.
  • Knowledge of Virtualization: Once you acquire a working knowledge of operating systems, the next thing to learn is Virtualization Technology. Virtualization plays a huge role in this.

Virtualization is a technique for the house and runs multiple operating systems (virtual machines) within a single physical machine. Each virtual machine has a specific CPU, RAM, and disk space capacities and runs its own operating system.

  • ​​Knowledge of Networking: Networking is an essential element of Amazon cloud as all operations in a cloud platform involve networking. To start with, you should at least have the understanding of how IP addresses work and comprehend what public and private networks are.
answered Jul 26, 2019 by Gitika
• 65,910 points
0 votes

This skills are required to become AWS developer

1. Cloud migration and deployment in multi-cloud environments

2. DevOps

3. Serverless architecture

4. AWS service selection

Visit AWS Training in Hyderabad to know more 

answered Jun 3, 2021 by snehalharshe
• 140 points

Related Questions In Career Counselling

+1 vote
2 answers
0 votes
3 answers
0 votes
2 answers
0 votes
2 answers

What is the job role for a Cloud Automation Engineer?

The responsibilities of a Cloud Automation engineer ...READ MORE

answered Mar 1, 2019 in Career Counselling by Rituparna
0 votes
2 answers
0 votes
2 answers
0 votes
4 answers

What are the skill required for an Azure Developer?

Hi, The skills required for an Azure Developer ...READ MORE

answered Jul 23, 2019 in Career Counselling by Gitika
• 65,910 points
+1 vote
3 answers

What are the skill sets required to bag a Job for AWS Cloud Architect?

Hi, These are the following skill set you ...READ MORE

answered Jun 24, 2019 in Career Counselling by Gitika
• 65,910 points
webinar_success Thank you for registering Join Edureka Meetup community for 100+ Free Webinars each month JOIN MEETUP GROUP