What does a Data Engineer do?
Data engineers are mainly tasked with transforming data into a format that can be easily analyzed. They do this by developing, maintaining, and testing infrastructures for data generation. Data engineers work closely with data scientists and are largely in charge of architecting solutions for data scientists that enable them to do their jobs.
Data engineers generally have a bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or applied math, as well as a few data engineering certifications like IBM Certified Data Engineer or Google's Certified Professional. In addition, data engineers possess a plethora of technical skills and the ability to approach problems in a creative manner.
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Data Engineer Insights
“Very much happy to be part of this company where I see great future in my career.”
“This culture made Gensquared a place where I throughly enjoyed my work and looked forward to each day.”
“Good payment for your work and recognises you if you and your work is worth of.”
“Big challenging projects of diverse tech stacks to grow and get aware about your career path to follow.”
“Good payment for your work and recognises you if you and your work is worthy of.”
“You are not bound to just certain tasks in a project which is a great learning experience”
“Nothing much to say apart from a little miss of work life balance which is expected in any startup around”
“One of the reasons I chose Macaw was because they thought personal development was important.”
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a data engineer
When working as a data engineer, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Hadoop SPARK, Azure Data, SQL Server, Big Data and Python.
- SQL Developer
- Data Warehouse Architect
- Database Administrator
- Database Architect
The most common qualifications to become a data engineer is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.