The Big Nine Skills of 2019

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Data Scientist

Data science is a detailed study of the flow of information from colossal amounts of data present in an organization’s repository. It involves obtaining meaningful insights from raw and unstructured data which is processed through analytical, programming, and business skills.

As a data scientist, you will be required to understand the business problem, design the analysis, collect and format the required data, apply algorithms or techniques using the correct tools, and finally make recommendations backed by data.

Job Roles

Required Technical Skills

• IT professionals
• Analytics Managers
• Business Analysts
• Banking and Finance professionals
• Marketing Managers
• Supply Chain Network Managers
• Those new to the data analytics domain
• Students in UG/ PG Analytics Programs

• Understanding of machine-learning and operations research
• Knowledge of R, SQL and Python; familiarity with Scala, Java or C++ is an asset
• Experience using business intelligence tools (e.g. Tableau) and data frameworks (e.g. Hadoop)
• Analytical mind and business acumen
• Strong math skills (e.g. statistics, algebra)
• Problem-solving aptitude
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field; graduate degree in Data Science or other quantitative field is preferred

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Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) will define the next generation of software solutions. Human-like capabilities such as understanding natural language, speech, vision, and making inferences from knowledge will extend software beyond the app.

Becoming an Artificial Intelligence Engineer puts you on the path to an exciting, evolving career that is predicted to grow sharply into 2025 and beyond. Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning will impact all segments of daily life by 2025, with applications in a wide range of industries such as healthcare, transportation, insurance, transport and logistics and even customer service.

Job Roles

Required Technical Skills

  • Set up and manage our AI development and production infrastructure.
  • Help AI product managers and business stakeholders understand the potential and limitations of AI when planning new products.
  • Build data ingest and data transformation infrastructure.
  • Identify transfer learning opportunities and new training datasets.
  • Build AI models from scratch and help product managers and stakeholders understand results.
  • Deploy AI models into production.
  • Create APIs and help business customers put results of your AI models into operations.
  • Keep current of the latest AI research relevant to our business domain.
  • Deploy AI models into production.
  • Create APIs and help business customers put results of your AI models into operations.

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Cloud Architect

A Cloud Architect is an IT specialist who is responsible for deploying and overseeing a company’s cloud computing strategy. This includes Cloud adoption plans, Cloud application design, and Cloud management and monitoring. Cloud architects oversee application architecture and deployment in Cloud environments.
The Cloud Architect program is designed to make you an expert in Cloud applications and architecture. It will enable you to master the core skill sets required for designing and deploying dynamically scalable, highly available, fault-tolerant, and reliable applications on two of the top Cloud platform providers — Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.

The program will give you an in-depth understanding of Cloud services such as AWS Cloud formation, Azure resource manager, EC2, S3, Route53, VPC, Azure App Services and more. You’ll acquire the knowledge and skills for passing Cloud architect certifications such as AWS Architect and Azure Architect.

Job Roles

Required Technical Skills

  • Create a well-informed cloud strategy and manage the adaption process.
  • Regularly evaluate cloud applications, hardware, and software.
  • Develop and organize cloud systems.
  • Work closely with IT security to monitor the company’s cloud privacy.
  • Respond to technical issues in a professional and timely manner.
  • Offer guidance in infrastructure movement techniques including bulk application transfers into the cloud.
  • Identify the top cloud architecture solutions to successfully meet the strategic needs of the company.
  • Individuals will need a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related discipline to work as a cloud architect. Some employers may desire a master’s degree.
  • A strong background in scripting and programming languages will be beneficial.
  • Excellent technical abilities, strong interpersonal skills, effective project management skills, and strong analytical abilities

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Block Chain

Blockchain represents a major transformation for f key industries such as financial services, real estate, healthcare, insurance, public sector and many more. The demand for blockchain professionals has grown significantly and by 2025, 18 per cent of the world’s GDP will be on Blockchain technologies (Source: World Economic Forum).

According to Indeed.com, the average annual salary for “Blockchain Developer” ranges from $85k to $115k.

