Cisco Certifications Subject Matter Expert Recruitment Program


    Cisco certification exams are among the most highly regarded in the world, due in large part to our rigorous exam development process.


    At Cisco, we believe that the IT professionals doing the everyday work of running networks are the best experts to help us develop our exams.


    That's why we've designed the Cisco Certifications Subject Matter Expert Recruitment Program to leverage the expertise of people like you to help keep Cisco certifications relevant, dynamic, and secure.

    Would you like to help?

    We are currently seeking qualified individuals to participate in the program to help with  exam design activities (job role analysis, job task analysis) and exam content development activities (standard setting and authoring and reviewing exam questions) for  Cisco certifications.


    For candidates accepted into the program, Cisco will provide comprehensive online training on how to author and review exam items.


    Volunteering as a subject matter expert (SME) is a great opportunity to contribute to the field and the future of the IT industry. SMEs have the chance to network with other IT professionals across the world, collaborate on maintaining  established certification programs at Cisco, and build new programs as technologies expand. Plus, when you have satisfied your item-writing goal and your items are approved for inclusion in the exam, Cisco will extend your certification!



    Learn More About the Cisco Certifications Subject Matter Expert Recruitment Program


    Program OverviewProgram Overview
    Get additional program information including key dates.
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    Benefits to YouBenefits to You
    In addition to extending your certification renewal deadline, program participants enjoy a number of important benefits.
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    Qualifications and RequirementsQualifications and Requirements
    Understand the requirements and qualifications for acceptance into the program.
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