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Data Engineer

A good fit if you like: Identifying Patterns Problem Solving Working with Numbers

As a Data Engineer, you’ll design and build systems for collecting, storing, and analyzing data at scale. Your goal is to convert raw data into usable information for data scientists and data analysts to interpret. You will acquire datasets, develop algorithms to transform data, and build, test and maintain databases. Data engineers rely on strong programming and problem-solving skills to create scalable solutions to work with large volumes of data from many sources.

Career Insight

Salary Range

Entry-Level: $80,000
Intermediate: $99,000
Senior: $140,000

*Sourced from LinkedIn & Glassdoor

Job Postings

National: 39,320
Florida: 1,515

*Sourced from Lightcast, period July 2021 – June 2022

Common Job Titles

Data Engineer Big Data Engineer Azure Data Engineer

Skills Needed

Python Extraction Transformation and Loading (ETL) SQL Big Data Data Engineering Data Warehousing

Courses

IBM Data Engineering Certificate

Advanced Relational Database and SQL

Linux: Introduction to Shell Scripting for DevOps

Prepare, Clean, Transform and Load Data using Power BI

Creating Azure Serverless Functions in a Real-World Scenario

Python for Data Visualization: Matplotlib & Seaborn

Introduction to Relational Database and SQL

Creating a Python Application using PyMongo and MongoDB Database

Create a Database with the Modeling Tool in MySQL Workbench

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3mo

$139

6mo*

$279

12mo

$529

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