Job Roles

Required Technical Skills

Blockchain developers are responsible for the full life cycles of blockchain applications, from research and analysis to design and execution. They utilize various programming languages to create interfaces, features, and architecture for different purposes, such as payment processing.

  • Programming languages C++, Ruby, Python, Java, Go, Rust, JavaScript, etc.

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Internet of Things

The internet of things (IoT) is a computing concept that describes a scenario where everyday physical objects are connected to the internet and can identify themselves to other devices or processes, via an IP address.

IoT systems allow users to achieve deeper automation, analysis, and integration within a system. They improve the reach of these areas and their accuracy. IoT utilizes existing and emerging technology for sensing, networking, and robotics.

Job Roles

Required Technical Skills

  • Understand the capability of the Overdrive platform technology stack, experienced in major technology and open sourced platforms, with the ability to deliver enterprise solutions architecture and design.
  • Manage the deliverables of all projects, including costs, resources, and vendors.
  • Drive and increase the adoption of the Overdrive platform in various key industry sectors.
  • Architect efficient solutions for clients by introducing and inserting Overdrive as part of the solution design.
  • Identify various solution partners in support of extending the range of Overdrive services into different industry and business applications.
  • Seek new and improved hardware appropriate for integration into Overdrive platform.
  • Coach and mentor a team of IOT specialist.
  • Effectively communicate and update management and team on all projects.
  • Take a pro-active approach in identifying potential problems, recommend and implement the pre-emptive measures before the problem arises and Keep abreast of any latest technology and industry trends, and any updates in statutory rulings that may impact Overdrive.
  • Take charge of the innovation processes in Overdrive, be the initiator in enhancing the IP portfolio of Overdrive.
  • JavaScript and Python
  • Security infrastructure and engineering
  • Big Data
  • AutoCAD
  • Cloud computing

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Business Analytics

Business Analytics is used to gain insights that inform business decisions and can be used to automate and optimize business processes. Data-driven companies treat their data as a corporate asset and leverage it for a competitive advantage. Successful business analytics depends on data quality, skilled analysts who understand the technologies and the business, and an organizational commitment to data-driven decision-making.

Job Roles

Required Technical Skills

Business analysts typically take the lead role in:

  • Assisting with the business case.
  • Planning and monitoring.
  • Eliciting requirements.
  • Requirements organization.
  • Translating and simplifying requirements.
  • Requirements management and communication.
  • Requirements analysis.

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Big Data

Big Data Analytics largely involves collecting data from different sources, munge it in a way that it becomes available to be consumed by analysts and finally deliver data products useful to the organization business.
The process of converting large amounts of unstructured raw data, retrieved from different sources to a data product useful for organizations forms the core of Big Data Analytics.

Job Roles

Required Technical Skills

The big data solutions architect is responsible for managing the full life-cycle of a Hadoop solution. This includes creating the requirements analysis, the platform selection, design of the technical architecture, the design of the application design and development, testing, and deployment of the proposed solution.

  • HDFS
  • YARN
  • PIG & HIVE
  • Flume & Sqoop
  • Oozie
  • Apache Sparks
  • MySQL
  • Casandra

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Digital Project Manager

You will be responsible for the day-to-day management and smooth operation of various digital projects, including site launches, online tools, web applications and advertising campaigns.

As a Digital project manager, you should also use your communication skills to collaborate effectively with various teams.

Job Roles

Required Technical Skills

  • Provide end-to-end project management
  • Scope project requirements and prepare a budget.
  • Develop a detailed project plan and monitor progress
  • Collaborate with internal teams to design, develop and implement digital projects
  • Deliver projects on time ensuring quality standards are met
  • Develop support documentation including risk logs and requirement specifications
  • Monitor and report on Google Analytics metrics
  • Communicate with the team and ensure all members are on board with delegated tasks
  • Highlight potential risks or malfunctions and act proactively to resolve issues
  • Seek opportunities for improvement and suggest new projects
  • Bachelors Degree

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