Embraer launches software specialization program


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New New SingaporeEmbraer has announced a partnership with the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE) to create a software specialization program, a professional field expanding rapidly in Brazil and around the world. The initiative aims to accelerate the training of specialists to work in the aerospace sector. The program will be aimed at professionals in computer science, engineering and related fields from across the country. It will include recent graduates or people with some experience who are interested in the graduate degree from the university and the opportunity to work at Embraer on the development of intelligent systems.

Divided into three modules, the program will be structured into theoretical distance learning disciplines and in-person lessons in Embraer units to develop the final project. The training will last nine months and candidates will be able to choose to specialize in “embedded software” or “digital technologies” upon registration.

“The speed of digital transformations and the global demand for technology professionals highlight the strategic need to develop agile educational programs to attract and qualify young people who wish to combine personal development and career opportunities in the difficult environment offered by Embraer, ”said Carlos Alberto Griner, vice president of people, ESG and communications at Embraer. “We are very pleased to have UFPE as a partner in this program which will accelerate the availability of technology specialists for the industry, help build Embraer’s future and generate benefits for society as a whole. . “

In addition to the tradition and the quality recognized in higher education and scientific research, the proximity of the UFPE with the Digital Port – innovation center of excellence in Recife with activities in information and communication technologies. communication, and the creative economy – has helped form the partnership that extends Embraer’s performance in the national innovation ecosystem.

“For the UFPE Computer Center, it is strategic to be part of initiatives in digital technologies that accelerate and train a highly qualified workforce for the market, and that of Embraer is particularly important. It will be an advantage for these professionals to have face-to-face experience in Embraer units while applying the embedded software and data science knowledge gained in courses with specialized computer science teachers ”, said Veronica Teichrieb, coordinator of cooperation and innovation at the UFPE computer center.

Embraer is a benchmark for investing in education and creating models for accelerating knowledge through educational partnerships, mentoring, corporate academics and other means of fostering a culture of learning. ‘innovation. One of its most significant educational projects is the master’s degree in aeronautical engineering which, in partnership with the Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA), has trained more than 1,600 professionals in two decades and has become the main gateway to entry of engineers wishing to work in the company. Like Embraer’s other successful recruiting and career training programs, the vision is for the Software Specialization program to provide the business with more highly skilled professionals aligned with future business growth strategies.

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