We aims to launch a 9-month online Diploma Program in Big Data (Developers) in partnership with a top Indian University. We envision building this credential into a gold standard for Big Data professionals, akin to a CFA in the Finance world.
As a Subject Matter Expert (SME) – Big Data, we would seek your leadership in the following areas to help deliver a rigorous, industry-relevant program:
Ø Curriculum development (10% time): Build a rigorous program by informing decisions on curriculum structure, describing various Big Data Processing concepts in innovative, simple ways, and time allocation across concepts
Ø Industry-relevant cases and projects (40% time): Identify industry-relevant projects/cases and develop them (e.g. data sets, code solutions, evaluation criteria) with industry partners to offer students compelling project experience from a recruiter standpoint.
Ø Academic quality assurance and guest faculty (40% time): Help create learning material with an in-house team of instructional designers and review its technical quality. Deliver 1-2 modules to supplement the existing faculty.
Ø Thought-leadership (10% time): Leverage our platform to publish original content
(e.g. video as guest faculty, articles on UpGrad blog) to position yourself, and by association we as a thought leader in the Big Data industry
Ø Student experience (post-program launch): Lead a team of program associates to assist students with their academic doubts on our platform
We are engaging with various partners like IIIT-B, Citi, Flipkart, Fractal, etc. which will give us the opportunity to build brand equity alongside industry thought leaders through our proprietary events, video content database, blog, among others. Join us on the journey of building a world-class program in Big Data!
8-10 years in Big Data education and industry
Hands-on, workplace experience in applying concepts in Hadoop, Spark, Hadoop Ecosystem Tools, NoSQL, Visualisations, etc.
Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Java, SQL, and Python
Experience in multiple verticals will be a plus