Career in Big Data
What is it?
Big Data is a term used for huge data sets that cannot be handled using regular application software. It carries challenges of capturing storing and processing such a large amount of data. The size of the data may range from terabytes to petabytes. This data is further used by big data analytics professionals for predictive analysis which can be used to take better business decisions. These analysts also interpret the data using statistical tools and provide data reports. The different profiles in this field are Big Data Analytics Business Consultant, Big Data Analytics Architect, Big Data Engineer, Big Data Solution Architect and Big Data Analyst.
Activities they do?
- Ability to understand data, think from the business point of view and come up with insights
- Work with various IT teams and data scientists
- Extract data from various sources and filter it
- Analyse and interpret the data using different tools
- Prepare data reports after analysing the data
Areas they Work?
- Private companies
- IT Industry
- Academic Institutions
- Management Corporations
One can enter this career by doing UG/PG in Software Development or computer science. One can further do special certifications in data analytics and big data.
The average annual compensation of a big data professional is 8-9 lacs per annum. With experience this pay increases significantly.
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