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Masterclasses from IIT Kanpur faculty and certificate from E&ICT Academy, IIT Kanpur

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14+ industry-relevant projects from the likes of Amazon, Facebook, YouTube, and many more

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Certificate in Data Engineering Overview

Learn in-demand data engineering skills and tools, including how to design data models, build data warehouses and data factories, automate data pipelines, and work with massive datasets, through live sessions from industry experts, applied projects and labs in this intensive Data Engineering program.

Key Features

  • Data Engineering Program completion certificate from E&ICT Academy, IIT Kanpur
  • Masterclasses delivered by distinguished IIT Kanpur faculty
  • 14+ industry relevant projects from Amazon, Facebook, YouTube, and many more
  • Learn 19+ tools and frameworks to become a job-ready candidate
  • Seamless access to integrated labs
  • Capstone projects in 3 domains

Certificate in Data Engineering Advantage

Experience best-in-class content in the form of live sessions, asynchronous videos, use cases, projects, and assignments in this immersive Data Engineering program along with live masterclasses from IIT Kanpur faculty.

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    Program Benefits

    • Masterclasses delivered by distinguished IIT Kanpur faculty
    • Program completion certificate from E&ICT Academy, IIT Kanpur

Certificate in Data Engineering Details

Fast-track your career as a Data Engineering professional with this certification program. This program covers topics such as Big Data, Data Engineering, the Hadoop ecosystem, Apache Python, AWS EMR, Quicksight, Sagemaker, AWS cloud platform, Azure, and many more.

Learning Path

  • Get started on your learning journey by exploring the details about the Data Engineering program, the various elements of your Learning Management System, your learning journey, completion requirements, and many more

  • Gain an understanding of how to boost business productivity by processing vast volumes of data and deriving valuable information in this program.

  • This Data Engineering program covers navigating the AWS management console; understanding AWS storage, database options, and security measures; and gaining expertise in web services like EBS and RDS

  • Become familiar with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform in this Data Engineering program. Learn about AWS Kinesis Analytics and data processing, analysis, visualization, storage, and related security services

  • Learn how to create and deploy common Azure services like virtual machines, SQL databases, and web apps in this course. Understand the features of Azure Active Directory and how to integrate it with on-premises AD environments.

  • Learn how to implement data solutions on Azure. In this Data Engineering program, you will learn how to develop, manage, monitor, and optimize data solutions using Azure SQL Database, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Data Lake Storage, Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Stream Analytics, Azure Data Factory, Azure Blob Storage, and Azure Databricks.

  • Showcase your new Data Engineering skills at the end of this Data Engineering program with a hands-on, industry-relevant capstone project. Bring everything you learned together in one portfolio-worthy example with the option to work on a project in BFSI, e-commerce, or video sharing.

  • Programming is an increasingly important skill and this course will establish your proficiency in handling basic programming concepts. By the end of this Data Engineering program, you will understand object-oriented programming; basic programming concepts such as data types, variables, strings, loops, and functions; and software engineering concepts such as multithreading and multitasking using Python.

  • This PySpark course provides an overview of Apache Spark, the open-source query engine for processing large data sets, and how to integrate it with Python using the PySpark interface. You will learn to build and implement data-intensive applications as you dive into the world of high-performance machine learning, and leverage Spark RDD, Spark SQL, Spark MLlib, Spark Streaming, HDFS, Sqoop, Flume, Spark GraphX, and Kafka.

  • Attend an online interactive masterclass from distinguished IIT Kanpur faculty and get insights into the world of data engineering.

Skills Covered

  • Real Time Data Processing
  • Data Pipelining
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Data Visualization
  • Provisioning Data Storage Services
  • Apache Hadoop
  • Ingesting Streaming and Batch Data
  • Transforming Data
  • Implementing Security Requirements
  • Data Protection
  • Encryption Techniques
  • Data Governance and Compliance Controls

Tools Covered

Amazon EMRAmazon QuicksightAmazon RedshiftAmazon Sagemakermongodbpythonscalaspark.Azure Blob StorageAzure Data LakeAzure DatabricksAzure Data FactoryAzure Stream AnalyticsAzure Synapse AnalyticsSQL

Industry Projects

  • Project 1

    Social Media

    Implement a continuous monitoring system for Meta to help detect and respond to sentiment changes in a social media feed in near real-tim

    Social Media
  • Project 2

    Online Streaming

    Measure and rank user interactions with top-trending YouTube videos to gain actionable insights.

