Data Science Career

Three main types of data scientists:

  • Developers: with strong expertise in software engineering and development they can build data centric products.
  • Analysts: With strong expertise in statistics and machine learning they can turn data into information ready to be digested by experts for decision making.
  • Specialists: Domain Experts with strong expertise in a specific field, they can provide deep insight into their domain of knowledge.

Advice:

  • Imposter Syndrome is inevitable. there are simply too many available tools and methodologies that are new to us.
  • Build projects and a portfolio.
  • Write down your knowledge and experiences.
  • Focus on problem solving: simplify, explain, optimize.