Senior Blockchain Engineer Certification |SBE | Blockchain Technology/blockchain-certifications/certified-senior-blockchain-engineer

CBCA credentialed Senior Blockchain Engineers exhibit proven knowledge and skills of developing innovative and challenging blockchain and cryptocurrency applications on a number of popular platforms. This is not all: they are also versed well in the state-of-the-art blockchain concepts, principles, applications and technologies. SBE credentialed blockchain engineers are specially prized because of their breadth of skills covering multiple platforms including Ethereum, Hyperledger, OpenChain, Stratis, Lisk, IOTA and Hydrachain.

Certified Senior Blockchain Engineer

(Edition 2018 - CBCA-UBKF Ver 17-5.2)
Pre-registrations Feb 28, 2018 onwards
Certification Fee US $1250.00
Fee includes CBCA Graduate Professional Membership; Exam Study Kit; Certification Exam Fee; Certificate & badges + International Shipping
Fee excludes Local Taxes, custom's duty and other levies in the applicant's country - to be borne by the applicant
Shipping of Exam Study Kit Starts September 13, 2018 for all applicants
Certification Exam Window opens Feb 15, 2019 for all applicants/registrants

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Challenge the challenging.

SBE assures to take your career in blockchain engineering to the level where you can be seen globally. The credential is your finest bet to land into marquee blockchain projects and get into breaking new grounds. Go build the building blocks of the future of blockchain technology or mint exciting cryptocurrencies, or switch to blockchain development from any other space with complete assurance. CBCA’s unrivalled curriculum and standards and the most comprehensive knowledge coverage set you up best for a fulfilling and happening career in blockchain engineering.

The SBE program covers essential concepts of every facet of blockchain app and technology development for a wide variety of use-cases, and prepares you for the best of jobs in leading blockchain exchanges; software-makers and blockchain consulting firms. But we aren’t done yet with the benefits. Add also the prestigious membership of the CBCA Global Group of Blockchain Professionals, which you get the moment you register for the SBE - and you get this absolutely free too!


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Unchain Blockchain.
You can do it now.

Blockchain's sputtered growth can be blamed on the melee of blockchain platforms that have all kinds of distributed ledger concepts under their bonnets. That's blockchain's biggest pain - the platforms plethora.

As a SBE, you bring hope to the multitude of users and tech-developers in the blockchain space. They are all hungry and anxious for a new breed of blockchain engineers who don't just code and develop across platforms, but also get down to building a robust, and unified platform that is versatile enough to host blockchains of a wide breadth of distributed ledger transactions across every vertical we can imagine.


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SBE: Revolutionize Blockchain.

CBCA credentialed Senior Blockchain Engineers prove they not just fit best in the role of engineers who work on critical and demanding innovation assignments. The robust UBKF standards position the SBE certified tech-talents as inventor-geeks who will build new-age blockchain developer toolkits and algorithms.


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  • One,SBE certified professionals come with a well-formed head for blockchain. They understand the business side of blockchain, and which makes them invaluable when it comes to development projects for clients.
  • Two,they are passionate about innovation and invention and are usually those highly-spirited, adrenaline packed risk-takers, who have caught the blockchain wave early, learned to ride it well by now, and are headed to the frontiers to trigger change.
  • Three,SBE certified professionals come with a broader set of skills in the latest of Blockchain Engineer tools and languages, making them the most versatile talents we have anywhere around so far.

Platform-Neutral Curriculum

Sweeping across three dozen critical knowledge-areas split among 8 knowledge clusters, the SBE credential covers all what a blockchain professional needs to know to be able to perform best in the toughest of roles.

The SBE curriculum includes knowledge clusters on blockchain concept fundamentals; concept & structure of cryptocurrency; blockchain application fundamentals; leveraging blockchain in business; business blockchain use-cases and managing a business blockchain project, besides those on developer tools and languages.


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Register 24X7. Online.

Access to the entire application process for the SBE is online, making it convenient for applicants to register anytime, anywhere and from any device.

Simple and convenient process, applicants can even make their payments online and schedule their SBE assessment according to their convenience. The SBE Learning Deck is shipped to the applicant’s registered address after the registration is complete and the fee has been paid. (Please note: the Learning Deck will start shipping only after formal registrations to SBE are thrown open. Those who have pre-registered need not register again, and if they have paid their fee, their Study Kits will start shipping from September 13, 2018)


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The World’s Most Comprehensive Learning Deck

SBE applicants, as a part of their assessment preparation process, receive the SBE Learning Deck – an integrated set of individual learning resources which also serves as the official preparation kit for the SBE certification.

The SBE Learning Deck comprises both print and electronic resources elucidating the complete SBE credentialing process as well as the latest on CBCA certification standards. The SBE Learning Deck is provided exclusively and complimentary to SBE registrants.


