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Core Skills
Machine learning, data mining, predictive models, natural language processing, neural networks, simulation, relational database access, NoSQL, data warehousing concepts, SAS, SPSS, R, Python, JAVA, MATLAB, PIG
Power Competencies
Research, communications, problem solving, organizational skills, presentation skills


COMPTIA ITF+, SAS, Oracle, IBM, MS(MTA, MSCE, MSCA), Range of Data Science Certifications are available - see https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/career-development/data-science-certifications

Educational Providers

Public and private 2-year and 4-year colleges, universities Bootcamps & technical Centers Certification entities such as COMPTIA, Microsoft, Google, ITIL

Ohio Median Salary


A Data Scientist...

Develop and implement a set of techniques or analytics applications to transform raw data into meaningful information using data-oriented programming languages and visualization software. Develop and maintain quantitative models, Apply data mining, data modeling, natural language processing, and machine learning to extract and analyze information from large structured and unstructured datasets. Visualize, interpret, and report data findings. May create dynamic data reports.

Alternative Titles

Machine learning engineeer, AI Engineer, Machine Learning Scientist, AI Scientist


You should be: Able to create and analyze multi-dimensional datasets using data mining, natural language and machine learning, and visualization tools such as SAS, R, Pythion Develop basic predictive models and map them to real business processes Able to communicate clearly and collaborate with business people to develop meaningful insights for use in decision making Credentialed at the BS or higher level with appropriate IT and Data Science industry recognized certifications