Big Data, Big Future: 3 Next-Gen Career Opportunities

“Big” hardly seems large enough to describe big data these days. With connected devices like Fitbits and smartphones, massive amounts of data are created every day at an exponential rate. But the sheer size of big data isn’t what is most impressive; it’s the gold mine of business insights it offers when analyzed.

For young professionals with big data analytics degrees, the field offers almost limitless potential and a wide range of careers to choose from. Here’s a look at a few of these emerging careers. Big data architect It’s one thing to brainstorm innovative products, like Siri or a smart refrigerator, but it’s another to bring those ideas to life. Similar to a construction architect, a data architect designs the framework of the latest technology and data systems, determining the structural requirements needed to securely store an abundance of information.

Author: Scott Rhodes


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