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The SBE Digital Badge

The SBE is digitally badged by CredBadge, using its secure, proprietary badging technology.

The SBE not only maximizes your profile visibility through social sharing, but is also adds distinction to your profile, being individually verifiable by a prospective employer or client.


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The Candidacy Tracks
Ways to Become a SBE

The following table summarizes the specifics of what it takes to become an SBE. There are FOUR convenient tracks – For students/ professionals with different levels of formal education and experience to earn an SBE!

  • Minimum Qualification Required
    There is no prescribed formal qualification for this track, as it is for entrepreneurial and self-taught professionals who now desire to build a more solid, formal and wider base of knowledge and skills to prepare themselves better for more exciting and challenging opportunities in the emerging blockchain-based industry.

    Minimum Work Experience
    10 years or more experience in roles that demand a strong understanding and wide application of object oriented programming; analytics; database and cloud-based apps/ platforms.

  • Minimum Qualification Required
    Should have completed Bachelor's Degree in Business/Computer Science/Information Technology/ Related disciplines.

    Minimum Work Experience
    4 years or more experience in roles that demand a strong understanding and wide application of object oriented programming; analytics; database and cloud-based apps/ platforms.

  • Minimum Qualification Required
    Should have completed Master's Degree in Business/Computer Science/Information Technology/ Related disciplines.

    Minimum Work Experience
    2 years or more experience in roles that demand a strong understanding and wide application of object oriented programming; analytics; database and cloud-based apps/ platforms.

  • Minimum Qualification Required
    Current & Past Students of Master's Degree in Business/Computer Science/Information Technology/ Related disciplines from any of the CBCA-recognized institutions.

    Minimum Work Experience
    1 year or more experience in roles that demand a strong understanding and wide application of object oriented programming; analytics; database and cloud-based apps/ platforms.

Becoming a Credentialed SBE
The Roadmap

The roadmap to being an SBE covers six simple steps. Covering these milestones in sequence will ensure that your entire Certification process is smooth. Feel free to Contact Us for any further information you may need at any time

The SBE certification process

  • Check Eligibility Requirements

    All CBCA certifications mandate you to meet certain educational and work experience requirements to become eligible. The requirements for each CBCA certification is unique, so before proceeding, check if you satisfy the minimum eligibility requirements for the SBE Certification, you wish to apply for. It is recommended that you keep this information handy as it will be required while filling up your online pre-registration application.

  • Fill Online Pre-Registration Application

    Once you have satisfied the SBE eligibility requirements, it is time to pre-register. Start the pre-registration process by creating your myCBCA account. Before proceeding, check if you QualiFLY for SBE Certification. QualiFLY essentially relaxes the minimum eligibility requirements, based on your education and work experience. Complete the SBE online pre-registration application form. Once you have submitted the online pre-registration application and made a successful payment of the fee, you will immediately receive an acknowledgement response email with instructions for the next steps.

  • Validation

    An internal check is conducted to validate your credentials against the prescribed candidacy prerequisites for earning the SBE Certification.

  • SBE Certification Preparation Material

    The SBE Learning Deck is shipped to the applicant’s registered address after the registration/ pre-registration is complete and the fee has been paid. Those who have pre-registered need not register again, and if they have paid their fee, their Study Kits will start shipping from September 13, 2018.

  • Taking the SBE Certification Exam

    All SBE registrants go through an immersion period to help them orient completely and build their conceptual foundations in Blockchain Technology. You can schedule your SBE exam any time after February 15, 2019, once this immersion period is over. In fact, you also get an additional 135-days to plan for and take your SBE exam.

  • Award

    If you qualify the SBE certification exam and meet other conditions laid down by the CBCA Professional Certifications Board (CPCB), you are recommended for the award of SBE Credential and the SBE Digital Badge is immediately issued to you. You can expect the shipment of the physical credential pack to reach you within 3 to 4 weeks from the date of the credential- award.

The SBE Learning & Exam Coverage Overview

The SBE Learning Deck is primarily intended as a career growth accelerator and contains specialized resources for skills and insights that credentialed professionals would need to move into senior positions as individual contributors or team managers.

This Learning Deck contains reference, learning and exam preparation material aligned to the CBCA Unified Blockchain Knowledge Framework (UBKF).


