Hiring Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers is a concise, practical guide to help you hire the right people for your organization. The book will help you navigate the plethora of data science related roles and skills and help you create an effective hiring strategy to suit your organization's needs.
It's quite possible that the only thing more confusing than defining data science is actually hiring data scientists. Hiring Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers is a concise, practical guide to cut through the confusion. Whether you're the founder of a brand new startup, the senior vice president in charge of "digital transformation" at a global industrial company, the leader of a new analytics effort at a non-profit, or a junior manager of a machine learning team at a tech giant, this book will help walk you through the important questions you need to answer to determine what role and which skills you should hire for, how to source applicants, how to assess those applicants' skills, and how to set your new hires up for success. Special emphasis is placed on in-office vs remote hiring situations.
Among other things, Hiring Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers will help you
Additionally, there are interviews throughout the book with experienced DS and MLE hiring managers lending their perspectives on the difficulties in hiring and effective strategies to hire the best teams. Including interviews with
An analytics and machine learning team is only as good as the people you hire. Let Hiring Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers guide you to your best possible team.
"Hiring is still such a weird, imprecise science, and paired even more with the uncertainty of what a DS/MLE role actually entails. This is a fantastic, even-keeled book full of good recommendations (I bought and pre-read), and I think it's helpful both to managers and candidates."
MLE at Tumblr/Automattic, Newsletter Maestro of Normcore
"This is a fantastic read. Whether hiring or looking to be hired, you should read Roy's book!"
Principal, Research and Machine Learning at PenroseHill/Firstleaf
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