A Data Scientist interprets and analyses complex data sets using advanced statistical methods to extract meaningful insights. These professionals are critical thinkers who can leverage big data to anticipate and solve business challenges, often utilising machine learning and predictive analytics.
Essential parts of a Data Scientist’s job description:
- Using automated tools to extract data from primary and secondary sources.
- Removing corrupted data and fixing coding errors and related problems.
- Developing and maintaining databases, data systems – reorganising data in a readable format.
- Performing analysis to assess quality and meaning of data.