What Is a Data Scientist?

A data scientist is a professional worker responsible for extracting valuable information from data using scientific methods. Data scientists deal with both structured and unstructured data and apply various techniques to discover patterns. Some techniques include statistical methods, machine learning, and data analysis.

The responsibilities of a data scientist include data collection, cleanup, analysis, interpretation, and developing models for discovering data patterns. They produce reports and communicate findings to help organizations in decision-making processes.