A Red Hat® Certified Engineer (RHCE®) is a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) who is ready to automate Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® tasks, integrate Red Hat emerging technologies, and apply automation for efficiency and innovation.
As teams and organizations pursue digital transformation, the Red Hat Certified Engineer credential is changing to match new needs and fill skills gaps. We have updated our exam and certification to reflect the need for the automation knowledge required to deploy, manage, and support a container-based architecture—making your credential even more valuable and relevant.
If you are a Red Hat Certified System Administrator and would like to become a Red Hat Certified Engineer, you have two paths to choose from:
- The legacy track that places more emphasis on network services skills and is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
- The new track that places more emphasis on automation skills and is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
Start your journey toward earning a Red Hat Certified Engineer credential by becoming a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA). By learning Linux system administration skills, you will build a foundation that you can add automation knowledge to through the RHCE credential.