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Job of the Week: Big Data Engineer at Living Social

Living Social is seeking a Big Data Engineer in our Job of the Week. At LivingSocial, we move fast, take risks, and pride ourselves on staying flexible, fun, and ferociously committed to executing each day. Do you want to be challenged by your job and be surrounded by passionate, dedicated, and creative people? Are you […]

Will Big Data Cost You Your Job?

Has this sentence you’re reading right now been written by a human being or a robot? Don’t feel badly if you haven’t got the answer to this Big Data Turing test. The combination of recent advances in robotics with the rapid development of Big Data analytics has the potential to permanently change the working landscape, […]

Job of the Week: Senior Systems Engineer at Scalable Informatics

Scalable Informatics is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer in our Job of the Week. We are looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to be an individual contributor responsible for consultative pre-sales and post-sales support activities for customers. The pre-sales role will include both customer-facing, and customer-remote operations, including but not limited to overall architecture, planning […]

IBM to Open Big Data Analytics Center in Ohio

Over at Datacenter Knowledge, Colleen Miller writes that a new IBM analytics center in Columbus, Ohio will focus on advancing research, development, client services, and training in the areas of analytics, big data, and cognitive computing. Data is a powerful natural resource that if used wisely can drive U.S. economic competitiveness and lead to rewarding […]

Video: Why Data Scientists are in Demand

In this video, IBM big data evangelist James Kobielus explains what a data scientist does, the skill set that it requires, how they collaborate with subject matter experts to deliver important insights, and why the role is so important to the future of IT and big data. Read the Full Story.

Big Data to Create 4.4 Million Jobs by 2015

Gartner, Inc. is projecting that Big Data will help boost Worldwide IT spending in 2013. By 2015, 4.4 million IT jobs globally will be created to support Big Data, generating 1.9 million IT jobs in the United States,” said Peter Sondergaard, senior vice president at Gartner and global head of Research. “In addition, every big […]

Job of the Week: Big Data Engineer at Advanti Solutions

Advanti Solutions is seeking a Big Data Engineer in our Job of the Week. With your strong knowledge of computer science and a deep conceptual understanding of data, youll help Advanti to tackle security identifier issues – one of the most prevalent problems in the equities and fixed income markets. The users of our systems […]

Big Data Career Opportunities Abound

Clipped from: (share this clip) How hot is the Big Data job market? Carolyn Duffy Marsan from Network World writes that Data Scientists are all the rage. Unheard of 18 months ago, “data scientist” has exploded in popularity as a Google search term. The number of Google searches of “data scientist” hit peaks 20 […]

Labor: The Big Data Bottleneck

Paul Sonderegger from Oracle Endeca writes that the biggest bottleneck in making Big Data productive is labor. In a big data world, data modeling, integration, and performance tuning are governors of data use because they rely on relatively slow manual processes done by relatively expensive specialists. In an ironic twist, the substitution of computing capital […]

Feds Face Big Need for More Data Scientists

Patrick Marshall over at Government Computing News writes that the public sector is facing a growing need for data scientists. Finding the people who can derive actionable insight from large amounts of data is a tremendous challenge,” said Michael Chui, senior analyst a McKinsey Global Institute. His team has estimated a potential gap of approximately […]