About Big Data Engineer Course

  • About the Big Data Engineer certification program developed in collaboration with IBM

    About our program that encompasses big data engineer training in Boston, created  in collaboration with IBM

    IBM is a pioneer in the technology industry, and they continue to be one of the world’s top technology brands. IBM is the second-largest machine learning and predictive analytics provider in the world. Each year, they invest $6 billion into development and research directly related to technology to support its fast growth. 

    IBMachievements and accomplishments have given them many global laurels - six Turing Awards, five U.S. National Medals of Science, five Nobel Prizes, 10 inductions in the U.S. Inventors Hall of Fame and nine U.S. National Medals of Technology.

    Together, IBM and Simplilearn have worked closely together in the development of our big data engineer training in Boston. This program is perfect for anyone looking to pursue a career in big data, data engineering, or other technology sectors.

    What can I expect from this big data engineer training in Boston that was designed with IBM?

    Earn two certificates from Simplilearn and IBM after successfully completing our big data engineer training in Boston. Given the hyper competitive job market in this field, these valuable credentials you get can catapult you ahead of your competitors and give you a clear edge in the data engineering career journey. Students also receive:

    • IBM cloud credits valued at $1,200 that can be used for hands-on practice
    • A Big Data Engineer Master's Certificate from Simplilearn
    • Access to IBM Watson and other cloud programs and programs, which are also a good opportunity for hands-on practice 

  • What will students learn from our big data engineer training in Boston?

    Our big data engineer training in Boston offers in-depth instruction on big data frameworks and other relevant technologies. Because big data is offered in numerous industries and organizations worldwide, it is an extremely valuable skill to have. Organizations everywhere increasingly rely on data for decisions on their business, and 2025 is expected to bring in unprecendented growth in this area. 

    In this course, students learn about the various programs and techniques needed to thrive as professional big data engineers. Our program also teaches ingestion performance, replicating and modeling data, database management system use, and more. Software technology topics are concentrated on Mongo DB, Scala, Flume, Pig, Spark ML, Advanced Architecture, Hive, Impala, Data Model Creation, etc.

  • What skills does our big data engineer training in Boston teach?

    After enrolling in our big data engineer training in Boston, you’ll gain knowledge on the Hadoop ecosystem, a crucial component of big data engineering. This includes learning tools like MapReduce, Pig, Impala, HBase, Sqoop, and others. Upon completion of the big data engineer training in Boston, you’ll be able to:

    • Operate Kinesis Streams for big data analysis and transformation
    • Effectively operate various features of the Hadoop ecosystem, including Oozie, Flume, Impala, Yarn, and MapReduce
    • Use big data insights to put business plans into action, in addition to comprehending how big data is processed on platforms that handle its velocity, volume, variety, and veracity
    • Process big data with Hadoop ecosystem tools and Amazon EMR
    • Understand real-time big data processing with Amazon Kinesis 
    • Know the fundamentals of the Scala language, as well as its development process and tools
    • Comprehend how Kafka can be used for potential realistic scenarios, plus its architecture and features, in addition to how to use Kafta Connect and connect Kafka to Spark
    • Use Amazon QuickSight to perform queries and visualize data
    • Understand AWS terms, principles, benefits, and deployment needed to adequately meet organization requirements
    • Understand MongoDB and NoSQL, including mastering data modeling, sharding, query, ingestion, and data replication

  • What projects do students work on when they enroll in our big data engineer training in Boston?

    The big data engineer training in Boston curriculum includes more than a dozen projects that mirror scenarios that big data engineers often handle. These projects teach clusters, configuration, scalability, and other key principles of data engineering. Examples of projects include:

    Project 1: Set up big data clusters the same way big companies do  
    Project Title: Scalability-Deploying Multiple Clusters
    Description: You’ve been tasked with creating a new cluster on a newly purchased system. Due to the time-consuming nature of setting up these new systems, you'll requirement for creation of the new cluster in the existing systems. Your organization also wants you to start testing that the new cluster applications are adequately working.

