Professional data engineer certification

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Professional Data Engineer

A Professional Data Engineer enables data-driven decision making by collecting, transforming, and publishing data. A Data Engineer should be able to design, build, operationalize, secure, and monitor data processing systems with a particular emphasis on security and compliance; scalability and efficiency; reliability and fidelity; and flexibility and portability. A Data Engineer should also be able to leverage, deploy, and continuously train pre-existing machine learning models.

The Professional Data Engineer exam assesses your ability to:

  • Design data processing systems
  • Build and operationalize data processing systems
  • Operationalize machine learning models
  • Ensure solution quality

    This exam is available in English and Japanese.

    About this certification exam

  • Length: 2 hours
  • Registration fee: $200 (plus tax where applicable)
  • Languages: English, Japanese.
  • Exam format: Multiple choice and multiple select taken remotely or in person at a test center. Locate a test center near you.
  • Exam Delivery Method:
    1. Take the online-proctored exam from a remote location, review the online testing requirements.
    2. Take the onsite-proctored exam at a testing center, Locate a test center near you.
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Recommended experience: 3+ years of industry experience including 1+ years designing and managing solutions using GCP.
  • 1. Review the exam guide

      The exam guide contains a complete list of topics that may be included on the exam. Review the exam guide to determine if your skills align with the topics on the exam.

    2. Training

    3. Sample questions

      Review sample questions to familiarize yourself with the format of exam questions and example content that may be covered on the Data Engineer exam.

    4. Schedule an exam