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Data Scientist: The Definitive Guide to Becoming a Data Scientist by Zacharias Voulgaris PhD

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Chapter 12 Specific Skills Required

Migrating to a data scientist role takes more than having the right mindset and knowing what the different data science tools are. It takes a certain kind of skill-set which needs to be both present in your mind and well-presented in your resume. In this chapter we will look into the specifics of that skill-set and how you can develop it coming from four major backgrounds: programming, statistics or machine learning, data modeling, and studentship. Furthermore, you will get acquainted with the field from a practical perspective, seeing how the data scientist’s skills relate to what you are already ...

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