How to land a Data Engineer job in the US ?

Am I worth writing this ?

What does a data engineer do ?

Bring data from point A to point B.

Certifications required

  • oracle sql certification (oracle certificate adds an authority to your resume)
  • python certification by Udemy or your university course
  • big data certification by Udemy or cloudera or your university course
  • data warehousing certification

Types of data engineer roles and Interviews

Role-1. Software Engineer oriented Data Engineer:

Role-2. SQL & Data warehouse oriented Data Engineer:

  1. building SQL cubes or working on MS SQL
  2. or working on Pentaho/SSIS/Talend/Redshift
  3. and more proficiency in such technologies

Role-3. SQL & Big Data oriented Data Engineer

Role-4. ML oriented oriented Data Engineer

Interview success vs rejection

Personal story alert

interview success !

Pay scales?

Future career path?

  1. Sr. Data Engineer
  2. Sr. Software engineer or software engineer-2
  3. Product manager or Product owner, Data
  4. Data lead/architect
  5. Manager, Data engineering or Director, data engineering

How to build your resume for a Data Engineer ? or more coaching required? Happy to help !

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Life is transient. A PM, a Startup founder, was an SDE. Lived & worked in USA, Canada & India. Love startups/Data? Let’s talk: www.linkedin.com/in/janakiramvit

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Ram Pulipati

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Life is transient. A PM, a Startup founder, was an SDE. Lived & worked in USA, Canada & India. Love startups/Data? Let’s talk: www.linkedin.com/in/janakiramvit

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