    Project 2: Use big data clusters the same way large organizations do
    Project Title: Working with Clusters
    Description: In this project for big data engineer training in Boston, you will demonstrate your comprehension of the following:

    • Adding Hue as a service, logging in with a Hue account and downloading examples for Pig, Hive, job designer, and others
    • Removing Hue service from clusters that have other services, YARN, HBase, Hive, and HDFS set up
    • Disabling and enabling HA for resource manager and namenode in CDH
    • Allowing read access to a Cloudera cluster after a user is added 
    • Modifying replication and block size of a cluster

    Project 3: Demonstrate how financial institutions and banks use big data when analyzing their competitors
    Domain: Banking
    Description: A Portuguese bank created a marketing campaign to target consumers wanting to invest in a bank term deposit. The campaign saw phone calls (sometimes multiple calls) to consumers, and task at hand is to gather and analyse the data generated.

    Project 4: Utilize big data and focus on telecommunications to understand how telecom giants, such as AT&T, leverage data for various purposes 
    Domain: Telecommunication
    Description: A mobile provider has a newly launched Open Network campaign, and customers were encouraged to submit complaints regarding local towers if they have service interruption or signal problems. Customers who did experience these difficulties submitted relevant information and this data was collected accordingly. The fourth and the fifth field of this information include the latitude and longitude of customers, which is important information for the mobile provider to have. You are tasked with identifying the latitude and longitude information on the basis of the available data and develop three clusters of users with a k-means algorithm.

    Project 5: Learn how major streaming services, such as Netflix and Amazon Prime, use big data
    Domain: The movie industry 
    Description: A United States-based university has collected data from various movie reviews as a part of a research project. Utilizing Spark, you will execute multiple activites with the data possessed to generate in-depth insights from the project that is included in this big data engineer training in Boston.

    Project 6: Learn how Simplilearn and other online schools use NoSQL and big data 
    Domain: E-learning industry
    Description: Design a web application for a top online education program with MongoDB to support read and write scalability. Java, HTML, and Servlet are some of the different online technologies that can be used when creating this web application. Users should also be able to access, delete, edit, and add course data using MongoDB as the backend database.

  • Who is qualified to enroll in Simplilearn’s big data engineer training in Boston?

    Our big data engineer training in Boston is ideal for students looking to pursue a career in data engineering. There are no requirements to qualify for our training program, but experience or comprehension in any of the following can be beneficial:

    • Distributed systems and cloud platforms
    • Data pipelines
    • Programming knowledge in Python and Java
    • Data structures and algorithms
    • SQL

  • What job opportunities are available to those who receive certification from Simplilearn’s big data engineer training in Boston?

    On receipt of this big data engineer training in Boston, that is offered as an IBM collaboration, you stand to grab the best opportunites in the job roles mentioned below:

    • Technical Program Manager
    • Data Engineer/Big Data Engineer
    • Product Engineer
    • Data Architect
    • Big Data Lead
    • Big Data/Hadoop Developer

  • What are the benefits of pursuing a career in big data engineering?

    Big data engineers are know for development and maintenance of analytics infrastructures and the handling of sytems via a create, deploy, maintain and monitor workflow for database and related architecture. For a career that offers stability and security, a big data engineering path would be the ideal fit for you, especially when the market is expected to show rapid growth by 2025. Big data engineers work for organizations worldwide in various industries, such as Uber and Amazon.

    If you want a lucrative career path that typically offers a salary that’s higher than the national average, big data engineer fits that bill. Glassdoor reports that the average annual salary for a big data engineer is $137,776.

    If you’d like to begin your career journey in big data engineering, take charge by signing up for our big data engineer training in Boston.

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Big Data Engineer Course Advisor

  • Ronald van Loon

    Ronald van Loon

    Top 10 Big Data and Data Science Influencer, Director - Adversitement

    Named by Onalytica as one of the three most influential people in Big Data, Ronald is also an author of a number of leading Big Data and Data Science websites, including Datafloq, Data Science Central, and The Guardian. He also regularly speaks at renowned events.