    Online Streaming
  • Project 3

    Employment Services

    Leverage data analysis to identify features and relationships that impact employee satisfaction to extract actionable insights from a Glassdoor data set.

    Employment Services
  • Project 4


    Create and launch new digital marketing campaigns for different brands across various categories to help Amazon come up with new, relevant, and desirable Christmas deals

  • Project 5

    Banking Financial Services and Insurance

    Provide valuable insights to an insurance company by analyzing data on traffic, weather, and accidents.

  • Project 6

    TrueGate S3 Replication Big Data Assignment

    Leverage a Big Data stack to ensure that all new and existing objects from AWS S3 buckets are replicated correctly with no failures for TrueGate

Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.


Program Advisors

  • Professor Amey Karkare

    Professor Amey Karkare

    Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur

    Professor Amey Karkare is the Poonam and Prabhu Goel Chair Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Kanpur. His areas of focus are applications of Program Analysis, Compiler Optimizations, Software Engineering, and Machine Learning to build software systems.


Join the Data Engineering Domain

The global big data and data engineering services market is expected to grow from USD 130.7 billion in 2020 to USD 234.6 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 10.2% (Source: Global Industry Analytics Inc)

Job Icon11.5M

Expected new jobs for Data Analytics And Science related roles

Source: US bureau of Labor
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YOY growth for Data Engineer positions

Source: Dice 2020 report
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Average Annual Salary

Source: Glassdoor

Batch Profile

The diversity of our cohorts brings intensity to classroom conversations and interactions. Our programs cater to learners from a wide range of sectors and experiences.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Information Technology - 40%Software Product - 15%BFSI - 15%Manufacturing - 15%Others - 15%
    Ernst & Young
    JP Morgan Chase

Admission Details

Application Process

The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and accepted by the candidates by paying the admission fee.


Submit Application

Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to do this program


Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application



Selected candidates can join the program by paying the admission fee

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to this Program in Data Engineering, candidates should have:

A bachelor's degree with an average of 50% or higher marks
2+ years of formal work experience (preferred)
Prior knowledge or experience in object oriented programming

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Program Benefits

  • Masterclasses delivered by distinguished IIT Kanpur faculty
  • Program certificate from E&ICT Academy, IIT Kanpur
  • 50% annual growth in job openings
  • Career assistance post completion of this program
  • Active recruiters include: Amazon, Google, and Microsoft

Certificate in Data Engineering FAQs

  • What are the eligibility criteria for this Data Engineering program?

    For admission to this Data Engineering program, candidates should have:

    • A bachelor's degree with an average of 50 percent or higher marks

    • Basic knowledge of object-oriented programming

    • Preferably 2+ years of formal work experience

  • Who is this Data Engineering program ideal for?

    Professionals eager to develop their data engineering expertise with the objective of: 

    • Enhancing effectiveness in their current role

    • Transitioning to data engineering roles in their organization

    • Seeking to advance their career in the industry

    • Giving shape to entrepreneurial aspirations

  • What is the admission process for this Data Engineering program?

    The admission process for this Data Engineering program consists of three simple steps:

    • All interested candidates are required to apply through the online application form

    • An admission panel will shortlist the candidates based on their application

    • An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates, which can then be accepted by the candidate by paying the program fee

  • What should I expect from this Data Engineering program?

    As a part of this Data Engineering program you will receive the following:

    • Masterclasses delivered by distinguished IIT Kanpur faculty

    • Data Engineering Program completion certificate from E&ICT Academy, IIT Kanpur

    • Career assistance post-completion of this program

    • Active recruiters include: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and more

  • What certificate will I receive?

    Upon successful completion of this Data Engineering program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion by E&ICT Academy, IIT Kanpur, along with  industry-recognized certification from Simplilearn for courses in the learning path

  • How long does it take to complete this Data Engineering program?

    The program could be completed according to your schedule but the anticipated time to complete the overall program of program is 11 months.

  • Is this course really 100% online? Do I need to attend any classes in person?

     This Data Engineering program is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings, and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

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

     We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We 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 the completion of your course.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in the Data Engineering program on your first attempt. They proactively engage with students to ensure adherence to the learning path—helping to enrich their learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring to career assistance. 

  • I am not able to access the program. Who can help me?

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

  • Disclaimer
  • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
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