OMG Certified Real-time and Embedded Specialist™ (OCRES™)

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OMG Certified Real-time and Embedded Specialist

As an OCRES™  Certified Professional, you will be able to show employers and clients that you know Real-time and Embedded programming specifications, making you a more attractive candidate for hiring and promotion.

The Exams

Because modeling skill is basic to software design and implementation, the fundamental level certification defined by the OMG Certified UML Professional 2™ (OCUP 2&tradel) program is the prerequisite for both OCRES certification levels. Building on this foundation, each OCRES examination tests your knowledge of a different subset of standards for Real-time and Embedded Programming.


OCUP 2 FOUNDATION Modeling is basic to distributed real-time software design and implementation, A member of a Real-time and Embedded design or development team should have the knowledge and skills to acquire this certification.
OCRES INTERMEDIATE A senior member or group leader of a Real-time and Embedded development team should have the knowledge and skills to acquire this certification.
OCRES ADVANCED A Technical Manager of a Real-time and Embedded development project should have the knowledge and skills to acquire this certification.

For more detailed information on the Exams, click here.

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The Companies Behind the OCRES Program 

The OCRES Program was developed and is run as a joint program of OMG and the UML Technology Institute Co., Ltd.(UTI). The OCRES examinations are offered worldwide in English at Pearson VUE testing centers in a program administered by OMG; the examinations are also available in the Japanese language in Asia in a program administered by UTI. OCRES is one of four Certification Program jointly produced by OMG and UTI; the others are OCUP™ for UMLOCEB™ for BPM and OCSMP™ for System Modelers - are administered by Pearson VUE at their world-wide network of secure testing centers.

About OMG
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OMG® is an international, open membership, not-for-profit computer industry standards consortium. OMG Task Forces develop modeling and integration standards for a wide range of technologies and an even wider range of industries. OMG's Model Driven Architecture® (MDA®) supports the complete application lifecycle from design, through development and deployment, to maintenance and evolution. Modeling standards including the Unified Modeling Language™ (UML®),  Business Process Modeling and Notation™ (BPMN™), and the Systems Modeling Language (OMG SysML™), enable powerful visual design for software structure and behavior, processes in software and business, and virtually every type of system. OMG's middleware standards and profiles are based on the Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA®) and support a wide variety of industries.

About the UML Technology Institute

The UML Technology Institute Co., Ltd.(UTI) was founded to promote the use of open, standards-based modeling technologies through the development of international certification programs that provide formal recognition of modeling expertise. With headquarters in Tokyo, UML Technology Institute was established in November 2002.

For more information or questions about the OMG Certification Program, contact  certificationinfo@omg.org.

OCUP, OCRES, OCEB and OCSMP are joint programs of the OMG and the UML Technology Institute (UTI).