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Big Data Engineer Certification Learning Path

  • Course 1

    Big Data for Data Engineering

    This introductory course from IBM will teach you the basic concepts and terminologies of Big Data and its real-life applications across industries. You will gain insights on how to improve business productivity by processing large volumes of data and extract valuable information from them.

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  • Course 2Online Classroom Flexi Pass

    Big Data Hadoop and Spark Developer

    Our Big Data Hadoop certification training course lets you master the concepts of the Hadoop framework, Big Data tools, and methodologies to prepare you for success in your role as a Big Data Developer. Learn how various components of the Hadoop ecosystem fit into the Big Data processing lifecycle.

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  • Course 3

    PySpark Training Course

    Get ready to add some Spark to your Python code with this PySpark certification training. This course gives you an overview of the Spark stack and lets you know how to leverage the functionality of Python as you deploy it in the Spark ecosystem. It helps you gain the skills required to become a PySpark developer.

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  • Course 4

    Apache Kafka

    Learn to process huge amounts of data using different tools and empower your organization to better leverage Big Data analytics with the Apache Kafka certification course.

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  • Course 5Online Classroom Flexi Pass

    MongoDB Developer and Administrator

    More businesses are using MongoDB development services, the most popular NoSQL database, to handle their increasing data storage and handling demands. The MongoDB certification course equips you with the skills required to become a MongoDB Developer.

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  • Course 6Online Classroom Flexi Pass

    AWS Big Data Certification Training

    The AWS Big Data certification training prepares you for all aspects of hosting big data and performing distributed processing on the AWS platform and has been aligned to the AWS Certified Data Analytics – Specialty exam. This course is developed by industry leaders and aligned with the latest best practices.

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  • Course 7Online Classroom Flexi Pass

    Big Data Capstone

    Simplilearn’s Big Data Capstone project will give you an opportunity to implement the skills you learned in the Big Data Engineer certification training. With dedicated mentoring sessions, you’ll know how to solve a real industry-aligned problem. The project is the final step in the learning path and will help you to showcase your expertise to employers.

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  • Master's Program Certificate

  • Electives

    AWS Technical Essentials

  • Electives

    Java Certification Training

  • Electives

    Industry Master Class – Data Engineering

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Big Data Engineer Course Reviews

  • Bob Hays

    Bob Hays

    Founder at Selwyn Web Design, Little Rock

    I love these guys! I've taken two courses from them already and I have now enrolled in this program. Their customer service, Learning Management System (LMS), course content, and cloud labs are the best in the e-learning market. I highly recommend Simplilearn!

  • Satish Hiremath

    Satish Hiremath

    Senior Consultant at Capgemini, Bangalore

    Simplilearn's course has helped me advance from Senior Software Engineer to Senior Java Hadoop Developer with a 30% hike in salary.

  • Md Azhar Hussain

    Md Azhar Hussain

    Bangalore

    This platform has enhanced my knowledge of big data engineering and provided me the opportunity to work with experienced industry professionals. I appreciate the tutor's in-depth knowledge and, the help and support provided by Simplilearn. After the certification, I was able to grab a role change.

  • Karthikeyan M

    Karthikeyan M

    Lead Consultant at Anantara Solutions, Bangalore

    Simplilearn is one of the best platforms to learn and upscale your career. This certification helped me to grow my career from Lead Consultant to Practice Lead in my present organization. Thanks to Simplilearn for the making my learning experience knowledgeable.

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Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

Big Data Engineer Training FAQs

  • What is Big Data Engineering?

    Big data engineering is an important aspect of data science that involves building, maintaining, testing, and assessing big data solutions. It emphasizes the development of systems that allow for better flow and access to the data. It also incorporates the collection of data of disparate sources, cleaning, and processing data to make it ready for analysis.

  • What does a Big Data Engineer do?

