Top 5 Key Skills A Good Data Scientist Should Have

Data scientist job roles are hugely in demand and are turning out to be a lucrative career option. However, candidates need to be adept in a wide array of skills from programming knowledge to be good in communication, and more. While the industry has varying metrics on what being a good data scientist is, here are the five key skills a good data scientist should have.

Analytical Mindset One of the key requirements for a data scientist is to have an analytical mindset with a strong statistical background and good knowledge of data structures and machine learning algorithms. They need to be strong in Python or R and should be comfortable in handling large data sets.

Author: Krishnan Ramaswami


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