What are characteristics of a 'good' data scientist?
by Daniel J. Power
Understanding the characteristics of a good data scientist helps write a job description and then evaluate job candidates. According to Jonathan Hassell, the following are the 4 qualities to look for in a data scientist:
1. Understands Statistics and Laws of Large Numbers
2. Is Inquisitive
3. Is Familiar With Database Design and Implementation
4. Has Baseline Proficiency in a Scripting Language
Hassell, J. "4 Qualities to Look for in a Data Scientist," CIO, April 15, 2014 at URL http://www.cio.com/article/751478/4_Qualities_to_Look_for_in_a_Data_Scientist?source=CIONLE_nlt_insider_2014-04-16 .
Last update: 2014-05-10 06:42
Author: Daniel Power
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