For over 10 years, there has been an intense focus by companies to extract business value from their data. Out of this activity, a role called the data scientist emerged. However, it quickly became obvious that a majority of a data scientist’s time was spent on data preparation or moving analytical models into production environments. Thus, the data engineer has emerged as a highly desirable and indispensable member of an analytics project team. The course covers the data analytics life cycle, the role of the data engineering, and the skill set of a successful data engineer. This course prepares the learner for a key portion of the Dell Technologies Proven Professional data engineering specialist-level certification exam (DES-7DE1). Review the exam description document to understand all the related data engineering training and consumption options.