Red Hat Certified Engineer is one of the most demanding Linux certifications. As the hiring managers prefer to hire the candidates who have validated their Linux skills with a certification, the Linux professionals are more aspired to get certified with one of the top Linux certifications.
Red Hat Certified Engineer certification is intended for the system administrators who are able to perform the role of system administrator for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) systems. The exams for RHCE certification tests the skills and knowledge of the candidate in different areas of system administration over a wide range of deployment scenarios and environments.
The Exams You Need to Pass to Become a Certified Engineer
To achieve the credential of Red Hat Certified Engineer, one needs to get the Red Hat Certified Engineer credential. To become a Red Hat Certified Engineer, the candidate requires to pass two certification exams, that are –
- Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA – EX200)
- Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE – EX300)
You should take the RHCSA exam before the RHCE exam, however, you can also take RHCE exam before the RHCSA exam. Note that you will get the Red Hat Certified Engineer certification only when you have passed both the certification exams.
The Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam validates the basic knowledge for system administration across all Red Hat products. Whereas Red Hat Certified Engineer validates the senior level skills of the candidate as system administrator.