    A Big Data Engineer prepares data for analytical or operational uses. Their primary roles include building data pipelines to collect information from various sources, integrating, combining, cleaning, and using data for individual analytics applications. Their role evolves from collecting and storing data to transforming, labeling, and optimizing data.

     

    Big Data Engineers often work with data scientists who run queries and algorithms against the collected information for predictive analysis. They also work with business units to deliver data aggregations to executives. Big Data Engineers commonly work with both structured and unstructured data sets, for which they must be well-versed in different data architectures, applications, and programming languages such as Spark, Python, and SQL.

  • How do I become a Big Data Engineer?

    These Big Data courses developed in collaboration with IBM will give you insights into the Hadoop ecosystem, Big Data engineering tools, and methodologies to prepare you for success in your role as a Big Data Engineer. The industry-recognized certification from IBM and Simplilearn will attest to your new skills and on-the-job expertise. The program will train you on Big Data and Hadoop, Hadoop clusters, MongoDB, PySpark, Kafka architecture, SparkSQL, and much more to become an expert in Big Data Engineering.

  • What can I expect from the Big Data Engineer course?

    As a part of this Big Data Engineer course, developed in collaboration with IBM you will receive the following:

    • Lifetime access to e-learning content for all of the Big Data courses included in the learning path (*only for Simplilearn courses)
    • Industry-recognized certificates from IBM(for IBM courses) and Simplilearn upon successful completion of the program
    • Access to IBM cloud platforms featuring IBM Watson and other software for 24/7 practice

  • *For which all courses will I get certificates from IBM?

    You will get an IBM certificate for the first course present in the Big Data Engineer learning path.

  • How do I earn the Big Data Engineer Master's certificate?

    Upon completion of the following minimum requirements, you will be eligible to receive the Master’s certificate that will testify to your skills as a Big Data Engineer. 
     

    Course Course Completion Certificate Criteria
    Big Data for Data Engineering Required 85% of online self-paced completion
    Big Data Hadoop and Spark Developer Required 85% of online self-paced completion OR attendance of one Live Virtual Classroom, AND score above 75% in course-end assessment AND successful evaluation in at least one project
    PySpark Training Required 85% of online self-paced completion
    MongoDB Developer and Administrator Required 85% of online self-paced completion OR attendance of one Live Virtual Classroom, AND score above 75% in course-end assessment AND successful evaluation in at least one project
    Apache Kafka Required 85% of online self-paced completion
    Big Data on AWS Required Attendance of one Live Virtual Classroom AND successful evaluation in at least one project

  • How do I enroll in the Big Data Engineer course?

    You can enroll in this Big Data Engineer certification course on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options:

    • Visa Credit or Debit Card
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Diner’s Club
    • PayPal

    Once payment is received you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

  • What are the top job titles in the field of Big Data?

    The top five job titles in the field of Big Data are:

    • Data Engineer/Big Data Engineer
    • Data Analyst
    • Data Architect
    • Database Developer
    • Data Security Administrator

  • Which are the top industries suitable for Big Data professionals?

    The top industries that are suitable for Big Data professionals are:

    • Medicine and healthcare
    • Banking
    • Information technology
    • Education
    • Retail
    • Ecommerce

  • What are the top companies hiring Big Data professionals?

    The top five companies hiring Big Data professionals are:

    • IBM
    • Microsoft
    • Facebook
    • Oracle
    • Amazon

  • If I need to cancel my enrollment, can I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy

  • I am not able to access the Big Data Engineer course. Who can help me?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link or contact Help & Support

  • Do you provide a money back guarantee for the training programs?

    Yes. We do offer a money-back guarantee for many of our training programs. Refer to our Refund Policy and submit refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

  • Who are the instructors and how are they selected?

    All of our highly qualified Big Data Engineer course trainers are Big Data industry experts with years of relevant industry experience. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in Big Data Engineer in your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is being followed and help you enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your Big Data Engineer course with us.

  • Do you offer any university partnered program in Big Data?

