Talend certification exams measure candidates’ skills to ensure that they have the knowledge to successfully implement quality projects. Preparation is critical to passing. In addition to taking recommended courses, we expect familiarity with public documentation, and recommend six months on-the-job experience with the product.

This certification exam covers Talend Cloud administration and migration from Talend On-Premises products to Talend Cloud.

Topics include, but are not limited to, Talend Cloud architecture and applications, user management in Talend Cloud, deployment and scheduling, remote engines, managing and promoting environments and workspaces, managing Git projects, and administrating migration from Talend on-premises products to Talend Cloud.

Certification Exam Details

Exam content is updated periodically. The number and difficulty of questions may change. The passing score is adjusted to maintain a consistent standard, for example, a new exam version with more-difficult questions may have a lower passing score.

Approximate number of questions: 45
Time limit: 55 minutes

Types of questions:

  • Multiple choice
  • Multiple response

Note: In multiple response questions, no points are given for partially correct answers

Recommended Experience

  • Experience with Talend Cloud administration, architecture, and applications
  • Thorough knowledge of Talend Management Console
  • Experience of migration from on-premises to Talend Cloud


To prepare for this certification exam, Talend recommends:

  • Talend Academy learning plans: Talend Cloud Essentials, Talend Cloud Administration
  • Talend Academy use case: Migration to Talend Cloud
  • Wider research: product documentation, community KB articles, Talend webinars
  • Experience with Talend Cloud Administration and migration: six months on the job is recommended

Certification Exam Topics

Overview of Talend Cloud

  • Explain the role of Talend Cloud in data ecosystems (including third-party software)
  • Explain the architecture of Talend Cloud (including Talend Management Console public API)
  • Differentiate between the various Talend Cloud applications (API Designer, API Tester, Data Preparation, Data Stewardship, Pipeline Designer, and Data Inventory)
  • Describe the purpose of Talend Studio in a Talend Cloud environment

User management and authentication

  • Manage profile preferences
  • Manage users, roles, and groups
  • Manage projects and authorizations
  • Define login options
  • Generate, use, and manage personal access tokens
  • Apply authentication methods (SSO, MFA, and IAM)

Manage environments and workspaces using TMC

  • Create and manage a workspace
  • Create and manage an environment
  • Promote an environment

Publish and manage artifacts

  • Differentiate between artifacts
  • Connect Talend Studio to Talend Cloud
  • Publish to Talend Cloud from Talend Studio (including correct Job builds, API endpoint about microservice)
  • Publish a pipeline from Pipeline Designer
  • Manage artifacts and versions

Connections and resources

  • Create native and custom connections
  • Manage resources

Execution engines

  • Choose the types of execution engines (Remote Engine, Remote Engine for cluster, Remote Engine for Pipelines,
    and engine tokens)
  • Create and pair a Remote Engine
  • Deploy Remote Engine to AWS and Azure
  • Create standard and advanced run profiles

Execution in Talend Management Console

  • Create a task and configure its execution
  • Create a plan and configure its execution
  • Publish tasks (deployment ports and where services are deployed)
  • Use context variables
  • Execute a Job on a Remote Engine from Talend Studio
  • Debug task executions and extract logs (both execution logs and audit logs) 
  • Monitor executions

Project management and source control

  • Create a remote connection
  • Configure a Git project in Talend Management Console
  • Work with Git in Talend Studio
  • Configure an artifact repository to store external libraries

Migrate On-Premises to Cloud

  • Compare Talend Cloud and on-premises architecture
  • Migrate on-premises users to Talend Cloud
  • Migrate projects and Jobs
  • Outline the steps for migration
  • Migrate environments (engines, tasks, and scheduling)
  • Map context variable parameters in Talend Cloud

Sample Questions

1. You are running tasks in Talend Cloud Management Console. Which option in Talend Studio can be used to configure and share connection parameters between Jobs?

  1. Contexts
  2. Documentation
  3. Resources
  4. Job Design


2. Where can you add external files and directories in Talend Management Console?

  1. Management > Workspaces > Artifacts
  2. Environment > Workspaces > Add Workspace
  3. Management > Workspaces > Resources
  4. Management > Workspaces > Connections


3. Which Talend Management Console parameters can be used to connect Talend Studio to Talend Cloud? (Select two)

  1. Cloud login name and password
  2. Git credentials
  3. SVN name and password
  4. Personal access token


4. What is the maximum number of Remote Engines that Talend recommends using on a single server instance?

  1. One
  2. Two
  3. Three
  4. As many as you want as long as you have enough resources




  1. A
  2. C
  3. A and D
  4. B
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