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IBM Certified Deployment Professional - Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.6

Job Role Description / Target Audience

Note: This certification will be withdrawn on 09/30/2014.   The most current certification is: IBM Certified Deployment Professional - Workload Automation V9.2

IBM Certified Deployment Professional - Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.6  is a technical professional responsible for planning, installing, configuring, customizing, troubleshooting, integrating, documenting, and transferring skills for an IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.6 solution in a heterogeneous distributed (non z/OS) environment. This individual will be expected to perform these tasks with limited assistance from peers, product documentation, and support resources.

Key Areas of Competency:

  • Deploying IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.6 (TWS).
  • Interpreting and implementing user scheduling requirements including event driven workload and dynamic scheduling.
  • Configuring the TWS environment (TDWC, XA, database, WebSphere, Plan Management, dynamic environment).
  • Maintaining and administering the TWS environment.
  • Troubleshooting the TWS environment (configuration errors, performance issues, conflicts with jobs and job streams, issues running jobs and job streams, etc.).

Recommended Prerequisite Skills

Required Prerequisite(s)

  • Knowledge of project plan development ( architecture, solution design, deployment environment analysis) - Skill level 2
  • Knowledge of multi-platform systems (such as UNIX and Windows), including user accounts, file systems, and discs. - Skill level 3
  • Knowledge of batch scheduling concepts in a production environment. - Skill level 3
  • Knowledge of TWS for Applications (SAP, PeopleSoft) - Skill level 2
  • Knowledge of networking (TCP/IP, DNS, Firewall) - Skill level 2
  • Knowledge of basic diagnosis of issues with IBM DB2 or Oracle and the WebSphere Application Server. - Skill level 2

1.   Basic Skill/Knowledge: Familiarity with basic functionality and concepts, may need to rely on assistance from documentation or other resources. 

2.   Working Skill/Knowledge: Working knowledge of functionality and concepts, can use product or explain concepts with little or no assistance. 

3.   Advanced Skill/Knowledge: Substantial experience with functionality or concepts, can teach others how to use functionality or explain concepts. 

4.   Expert Skill/Knowledge: Extensive and comprehensive experience with functionality or concepts, can create or customize code, architecture, or processes.


This certification requires 1 test(s).

Test(s) required:

Click on the link(s) below to see test details, test objectives, suggested training and sample tests.

  1. C2010-569 - IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.6 Implementation


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