The data explosion – fueled by increased bandwidth and processing power, innovative data analysis tools, and the proliferation of inexpensive cloud-based storage solutions – has placed Data Scientist among the most demanded and lucrative IT careers.
Duties of Data Scientist
Data scientists mine and analyze data from a range of sources, including customer transactions, click streams, sensors, social media, log files and GPS plots.
Unlock valuable and predictive insights that will influence business decisions and spur a competitive advantage.
Translate a business case into an analytics agenda, developing hypotheses, and understanding data—as well as exploring patterns to measure what impact they will have on businesses
Prepare reports using data visualization tools
These skills will help you to reach this career
Math (e.g. linear algebra, calculus and probability)
Statistics (hypothesis testing and summary statistics)