Web: https://anchor.fm/datatalksclub/episodes/Teaching-Data-Engineers---Jeff-Katz-e1iaoru Audio: https://anchor.fm/s/41286f68/podcast/play/51781950/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fstaging%2F2022-4-10%2F264614111-44100-2-f81a390867047.m4a

May 13, 2022, 5 p.m. | DataTalks.Club

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We talked about:



  • Jeff’s background

  • Getting feedback to become a better teacher

  • Going from engineering to teaching

  • Jeff on becoming a curriculum writer

  • Creating a curriculum that reinforces learning

  • Jeff on starting his own data engineering bootcamp

  • Shifting from teaching ML and data science to teaching data engineering

  • Making sure that students get hired

  • Screening bootcamp applicants

  • Knowing when it’s time to apply for jobs

  • The curriculum of JigsawLabs.io

  • The market demand of Spark, Kafka, and Kubernetes (or lack thereof) …

data data engineers engineers teaching

Predictive Ecology Postdoctoral Fellow

@ Lawrence Berkeley National Lab | Berkeley, CA

Data Analyst, Patagonia Action Works

@ Patagonia | Remote

Data & Insights Strategy & Innovation General Manager

@ Chevron Services Company, a division of Chevron U.S.A Inc. | Houston, TX

Faculty members in Research areas such as Bayesian and Spatial Statistics; Data Privacy and Security; AI/ML; NLP; Image and Video Data Analysis

@ Ahmedabad University | Ahmedabad, India

Director, Applied Mathematics & Computational Research Division

@ Lawrence Berkeley National Lab | Berkeley, Ca

Business Data Analyst

@ MainStreet Family Care | Birmingham, AL