Cloud+ Experts Needed

CompTIA is looking for IT professionals who have practical experience working with cloud and virtualization services in an enterprise setting to be involved in an Item Development Workshop for CompTIA’s Cloud+ assessment products.

The purpose of this item development workshop is to create and review item content (questions) for CompTIA’s Cloud+ assessments.

Assistance from subject matter experts (SMEs) is crucial in providing industry relevant certifications. Potential SMEs must meet the following requirements:

  • At least 5 years of IT experience, with at least 2 years of technical hands-on experience with cloud and virtualization services in an enterprise setting.
  • Experience using and integrating cloud technologies, such as (but not limited to) AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, OpenStack, or CloudStack.
  • CompTIA Cloud+, Server+ and/or Network+ credentials or hold an equivalent industry certificate. Otherwise qualified network administrators, security administrators, IT system analysts, system administrators and IT consultants in cloud are encouraged to apply.

SMEs who attend the workshop will receive:

  • An honorarium of $200 per day (or $1,000 total for the week), pending adequate level of participation
  • 40 continuing education credits (CEUs)
  • A complimentary CompTIA testing voucher for the exam of their choice

In recognition of their contributions, all SMEs who participate in the workshop will have their names and companies (if provided) listed on the CompTIA website.

When: May 17 – 21, 2021
Where: Virtual

Only professionals currently working with cloud and virtualization services in an enterprise setting should apply. Although CompTIA appreciates interest from the training community, applications from trainers, authors, or individuals who may profit or materially benefit from knowledge of the CompTIA credential content are not eligible to participate.

If you have questions about the application process, email

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