Category Archives: Big data jobs

Big Data Engineer Top Technology Job in 2016

Source: Louis Columbus and Robert Half’s 2016 Salary Guide for Technology Professionals

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$124,000: Median salary for professionals with big data expertise

Louis Columbus: The median advertised salary for professionals with big data expertise is $124,000 a year. Sample jobs in this category include Software Engineer, Big Data Platform Engineer, Information Systems Developer, Platform Software Engineer, Data Quality Director, and many others.  

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Trending Buzzwords in Tech Job Posting 2015

Sources: Textio (and BloombergBusiness) Biggest winners Artificial intelligence (or AI). This is the biggest winner in our data set over the last year, and we swear we’re not just saying that because we’re an AI company and we’re hiring. The … Continue reading

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Big Data Jobs: Salaries and Top Industries

Source: Where Big Data Jobs Are In 2015 – Midyear Update

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Skills for Big Data Jobs and Careers (Infographic)

Source: ObjectRocket

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LinkedIn’s Daniel Tunkelang on How to Interview a Data Scientist

Tunkelang: The O’Reilly Strata Conference brings together an incredible community of people working on big data. This year, I decided to do something different for my presentation. Rather than talk about science or technology, I addressed the practical problem of interviewing the candidates … Continue reading

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Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro on Big Data and Analytics (Slides)

An overview of analytics, data mining, and data science education in the era of Big Data: Analytics, data mining, data science – What do we call it? Big data trends Jobs and skills Analytics education overview Source: KDnuggets

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Cool Data Scientists on Campus

Hal Varian:  “Data availability is going to continue to grow. To make that data useful is a challenge. It’s generally going to require human beings to do it.” Source: Carl Bialik, “Data Crunchers Now the Cool Kids on Campus,” The Wall … Continue reading

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The Big Data Map (U.S.)

Recorded Future mapped the online discussions of and news about big data related to various cities over the last four years, colored by associated companies, if any are mentioned. New York leads, followed by Boston/Cambridge and San Francisco. Maybe we … Continue reading

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Data Science Up, Social Media Down

“Data Scientist” Job Trends “data Scientist” jobs Social-Media Job Trends Social-media jobs

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