So what does a Data Scientist really do? Think of yourself as the as someone who will design the end-user access layer of the Business Intelligence projects and performs the detailed design of requested reports, so not just anyone is qualified for this role! We make sure we get the best of the best, after all, we are a ridiculously good company so we make sure our employees are top notch. So come on, now we need your full concentration because it’s time to imagine what it’s like being a Data Scientist.
Imagine yourself going to work with one thing on your mind: you want to collect and analyze data that can help understand the heart of the business. As you tackle your new tasks for the day, you know that it will lead to one thing: that you will work with data architecture to design aggregation strategy that supports business definitions, scalability and usability of the front end solution.
As a Data Scientist, you will be responsible for configuring, building and testing reports. You will provide mentoring, guidance and supervision to Junior or Entry Level BI analysts. You will design user-interface functionality to ensure it meets the required user experience standards. You will be responsible for creating the user interface design the technical specifications. You will provide valuable insights needed by the users for a more indepth BI solution that will provide value to the Business (Campaign, Department, Initiative etc.). You will also provide direct support to content end users. You will ensure business KPI definitions are kept intact through design and development process. You will drive functional and technical end user access layer design. What else? You will also be responsible for detailed design, configuring, building and testing of reports according to standards. You will fix any defects and performance problems discovered in testing. You will be responsible for assisting and resolving design issues and defects. You will also be responsible for the generation of regular reports and maintain associated updates and perform associated testing.
So, do you have what it takes to become a Data Scientist?