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Data Science Career Guide – Interview Preparation

Prepare for your Data Science Interview with this full guide on a career in Data Science including practice questions!
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 4h 0m
Language: English
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According to Glassdoor, a career as a Data Scientist is the best job in America! With an average base salary of over $120,000, not only do Data Scientists earn fantastic compensation, but they also get to work on some of the world’s most interesting problems! Data Scientist positions are also rated as having some of the best work-life balances by Glassdoor. Companies are in dire need of filling out this unique role, and you can use this course to help you rock your Data Scientist Interview!
This course is designed to be the ultimate resource for getting a career as a Data Scientist. We’ll start off with an general overview of the field and discuss multiple career paths, including Product Analyst, Data Engineering, Data Scientist, and many more. You’ll understand the various opportunities available and the best way to pursue each of them. The course touches upon a wide variety of topics, including questions on probability, statistics, machine learning, product metrics, example data sets, A/B testing, market analysis, and much more! 
The course will be full of real questions sourced from employees working at some of the world’s top technology companies, including Amazon, Square, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, AirBnb and more!

The course contains real questions with fully detailed explanations and solutions. Not only is the course designed for candidates to achieve a full understanding of possible interview questions, but also for recruiters to learn about what to look for in each question response. For questions requiring coded solutions, fully commented code examples will be shown for both Python and R. This way you can focus on understanding the code in a programming language you’re already familiar with, instead of worrying about syntax!

You will learn

✓ Create a great data science resume!
✓ Understand various positions and titles available in the data science ecosystem.
✓ Get practice with probability and statistics interview questions.
✓ Build an understanding of good experiment design.
✓ Get practice with SQL interview questions.


• An understanding of Probability and Statistics
• Programming Experience in either Python or R
• Experience in SQL
• An understanding of Machine Learning Algorithms

This course is for

• Anyone who wants to prepare for a Data Science Interview
• Anyone interested in a career in Data Science
Head of Data Science at Pierian Training
Jose Marcial Portilla has a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Santa Clara University and years of experience as a professional instructor and trainer for Data Science, Machine Learning and Python Programming. He has publications and patents in various fields such as microfluidics, materials science, and data science. Over the course of his career he has developed a skill set in analyzing data and he hopes to use his experience in teaching and data science to help other people learn the power of programming, the ability to analyze data, and the skills needed to present the data in clear and beautiful visualizations. Currently he works as the Head of Data Science for Pierian Training and provides in-person data science and python programming training courses to employees working at top companies, including General Electric, Cigna, The New York Times, Credit Suisse, McKinsey and many more. Feel free to check out the website link to find out more information about training offerings.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 4h 0m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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