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Job of the Week: Big Data Senior Architect at Innovative Development

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Innovative Development is seeking a Big Data Senior Architect in our Job of the Week. We have partnered with a major Financial Institution to provide them with a Big Data Solutions Architect in Wilmington, Delaware. The Big Data Solutions Architect will manage the full life-cycle of a Hadoop solution. This includes creating the requirements analysis, the platform selection, design […]

Experfy Launches Data Science Marketplace

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Experfy, based at the Harvard Innovation Lab, announced that it has launched a paradigm-changing, online marketplace that will allow industry leaders to solve their Big Data talent needs. Enterprises now have a central platform for on-demand hiring of vetted experts with algorithmic skills and domain knowledge, primarily for short-term projects related to data, analytics and business intelligence.

Using Analytics to Build a Big Data Workforce

Everyone’s talking about hiring data scientists but most pundits continue to focus on skills rather than the mindset required for this challenging role. Talent Analytics CEO Greta Roberts spoke about this topic to a group of data scientists attending the Boston area Big Data Analytics Meetup group on February 4th, 2014.

No Fury Like a Data Scientist Scorned

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Here is a quaint story of a data scientist who had a short telephone interview for a position at online dating site HowAboutWe.com and proceeds to flip out when he is rejected.

Meet the Data Scientist: Daniel Gutierrez Profiled in Big Data Republic

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“I was doing “data science” long before that name was used — data mining, knowledge discovery in databases, business intelligence, and OLAP are all somewhat deprecated terms,” say Gutierrez. “I’ve always been data-centric in my professional life, which began after my degree program in mathematics/computer science at UCLA. So now with the fancy new monikers like “data science,” “machine learning,” and “big data,” I’m pleased that what I’ve been doing for so long has developed such wide exposure and interest.”

Big Data to Spawn 6 Million Jobs in the Information Economy

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Gartner has been warning of a massive shortfall in the number of people with the skills needed to capitalize on the possibilities offered by Big Data.

Big Data: Plenty of Jobs, Shortage of Talent

The demand for big data professionals is far outstripping the supply. There is a shortage of people trained in big data, statistics, business intelligence, and data analytics. According to Newsfactor Business Report, by 2018 the U.S. could face a shortfall at 140,000 workers. A recent survey by CareerBuilder found that “jobs tied to managing and […]

Creating Tomorrow’s Big Data Workforce

In an economy where jobs are still scarce, it’s good to hear that the demand for skilled workers in Big Data is on the rise. Nationwide, hiring slowed significantly in March with employers adding only 88,000 jobs, down from an average of 220,000 from November through February, according to a story in U.S. News. But […]

Job of the Week: Data Analyst at PC Doctor

PC Doctor in Reno is seeking a Data Analyst in our Job of the Week. The Data Analyst will have the following responsibilities: Provide strategic data insights, including extensive data exploration, abstraction, visualization, and interpretation of trends and patterns complex data sets. Glean insights from and distribute relevant industry data, communicating informed conclusions and recommendations […]

Data Scientists: The New Sex Symbol

Last October an article in the Harvard Business Review appeared with the headline, “Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century.” Last week Claire Cain Miller, a technology reporter for The New York Times, used the head to introduce her own story on the fast growing field of data science and the efforts on […]