As you may know, the demand for Data Engineers has quadrupled in the last 2 years. There are more jobs than candidates in the job market, especially for US work authorized candidates. I have seen companies offering up to $1500 in referral bonuses.

My goal in writing this post is to give a self-motivated beginner a “simpler” learning path to becoming a data engineer. I have outlined the most important foundational skills needed to break into a Data Engineer role (junior role at least). The data engineer journey or landscape is truly overwhelming and I can say confidently there is…


I am passionate about empowering and encouraging people of color in the data analytics career path

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