Data Scientists extract knowledge from data, investigating complex problems by applying data preparation techniques, statistics, and machine learning to generally large sets of structured or unstructured data.
Also known as: Data Analyst, Big Data Scientist, Data Engineer, Big Data Specialist, Business Intelligence (BI) Expert, Data Miner, Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst, Knowledge Engineer, or Information Manager
The following are recommended qualifications for this role:
Bachelor or Masters Degree in Computer Science and/or Maths/Statistics
Strong experience in programming and data structures, and/or statistical analysis
See What to study for more information.
The following professional certification is recommended for those practicing in this role:
Chartered IT Professional NZ (CITPNZ) (More info at IT Professionals NZ)
These industry certifications may be helpful for this role: