Chapter 2. Data science companies

This chapter covers

  • Types of companies hiring data scientists
  • The pros and cons of each company type
  • The tech stacks you may see at different jobs

As discussed in chapter 1, data science is a wide field with lots of different roles: research scientist, machine learning engineer, business intelligence analyst, and more. Although the work you do as a data scientist depends on your role, it is equally influenced by the company where you’re working. Big company versus small, tech versus traditional industry, and young versus established can influence project focus, supporting technology, and team culture. By understanding ...

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