Hours With Experts
Hours with Experts looks to grow the Big Data ecosystem in STL by
helping individuals learn about the Big Data space or transition to
new careers as Data Engineers.
Hours with Experts is an eight week course on the fundamentals of
designed to give students a practical introduction to building a
real-world data pipeline. This includes working with a pub/sub system,
building a data pipeline, working with a streaming data framework, and
interacting with NoSQL databases.
Watch the highlights of our recent Hours with Experts celebration
where students and alumni share stories of how the course impacted
Hours with Experts FAQs
- Who should apply?
Growth-minded individuals with some programming experience
interested in learning about the Big Data space or transitioning to
a new career as a data engineer.
- What tech is used in the class?
Technologies used within the class include Kafka, Spark, Hbase, and
- How long do classes run?
- Hours with Experts is an 8-week program
- Where are classes held?
- Class is held remotely via Discord.
- When are classes held?
- One class (2-3 hrs) per week on Monday evenings
- Will I get a job after taking the class?
Hours with Experts is not a guarantee of employment. While we would
like to assist students as much as we can, the main purpose is to
grow the Data Engineering ecosystem in St. Louis by teaching
developers key skills.
Fall 2022 Logistics
Our fall program is starting soon so make sure to fill out the
interest form as soon as possible! Space is limited.
- Cost: Free
Length: 8-week program, starting September 26th and concluding
- Frequency: One class (2-3 hrs) per week on Monday evenings
- Location: Remote
Who should apply: People from the St. Louis community with software
experience who are interested in learning more about Data
Engineering and/or transitioning into a related career.
For more information on the program,
read the recap of our first data engineering HWE course!
Fill out the form below to get more information and receive an
application when the next session opens!
If you have any questions about the course or want to know if it’d be
a good fit for you, send them in with the form below or contact