12 June 2019, India:
e-learning platform Edureka has partnered with NIT Rourkela to bridge the divide between Big Data roles and industry talent.
Edureka and NIT Rourkela have introduced a Post Graduate Program in Big Data Engineering.
The comprehensive curriculum will nurture learners into Big Data Engineering experts through rigorous training, exposure to practical projects, placement assistance, an opportunity to network with industry veterans.
Students will get mentorship from NIT Rourkela faculty.
The company said that they have specially designed the PGP program for professionals looking for a career transition into Big Data Engineering, beginners in the Big Data domain looking to kickstart their careers or anyone working in Data Analytics & BI domain.
the program will also give students an opportunity to be a member of NIT Rourkela’s alumni network.
Ananda Rao Ladi, Chief Learning Officer, Edureka, said, “The fundamental role of the program is to bridge the talent gap in Big Data and equip more IT professionals through the right training, industry exposure and mentorship; and our course is the perfect amalgamation of all three. We are happy to announce this partnership with NIT Rourkela to create more Big Data Engineers who will take on the best jobs in this coveted technology.”
According to reports, ‘Big Data Engineer’ ranks among the top, trending jobs on LinkedIn and the average salary of a Big Data Engineer is $90,885 per year. However businesses need trained professionals in this technology.
Prof. Animesh Biswas, Director, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, said, “At NIT Rourkela, it is our mission to advance and spread knowledge in the area of science and technology leading to creation of wealth and welfare of humanity.’ If Data is the oil of the 21st century, Big Data is the aviation fuel. I am proud to say that with NIT Rourkela and Edureka joining hands, we will be able to fulfil the never-ending demand for Big Data Engineers in the industry.”
Animesh Biswas, added, “I wish the best to all the participants as they embark on this exciting journey. We are delighted that this partnership enables NIT Rourkela to share its expertise and research with the whole world through Edureka’s live, online training platform. Let’s prepare for the future.”
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