IBM Data Engineering

IBM logo

This Professional Certificate is for anyone who wants to develop job-ready skills, tools, and a portfolio for an entry-level data engineer position. Throughout the self-paced online courses, you will immerse yourself in the role of a data engineer and acquire the essential skills you need to work with a range of tools and databases to design, deploy, and manage structured and unstructured data.  

By the end of this Professional Certificate, you will be able to explain and perform the key tasks required in a data engineering role. You will use the Python programming language and Linux/UNIX shell scripts to extract, transform and load (ETL) data. You will work with Relational Databases (RDBMS) and query data using SQL statements. You will use NoSQL databases and unstructured data.  You will be introduced to Big Data and work with Big Data engines like Hadoop and Spark.  You will gain experience with creating Data Warehouses and utilize Business Intelligence tools to analyze and extract insights.   

This program does not require any prior data engineering, or programming experience.  

This program is ACE® recommended—when you complete, you can earn up to 12 college credits.