Demand for data scientists continues to grow, and the job market is hot for those with the right skillset. Data science job candidates can expect a variety of technical questions and exercises that depend upon the position and the company.
But outside of tech know-how, adequately describing your skills with communication, teamwork, and creative thinking is key. “To assess if a candidate can be successful as a data scientist, I’m looking for a few things: baseline knowledge of the fundamentals, a capacity to think creatively and scientifically about real-world problems, exceptional communication about highly technical topics, and constant curiosity,” said Kevin Safford, senior director of engineering at Umbel.
Author: Alison DeNisco Rayome