Google Certified Professional

A Google Certified Professional - Data Engineer enables data-driven decision making by collecting, transforming, and visualizing data. The Data Engineer designs, builds, maintains, and troubleshoots data processing systems with a particular emphasis on the security, reliability, fault-tolerance, scalability, fidelity, and efficiency of such systems.

The Data Engineer also analyzes data to gain insight into business outcomes, builds statistical models to support decision-making, and creates machine learning models to automate and simplify key business processes.

A Google Certified Professional - Data Engineer has demonstrated in our assessment their ability to:

  • check Build and maintain data structures and databases
  • check Design data processing systems
  • check Analyze data and enable machine learning
  • check Model business processes for analysis and optimization
  • check Design for reliability
  • check Visualize data and advocate policy
  • check Design for security and compliance

About this certification

  • This exam objectively measures an individual’s ability to demonstrate the critical job skills for the role.
  • To earn this certification you must pass the Google Certified Professional - Data Engineer exam.
  • This exam has no prerequisites.
  • This exam must be taken in-person at one of our testing center locations. Locate a test center near you.
  • Format: Multiple choice and multiple select
  • Specifics about exam
    • Length: 2 hours
    • Registration fee: USD $200
    • Language: English and Japanese

Preparing for your exam

The certification exams are designed to identify individuals who demonstrate proficiency with certain critical job tasks. Real-world, hands-on experience is the best preparation. If you are not already proficient in the tasks listed in the exam guide, here are some useful training resources and reference materials:

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