Examination Coverage Information

Blockchain Concept Fundamentals

8%
  • The Blockchain concept

  • Brief History of Blockchain

  • Blockchain Vs Traditional Data Processing approaches

  • Blockchain vs. Distributed Ledger Technology

  • Distinguishing characterstics of Blockchain

  • Blockchain as a Business

  • The Cryptocurrency attraction

  • Blockchain Advantages
    (Provenance, Consensus, Security, High Availability, Finality, Immutability)

  • Challenges of Blockchain

  • Money Laundering & Cryptocurrencies

  • Global Blockchain Environment

  • Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies

  • Fundamentals of Smart Contracts

  • Fundamentals of Decentralized Applications

  • Private vs Public Blockchain

  • Concept of Business Blockchain

Blockchain Platforms And Technologies

12%
  • Generic architecture of Blockchain Technology platforms

  • Application development possibilities across diverse Blockchain platforms

  • Ethereum - Features; Use-cases; Smart Contracts, Solidity and EVM

  • Hyperledger by Linux - Features; Use-cases; Sawtooth Lake

  • OpenChain - Client-Server Vs Peer-to-Peer; key Features; Use-Cases

  • Chain Core - Federated Transactions; other Features & Use Cases

  • BigChain DB - Key Features; Scalability; Federated Consensus; Use-Cases

  • HydraChain - Key Features & Use-cases; Accountability; Ethereum compatibility

  • IOTA - Key Features; Tangle; Use Cases

  • LISK - Key Features; Use Cases; Scalability; affordability; ease of use

  • STRATIS - Key Features; Use Cases; Masternodes; Sidechains

Initial Coin Offering

8%
  • ICO – What is Initial Coin Offering

  • ICO – How it works

  • Role of developers and engineers in ICO

  • Exchanges

  • DAO – What is DAO

  • DAO – Structure & How it works

  • DAO – Security of DAO

Blockchain as a Service – BaaS

14%
  • Provenance

  • Consensus

  • Blockchain-as-a-Service

  • Why Blockchain-as-a-Service from Azure

  • Azure blockchain Solution

  • BaaS – Setting up Nodes Part 1

  • BaaS – Setting up Nodes Part 2

  • BaaS – Testing Wallet Transfer

  • Solidity – Setting up Environment – REDOOO

  • Solidity – Basics of Solidity by Example – REDOO

  • Solidity – Layout of the Solidity Smart Contracts

Cryptocurrency Development Essentials

14%
  • Cryptocurrency – Minimum Viable Contract

  • Cryptocurrency – Executing Minimal Viable Token

  • Cryptocurrency – Adding Parameters to Cryptocurrency

  • Cryptocurrency – Adding Balance Checks Before Transfer

  • Cryptocurrency – Adding Transfer Event for Logging

  • Cryptocurrency – Adding Transfer on-behalf of Feature

  • Cryptocurrency – Executing TCoin Stage 2

  • Cryptocurrency – Improving Cryptocurrency – Adding Admin

  • Cryptocurrency – Allowing Admin to Mint New Coins

  • Cryptocurrency – Allowing Admin to Freeze or Unfreeze the Tokens

  • Cryptocurrency – Adding Automatic Buy & Sell feature

  • Cryptocurrency – Adding Auto Refill feature

  • Cryptocurrency – Adding Proof of Work & Block Reward

  • Cryptocurrency – Testing Full & Final CryptoCurrency

Multichain Concepts & Development

14%
  • MultiChain – What is MultiChain

  • MultiChain – Compatibility & Differences with Bitcoin Core

  • MultiChain – How to Create a Blockchain

  • MultiChain – How to Connect to a Blockchain

  • MultiChain – Commands in Interactive Mode

  • MultiChain – Using Native Assets & Transaction Metadata

  • MultiChain – Working with MultiChain Streams

  • MultiChain – Round-robin Mining How to Enable Mining

  • MultiChain – MultiChain Explorer

  • MultiChain – MultiChain Web Demo

Proof Of Existance - PoE

14%
  • PoE – Our App’s Architecture

  • PoE – Setting up the Environment

  • PoE – Setting up Blockchain (MultiChain) Nodes

  • PoE – Creating Web API for Publishing & Verifying data to & from Blockchain

  • PoE – Publishing Proof-of-Existence through Web Interface

  • PoE – Checking PoE in using multichain-cli

  • PoE – Verifying published PoE through Web Interface

Hyperledger Fabric

16%
  • Hyperledger – What is Hyperledger

  • Hyperledger – What is Hyperledger Fabric

  • Hyperledger – Comparison between fabric & Other Technologies

  • Hyperledger – Fabric Architecture

  • Hyperledger – Components of Hyperledger Fabric

  • Hyperledger – Advantages of Hyperledger fabric Blockchain

  • Hyperledger – How Hyperledger fabric Works

  • Bluemix – Launching Fabric Blockchain in Bluemix

  • Bluemix – Understanding Interface

  • Bluemix – Interacting with Fabric Blockchain

The SBE Credential Case

The exquisitely tailored sturdy credential case gives the further drives applicants to toil harder for qualifying CBCA certification exam. The SBE Credential certificate is accompanied by a metallic badge to be worn on your top pockets. An additional component, the CBCA Code of Ethics Booklet completes the credential pack and is a treasure to relish for lifetime.

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