In order to go from an Associate Consultant position into a Big Data Engineering one, emphasize your analytical skills, data manipulation experience, and knowledge of programming languages like Python or SQL. Any experience with big data technologies like Hadoop or Spark should be highlighted. Gain further knowledge by taking online big data engineering courses or earning certifications, and look for opportunities to work on data engineering projects. Connect with industry experts to learn more and to share your passion for big data engineering.
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