Data Engineering Interview Course

Nail Data Engineering interviews at FAANG and Tier-1 Tech Companies
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Course designed and taught by instructors from FAANG & Tier-1 Tech Companies

Adrián Fernández

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Suhas Satish

Senior Engineering Manager
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Qiuping Xu.

Principal Data Scientist
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Data Science Course Curriculum

This is what you'll learn in our Data Science career path!

  • 15 Mock Interviews
  • 6-Month Support Period

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Best Suited for

  • Current or Former Data Scientists
  • Software Engineers working on ML Models

Data Engineering Interview Process at Tier-1 Companies

We prepare you for all stages of a typical data engineering interview process at FAANG and Tier-1 companies

1 round of writing SQL queries

  • 5-6 problems on a dataset (understanding the trade-offs between joins, equivalent queries, and so on)

1 round based on Python, SQL, and Big Data Frameworks

  • Writing MapReduce equivalent for SQL/Spark queries
  • Programming questions on dictionary manipulations
  • Working knowledge of Hive, Spark, and other NoSQL databases

2-3 rounds on core Data Engineering concepts

  • Data modeling problem followed by related SQL questions 
  • Designing an ETL system for a given use case
  • Understanding the trade-off between tools (applicable to senior roles)
  • Optimizing and fine-tuning

1 behavioral interview round

  • Questions related to your job experience 
  • Discussions on past projects
  • Open-ended questions to gauge if you're a "good fit"
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What our students say

Akshay Lodha
Data Engineer
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"The way the instructors taught was awesome, the career coaching and the mock interview sections were also really helpful. Interview Kickstart helped me a lot in orienting myself and getting into the rhythm., and eventually transition from Goldman Sachs to Facebook."

Rupesh Dabbir
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Interview Kickstart (IK) provides you a solid platform to not only strengthen your algorithm and interview game, I've had the pleasure of meeting some of the best/brightest minds in the industry (Faculty and students included). It was a humble experience, to say the least.

Sujay Ghosh
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"Interview Kickstart Helps People Transition into FAANG Companies. I Got Into Amazon."

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