Microsoft Azure Certified Solution Architect
Knowledge of PaaS services relating to Data, Analytics and end-point API interfaces - EMR / Dataproc / Databricks etc.
Ability to compare and contrast between best of technologies by layer -e.g, stream processing, messaging, search, etc.
High-level awareness of other partner technologies, which are alternative to native services like Snowflake, Cloudera, Talend, Informatica, Confluent, etc.
Data layers and purpose
Processing run time -ETL vs Spark run time, etc.
Security controls around authentication, authorizations, encryption and certificates
Ability to recommend the migration tools and design data migration strategy
Metadata and data catalogs
Ability to compare and contrast across technologies in any layer objectively with evaluation criteria and considerations