It can be rightly said that Big Data has become the mainstream technology across all high-performing industries. Prominent enterprises now base their decision-making skills on insights derived from the analysis of big data. The fact that Big Data gives you an edge over competitors is as much true for enterprises as it is for professionals working in the analytics domain.
Big data brings forth an ocean of opportunities for those who like to work with numbers and are passionate about unearthing patterns in rows of raw, unstructured data. To understand the role of Big Data Engineer, Analytics India Magazine caught up with Sumit Shukla, Level 1 Data Scientist at upGrad who gave an insightful low-down on the role and the kind of skill-set required for becoming a Big Data Engineer.
Author: Richa Bhatia