Data Science Careers

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Data Science Careers

Data is powerful. With it, you can investigate current trends in education, healthcare, finance, and just about any other industry - and you can use that data to predict what will happen next.

With data science skills, you could be a ...

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Engineer
  • Business Analyst
  • Machine Learning Engineer

Featured Jobs

Data Analyst

As an entry-level analyst, you'll specialize in finding, retrieving, wrangling, and delivering insights from data. You're capable of obtaining, analyzing, and reporting on data ranging from business metrics to user behavior and product performance. You have a strong combination of analytical (math, statistics and programming) and communication (presentation and data visualization) skills, a systematic approach to problem solving with a high attention to detail, and ability to apply them in a business context.

Some skills that data analysts use:

  • Python, R, SQL, MongoDB, NumPy, Scikit-Learn, Pandas, Dimple.js, D3.js
  • Tableau
  • A/B testing, hypothesis testing, basic statistics -binomial distribution

Machine Learning Engineer

You can be an entry-level to mid-level software engineer who is trained to apply machine learning tools to model and solve data-centric business problems. You have good practical knowledge of how machine learning algorithms function, and are skilled at applying them to real-world scenarios. You would work with data engineers and analysts to convert insights into products and services that aim to optimize performance on desired metrics.

Some skills that machine learning engineers use:

  • Python, NumPy, Scikit-Learn, Pandas
  • Model Evaluation and Validation, Classification and Regression, Clustering, Dimensionality Reduction, Neural Networks, Markov Decision Processes, Reinforcement Learning (Policy Iteration, Value Iteration, Q-Learning), Game Theory

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Data Structures & Algorithms in Python

This course will introduce you to common data structures and algorithms in Python. You'll review frequently-asked technical interview questions and learn how to structure your responses.

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Data Science Weekly

A free weekly newsletter featuring curated news, articles and jobs related to data science.

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Data Tau

A simple & streamlined newsletter with links to external resources.

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The Yhat Blog

A blog about machine learning, data science, and engineering.

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The Data Science Handbook

A book that features advice and insights from 25 experienced data scientists.

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Data Science Interview Prep

In this course, you'll review the common questions asked in data science, data analyst, and machine learning interviews. Practice the skills you need to show up for your data science interview with confidence!

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