What is Data Engineer?

A data engineer is an IT worker whose primary job is to prepare data for analytical or operational uses. These software engineers are typically responsible for building data pipelines to bring together information from different source systems. They integrate, consolidate, cleanse data and structure it for use in analytics applications. They make the data viable by writing complex queries. Data engineers work in conjunction with data science teams, improving data transparency and enabling businesses to make more trustworthy business decisions.

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