• July 8th 2024
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Microsoft Azure Academy: Data Engineers

Are you ready for a new challenge in IT? Are you interested in improving your Azure cloud skills and increasing your chances in the labor market? Sign up for the Data Engineering traineeship at the Azure Academy.

This track gives you the opportunity to continue to use the knowledge, qualities, and work ethic you already have, while further developing your skills to become an Azure Professional. Prior to the start of the program, we will connect you to an employer that will offer you a position at their company right after you finish the course. The Azure Academy is powered by Microsoft, ITPH Academy, Werk in het vooruitzicht and Refugee Talent Hub.

Please note: applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

The program

The Azure Academy consists of a 10-week intensive training in hard and soft skills. You will be introduced to SQL and ITIL, learn to work with Power BI, learn programming in Python, and become familiar with Data Engineering and the methodology of Agile Scrum. As part of the training, you will immediately apply your acquired knowledge in a realistic, practical business case. Next to the hard skills, you will also follow soft skill courses to improve your interviewing and presentation skills, and a coach will support you during the whole journey.

Certification & exams

  • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900)

  • Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900)

  • ITIL 4 Foundation

  • Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203)

Who are we looking for?

  • You have HBO / WO work and thinking level;

  • You have technical insight and affinity with IT (experience in IT is a big plus);

  • You are proficient in English (proficiency in Dutch is a plus);

  • You have mathematical and analytical skills;

  • You are full time available in the period from July 8th, 2024 to October 21st, 2024

  • You are available for the live pitch session in Amsterdam on Wednesday, June 5, 13:00-16:00 in Amsterdam

  • You are available for the live Kick-off session in Amsterdam on Monday, July 8th

  • You are willing and able to put in significant hours of self-study and can work independently;

  • But mainly you are really looking forward to making this a big success!

Before the candidates can be admitted to the program, they will go through a selection procedure, including an assessment and interview. This will be used to determine if candidates’ profiles match the Microsoft Azure Academy training program and the Data engineer role. The candidates will hear whether they have been invited to participate in the following steps of the selection procedure before April 22nd.

Deadline for applications: April 15th at 12:00. Please note: applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.