Preparing for the Professional Data Engineer Examination

Gain valuable information, tips, and advice to help you prepare for Google Cloud data engineer certification.
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1 day course
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A private training session for your team. Groups can be of any size, at a location of your choice including our training centres.

Jellyfish has recently been named a Google Cloud Specialisation Partner of the Year. This title recognises our commitment to provide world-leading Cloud-based Training solutions that help our clients succeed. As a Google Cloud Partner, we’re here to help structure your preparation for the Professional Data Engineer exam.

We'll cover the structure and format of the examination, as well as its relationship to other Google Cloud certifications.

Through in-classroom discussions and quizzes, you will familiarise yourself with the domain covered by the examination, so as to help you devise a preparation strategy.

Together, we’ll rehearse useful skills including exam question reasoning and case comprehension, as well as review topics from the Data Engineering curriculum.

This Preparing for the Professional Data Engineer Examination course is offered as a private training session and can be delivered at any location of your choice or via Virtual Classroom.

Course overview
Who should attend:
This course is intended for Cloud or Data engineering professionals interested in taking the Data Engineer certification exam. To get the most out of this course, it’s recommended that you have familiarity with the Google Cloud to the level of the Data Engineering on Google Cloud course.
Walk away with the ability to:
  • Provide information, tips, and advice on taking the exam
  • In-depth review of sample case studies
  • Review each section of the exam covering highest-level concepts
  • Indicate skill gaps / areas of study if not known by the candidate
  • Connect candidates to appropriate target learning
Course agenda
Module 1: Understanding the Professional Data Engineer Certification
  • Position the Professional Data Engineer certification among the offerings
  • Distinguish between Associate and Professional
  • Provide guidance between Professional Data Engineer and Associate Cloud Engineer
  • Describe how the exam is administered and the exam rules
  • Provide general advice about taking the exam
Module 2: Designing Data Processing Systems
  • Designing data processing systems
  • Designing flexible data representations
  • Designing data pipelines
  • Designing data processing infrastructure
Module 3: Building and Operationalising Data Processing Systems
  • Building and operationalising data structures and databases
  • Building and operationalising flexible data representations
  • Building and operationalising pipelines
  • Building and operationalising processing infrastructure
Module 4: Operationalising Machine Learning Models
  • Analyse data and enable machine learning
  • Analysing data
  • Machine learning
  • Machine learning model deployment
  • Model business processes for analysis and optimisation
  • Mapping business requirements to data representations
  • Optimising data representations, data infrastructure performance and cost
Module 5: Security, Policy, and Reliability
  • Design for security and compliance
  • Performing quality control
  • Ensuring reliability
  • Visualise data and advocate policy
  • Assessing, troubleshooting, and improving data representations and data processing infrastructure
  • Recovering data
  • Building (or selecting) data visualisation and reporting tools
  • Advocating policies and publishing data and reports
  • Designing secure data infrastructure and processes
  • Designing for legal compliance
Module 6: Resources and next steps
  • Resources for learning more about designing data processing systems, data structures, and databases
  • Resources for learning more about data analysis, machine learning, business process analysis, and optimisation
  • Resources for learning more about data visualisation and policy
  • Resources for learning more about reliability design
  • Resources for learning more about business process analysis and optimisation
  • Resources for learning more about reliability, policies, security, and compliance
Module 7: Resources and next steps
  • Sample exam questions
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