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A.E.C. Business Intelligence and Visualization Analyst LEA.CV: Profile Big Data Developer

Big Data Developer (ITL)
International students need to apply four months before the start date

State of the Industry

Montreal College’s Business Intelligence and Visualization Analyst – Big Data Developer profile path will provide you with tools and skills to collect, manage, analyze and interpret data. We will also provide you the hands-on experience you need with a real-time industry project to get an edge. With Big Data being an interesting and challenging field, we help you to be equipped with latest and most advantageous skills in the domain, an addition to your already formidable technical skillset for this is not a career in which you can afford to fall behind.

Big Data refers to management of complex data from multiple sources and ingesting it in needed destinations for analytical purposes using a variety of tools and frameworks. It continues to be a force to be reckoned with as all the major brands and big industries heavily rely on data to make strategic decisions with wider perspectives after analysis. All of this leads to an ever-growing demand for professionals who have sound knowledge of building data analytics and big data solutions.

  • 12 months (900 hrs)*
  • 23rd October 2021
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8 Months Classes + 4 Months Project/Internship

  • Average annual salary$122,247 per year 2.7 million jobsin the USA by 2020
  • 103 billion dollarbig data analytics market by 2023

International Student Benefits

Post Graduate Work Permit (PGWP) | Certified Diploma from a DLI (Ministry Approved) | Student-friendly City (Montreal) | Rich Cultural Diversity | Extended Family like Network | Support for Internships | Instructor-led training For specialists looking to advance their career, following are few job roles in Big Data: Big Data Engineer | Data Engineer | Data Analyst (With Big Data background) | Data Developer | ETL Developer (Big Data Technologies) | Software Engineer (Big Data) | Cloud Developer (Azure, AWS, GCP) | BI/Big Data Developer


Who should apply

This program is intended for individuals possessing creative abilities who want to make a career switch or are looking to grow their business. Here is a list of professionals for whom learning Big Data has turned out to be a great asset: Tech savy individuals with a computer science background or a passion for learning new technologies

Data analysts | Data scientist | Computer engineers | IT professionals | Business intelligence analysts |

Dwany H
Dwany H

Big Data Developer

Sihame B
Sihame B

BI Developer

Rosana N
Rosana N

Java Developer

David P
David P

Big Data Student/Java Developer


This is an entry-level course/program, but it assumes that students have the following:

Secondary V / High School Diploma

Good knowledge Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint Presentation)

Completed post-secondary studies (in Business Management or Social Science or Information Technology) or have a CEGEP Diploma or have 1 year of relevant experience


Knowledge of Java or Database Management or OOPs concepts is considered an asset.

Upon successful completion of the program, the college grants the student an AEC (Attestation d’études collégiale)
Business Intelligence and Visualization Analyst (LEA.CV)

-900 hrs-

Certification Tracks

IBM Certified Data Engineer – Big Data

Spark Developer (Cloudera)

Spark and Hadoop Developer Exam (Cloudera)


Data Engineer (Cloudera)


A.E.C. – Business Intelligence and Visualization Analyst (LEA.CV)
-(900 hrs)-

Introduction to the concepts of big data, its problems and challenges. The course will also cover the treatment of big data, the Hadoop Ecosystem and the role of a developer in the big data field.

Introduction to the concepts of programming and algorithms. Students will learn the Scala programming language, object-oriented languages such as Java and Linux Shell, as well as scripting fundamentals.

Introduction to the concepts of relational and non-relational databases. Students will learn how to handle structured and unstructured data and how to manage big data with Parquet, Hbase and JDBC.

Big data applications are able to handle the large volume of data (both structured and unstructured) without which large-scale organizations could not operate. Big data solutions make analysis optimal for better and more strategic business decisions.

Tableau can create a wide range of different visualizations to interactively present the data and showcase insights. It comes with tools that allow to drill down data and see the impact in a visual format that can be easily understood by any individual. Tableau also comes with real-time data analytics capabilities and cloud support.

At the end of the program, students work on a real-time, industry-simulated project involving big data and database software.



MCIT offers scholarships for
deserving students, recent graduates, women, the unemployed and recent immigrants. The College offers up to $2000 off the tuition fees. Limited places for each session.
* This is only available for Local students


As an international student, I learned a lot from this program at Montreal College, which landed me a job as a quality assurance analyst in automation.

Pooja Gogna — STQA Student
  • Big Data Developer (ITL)
  • Big Data Developer (ITL)
  • Big Data Developer (ITL)
  • Big Data Developer (ITL)
  • Big Data Developer (ITL)


— F.A.Q —

Fast track program is designed for local students whereas Regular track is designed for international students
Each student is provided with a PC in the classroom. However, students can bring their own laptops.
Yes, of course you can visit our campus and enquire about our program. You can register for the next upcoming information session through our website. You can also book an appointment to meet our program advisor.
We offer flexible schedule during daytime, evenings and weekends
Yes, you shall be working on a project as part of the program. However, we do not offer an internship but you are free to intern in an organization if it’s in the purview of your program (Regular track) and you have all necessary authorizations from the government of Canada.
Not at this time, but please consult our Financial Aid section for information on grants and loans.
Yes, we will. Please consult our Career center section for additional information.
Yes. We conduct prerequisite classes that will help you to start the program on a high note.
- Completed Post-Secondary (or post-secondary) studies in Business Management, Social Science or Information Technology, or CEGEP Diploma, or relevant experience of at least 1 year. -High School – Mathematics Secondary 4 436/4 SN or TS/5 CST - Basic knowledge of SQL is considered an asset.
Yes, there're Teaching Assistants (TAs) available for this program to help you during your labs and ease your learning process.