The data scientist works hard at advancing the state-of-the-art in how data is applied to solve problems in their industry. They are also responsible for teaching data analysts and software engineers how to work effectively with vast quantities of data. Some responsibilities include:
- Work with cross departmental team to define metrics, guidelines and strategies for effective use of algorithms and data.
- Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources.
- Develop, implement, and maintain change control and testing processes for modifications to algorithms and data analytics.
- Work closely with statisticians to identify, design and build appropriate datasets for complex experiments.