In 2013, Airbnb had a small, centralized team of five data scientists serving the data needs of the company. Since then, they have grown to become one of the largest, most innovative startup teams with over 70 data scientists now serving separate business units. In addition to setting a consistently high bar on new hires and focusing on technical mentorship from peers, the structure of the organization has been key to successful growth. Read More
Take a look! Here are our Top 10 New York-based Data Science roles @ our clients.
Our Clients are a set of fantastic companies with established data science teams providing an opportunity work on big challenges, make an impact, and grow. See More
Great FREE eBook: “Analyzing the Analyzers” An Introspective Survey of Data Scientists and Their Work
FREE eBook: “Analyzing the Analyzers” An Introspective Survey of Data Scientists and Their Work By Harlan Harris, Sean Murphy, Marck Vaisman Publisher: O’Reilly There has been intense excitement in recent Read More
I was able to speak with CEO, Derek Steer about Mode, a company that calls itself the “Github for Data Analysis” and will be an online repository for data science work. It will serve two main audiences: current and aspiring Data Scientists/Data Analysts. Read More…
Recruitment for data scientists remains in “its infancy” within the banking sector, according to Robert Grant, sales director, at banking technology recruiters Cititec. “Some banks are reacting more quickly than others, but some still don’t appear to have a strategy to manage Big Data in place, whilst others have a clearly defined plan of action which they are engaging with,” he said.
“Banks typically do not react as quickly as other industries. They are like oil tankers, but then all of a sudden there will be a burst and demand will kick in. We saw this with Scala, for example.”