    Yes, Simplilearn provides a PG program in the Big Data domain in partnership with Purdue University. The Post Graduate Program in Data Engineering provides a high-engagement learning experience with real-world applications to help you master crucial Data Engineering skills.

  • What kinds of career opportunities can I pursue with big data engineering skills?

    Big data engineering skills are in high demand these days. You can become eligible for job roles like: big data engineer, data warehouse manager, database administrator, business intelligence analyst, and data architect. You can take the first step by enrolling in our big data engineering course.

  • What degree do you need to be a big data engineer?

    There is no dedicated college degree for big data. Professionals pursuing a career as a big data engineer usually have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, physics, statistics, applied math, or any other related field — and there are many!. Even if you don’t have such an educational background, our big data engineer course will help you kickstart your career in big data engineering.

  • What is the average salary for a big data engineer?

    Big data engineers earn an average salary of over Rs. 830K per year in India and $116K in the U.S. By adding relevant experience and gaining industry-recognized certifications, like Simplilearn’s big data certification, there is no reason why you can’t earn even higher.

  • Is a big data engineer course hard to learn?

    The difficulty level of a big data engineer course depends entirely on the learner’s prior knowledge and dedication towards learning the concepts. That said, our highly qualified trainers explain everything in an easily understandable manner and are aware of various learner’s needs.

  • What are the prerequisites to pursue this big data engineer course?

    There are no prerequisites associated with this big data engineer course. However, it is beneficial to have prior knowledge of SQL, programming basics, data pipelines, algorithms, and data structures when taking this course.

  • Does big data require coding?

    Though not required, it is recommended that you have basic programming knowledge when embarking on a career in big data.

  • Which language is best for big data?

    Java, Python, R, SQL, and Scala are the most commonly used languages in the field of big data.

  • What are the eligibility criteria for the Big Data Engineer course?

    There are no eligibility criteria for our big data engineering course. Anyone with an interest in learning big data can enroll in our comprehensive program and start their journey. However, knowledge of algorithms and data structures, SQL, Programming knowledge of Python and Java, Cloud platforms and distributed systems, and Data pipelines is beneficial.

  • Will this Big Data Engineer course help me to become a Big Data Engineer?

    Simplilearn’s big data engineer certification helps you develop all the skills that employers seek for their data-related roles. You will become familiar with a lot of important big data topics like database interfaces, Flume, Hive, Pig, Impala, data model creation, Spark streaming, and more. So, our course lets you understand what it takes to step into the shoes of a big data engineer.

  • What major skills do you need to become a Big Data Engineer?

    Becoming a big data engineer requires an individual to be well versed in programming languages like Java, Python, or C++. They should be familiar with relational databases, MySQL, Oracle Database, and writing SQL queries. Building a data warehouse, operating systems, Hadoop tools and frameworks, Apache Spark, data mining, and data modeling are other important skills of a big data engineer. Our big data engineer certification can help you gain all these skills.

  • Can a fresh graduate seek employment after completing this Big Data Engineer course?

    Anyone willing to start a career in Big data can take our course. However, if you have prior knowledge of Algorithms and data structures, SQL, Programming knowledge of Python and Java, Cloud platforms and distributed systems, and data pipelines then it would be easier for you to follow our Big data engineer certification course.

  • What book do you suggest reading for Big Data?

    Our big data engineer training is enough to help you learn all the concepts and gain the right skills. However, you can also refer to the following books for future reference:

    • Learning Spark by Holden Karau
    • Spark: The Definitive Guide: Big Data Processing Made Simple by Bill Chambers
    • Big Data: Principles and best practices of scalable real-time data systems by Nathan Marz

  • What is the pay scale of Big Data engineers across the world?

    Big data engineers are among the most sought-after professionals these days and command lucrative salaries across the world. A big data engineer certification further increases their earning potential. Mentioned below are the average annual salaries of big data engineers in popular countries (source: Payscale):

    • India - INR 830K
    • The UK - £43,725
    • Canada - CA $80K
    • The US - $116,591

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