Career path

Training for Data Engineers

Microsoft Learn helps you discover the tools and skills you need to become a data engineer.

Browse the official plan for data engineers
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What is a data engineer?

A data engineer integrates, transforms, and consolidates data from various structured and unstructured data systems into structures that are suitable for building analytics solutions. The data engineer also helps design and support data pipelines and data stores that are high-performing, efficient, organized, and reliable, given a specific set of business requirements and constraints.

Your path to becoming a data engineer

Option 1: Self-Paced Training

Work through online guided trainings paths at your own pace. As you journey through the learning paths and modules, you will be exposed to some of the skills you need to help you get credentialed.

Option 2: Instructor led training

Choose a traditional classroom training setting to learn on your own schedule, at your own pace, and in your own place.

Get Certified

Once you have completed the self-paced training and/or the instructor led course, try a practice assessment to see if you are ready for the certification exam.

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Get connected

Are you interested in professional networking with other data engineers? Would you like to connect with training, placement, recruiting partners or employers for jobs?