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Data ScienceΒ 5 months ago

DS after working on SWE

Hi all,

I studied computer science. I have 7 YOE working as a software engineer. Nevertheless, I wanted to change slightly my proffession and started to study a master's degree in Statistics for Data Science 1 year ago.Β I will present the master thesis and therefore, finish the master's degree, in one week. The research of thesis is about a new dimension-reduction technique with spherical data.

One of the questions is: What is my seniority in the field? I don't have proffesional experience but I have worked in SWE for a long time. Having a huge knowledge of git, programming languages or cloud.

I would like to know what's the best approach to find an interesting opportunity.Β I am based in Europe, but don't mind to move to other place, for instance US. What are the best companies in DS?Β 

I am excited for this new chapter in my career. Also, recommendations or referals are welcome as well.Β 
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19g617l4xls82zComputer ScienceΒ atΒ University of Illinois at Chicago5 months ago
Are you also open to Machine learning engineering or Research engineering roles? Since you have a good knowledge of both SWE and ML you might be a good fit for them.
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luisrodrigarData ScienceΒ atΒ Universidad Carlos III de Madrid5 months ago
Yes, completely open to these roles too. What resources do you recommend to prepare an interview?

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