Can data engineer become a data scientist?
By - Kaustubh • 2 months ago • 21.4k views
I was recently asked if a data engineer can become a data science. How difficult is it for data engineers to switch career to data scientist and what type of training is involved. Looking for responses from data engineers and data scientists.
Data engineers work on building data pipelines, storages and optimizing the data processing and make the data ready for data scientists.
Data scientists will collect the data and build their predictive models to make data-driving decisions.
You'll have to develop a strong foundation in statistics, probability, linear algebra, and calculus. Learning programming languages like Python or R, which are popular for data analysis and machine learning will be super useful.
Certifications for Data Science
- IBM Data Science Professional Certificate
- Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Scientist Associate
- Google Cloud Professional Data Engineer
- Data Science Council of America (DASCA) Certification
I'll be happy to provide more information.
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