If you're interested in joining our Data Engineering course in 2019, please apply for our Python or Java Basics course, starting this Fall. Our "Basics" courses will prepare you with the foundations to excel in Data Engineering in just 6-weeks

Course Overview


Before miners and analysts create charts and visuals to explain information, Big Data Scientists and Engineers manage and refine the data they review. These scientists and engineers handle large sets of raw data and are the masters of the matrix.

In this course, you will learn the basics of Big Data and Hadoop technologies through hands-on classroom activities, case studies and more. You will learn how to extract, scrub and manipulate real-time and warehouse data using SQL & Java, properly define a problem and design tests that yield valid solutions, and prepare large sets of data for effective and efficient use by analysts. 

Our full immersive program will expose you to the following technologies: Java, Oracle DB, Shell Scripting, SDLC and Coding Practices, JDBC, Excel (ODBC), Data Modeling and Warehousing, Hadoop, Map Reduce, Data Transfer (Sqoop), Pig and Hive. 


  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions

  • Location: 804 E. 138th St, Floor 2, Bronx, NY 10454

  • Duration: 12 week intensive

  • Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm

  • Outcomes: Hands-on experience and workplace exposure

  • Cost: Tuition, materials and hardware are offered at no cost

  • Additional Services: Career counseling & connections to employment



Application Details


Location: Bronx, NY Training Center

Candidates: Ideal candidates will be organized, agile individuals interested in business processes, client management, project management and technology applications and systems. You posses computational thinking skills, do well in fast-paced environments and can learn new technologies quickly. Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED, be authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship (presently or in the future) and be able to travel to the Bronx, NY for training.


Professional experience should include one or more years of business and/or tech experience in Big Data, Database Management, Computer Information Systems or related topic areas and familiarity with the following technologies:

  • Java, .NET, C++, C#, SQL and/or Oracle

  • Object Orient Programming principles (OOP)

  • SQL Query construction

  • Spreadsheets (Excel, Sheets, Numbers) + Dynamic Tables and Data Formulas

  • Project Management (Agile, Scrum)


The following courses will provide more insight into Platform by per scholas coursework and requirements.

we suggest you review these topics and complete these courses to prepare you for DATA ENGINEERING.

Courses are provided by

The Ultimate Hands-On Hadoop-Tame

Shell Scripting: Discover How to Automate Command Line Tasks



 Oracle SQL - Step by Step SQL

User Stories for Agile Scrum + Product Owner + Business Analysis

Project Management + SDLC Models and Methodology

Unified Modeling Language (UML)

Business Analysis Fundamentals + SDLC

Web Dev Boot Camp 





Please keep in mind, this application process is very competitive and not all applicants will be accepted for our limited slots.


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 Curriculum developed by Cognizant Technology Solutions

Curriculum developed by Cognizant Technology Solutions