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IBM Certified Integration Developer - WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus V7.0

Job Role Description / Target Audience

This intermediate level certification is intended for integration developers who are responsible for the successful development and deployment of integration solutions consistent with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). These integration solutions are developed in WebSphere Integration Developer using mediation modules and libraries targeted to run on WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus. 

Working with mediation flows, interfaces and business objects, the developer builds integration solutions.  For mediation modules and libraries, the integration developer creates mediation flows based on Service Component Architecture (SCA). 

The integration developer promotes component and service reuse through effective use of business integration libraries, mediation modules, and through the creation and configuration of Service Component Architecture (SCA) imports and exports. The developer needs a basic knowledge of adapters to integrate with Enterprise Information Systems (EIS). 

During development and deployment, the integration developer may work closely with business analysts, application developers, system administrators and application administrators.

To attain the IBM Certified Integration Developer - WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus V7.0 certification certification, candidates must possess the skills outlined under Recommended Prerequisites below and pass 1 test.  To prepare for this test, based on the job role and test objectives, click the link to Test C2180-605 below, and refer to the Test preparation tab.

Recommended Prerequisite Skills

(Knowledge and skills one needs to possess before beginning to prepare for this job role certification; skills not measured on the test)

  • The fundamentals of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) 
  • The role Web services play within an SOA 
  • Standards such as WSDL, SOAP, XML and Web services for Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 
  • Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE), including the Java Message Services (JMS) API and the Java EE Connector Architecture (JCA) API 
  • Understanding architectural components of IBM WebSphere Application Server 
  • Understanding of the Eclipse development environment
  • Basic knowledge of Java programming
  • Basic knowledge of enterprise information system related to the application adapters (e.g., SAP)
  • Basic knowledge of Apache Ant


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. Test C9550-605 - IBM WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus V7.0, Integration Development

Each test:

  1. contains questions requiring single and multiple answers.  For multiple-answer questions, you need to choose all required options to get the answer correct. You will be advised how many options make up the correct answer.  
  2. is designed to provide diagnostic feedback on the Examination Score Report, correlating back to the test objectives, informing the test taker how he or she did on each section of the test. As a result, to maintain the integrity of each test, questions and answers are not distributed.


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