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Shift from Software Engineer to Data Science

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mariam Harfouch on Saturday. 9 Replies

Hello Everyone,I am a fourth year Software Engineering Student, i always dreamed of becoming a mathematician.Doing math is my passion, my happiness, my everything.. but for some reasons i couldn't do…Continue

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Manichanh Satdichanh and Mariam Harfouch are now friends
18 hours ago
Mariam Harfouch replied to Mariam Harfouch's discussion Shift from Software Engineer to Data Science
"So as a result  i see being a data scientist requires this mathematical mindset which is what i find helpful. Thank you for your reply Mrs Satdichanh:)"
Saturday
Manichanh Satdichanh replied to Mariam Harfouch's discussion Shift from Software Engineer to Data Science
"Being a data scientist mean you will be able to translate number to the problem/solution and theory, while the abilities needed for this is not just mathematics. In the complex datasets, there're a lot (more) to understand the link between…"
Saturday
Justin Burruss replied to Mariam Harfouch's discussion Shift from Software Engineer to Data Science
"Understood. An alternative to demonstrate your data science chops is to sign up at Kaggle (https://www.kaggle.com/) and compete in one of their many data science competitions. Consider joining an existing team, too: it's good experience,…"
Nov 26
Mariam Harfouch replied to Mariam Harfouch's discussion Shift from Software Engineer to Data Science
"Thank you Mr Karriem for your reply it's very helpful :)"
Nov 26
Mariam Harfouch replied to Mariam Harfouch's discussion Shift from Software Engineer to Data Science
"Thank you Mr Justin, i really appreciate your advice and i always look for competitions but unluckily in Lebanon we don't appreciate the field of mathematics. There isn't community or programs to encourage student, i study online courses…"
Nov 26
Karriem "A.J." Perry replied to Mariam Harfouch's discussion Shift from Software Engineer to Data Science
"I concur with all of Vincent's advice.  As a statistician in the ci/data analyst in the civil service, my trajectory is a bit different. I would be less concerned with applied mathematics and put more emphasis on probabilistic theory and…"
Nov 26
Justin Burruss replied to Mariam Harfouch's discussion Shift from Software Engineer to Data Science
"Vincent summed it up nicely. Mariam, one other thing you could do as an undergraduate to help demonstrate your mathematical strengths is to participate in a mathematical competition. In the US and Canada we have the Putnam competition, and…"
Nov 26
Mariam Harfouch replied to Mariam Harfouch's discussion Shift from Software Engineer to Data Science
"Thank you Mr Vincent for you answer. So after 20 years of experience what is your advice as a software engineer(i know python and many programing language). Is it possible to get a job as a data Scientist ?"
Nov 22
Mayssa Harfouch liked Mariam Harfouch's discussion Shift from Software Engineer to Data Science
Nov 22
Vincent Granville replied to Mariam Harfouch's discussion Shift from Software Engineer to Data Science
"Why it is possible to do data science with little math and stats as I have done for more than 20 years despite my strong statistical background, most employers will look with someone who knows classical machine learning techniques pretty well. Being…"
Nov 22
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Nov 22
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Shift from Software Engineer to Data Science

Hello Everyone,I am a fourth year Software Engineering Student, i always dreamed of becoming a mathematician.Doing math is my passion, my happiness, my everything.. but for some reasons i couldn't do it.I am now a software engineering student with a high GPA( i reached 87/100) but i am not happy.Until that day when i was attending a conference did by Facebook Developer Circle in Lebanon(I am amember) the subject was the Future Jobs of Developers. They talked about Data Science and theimportance…See More
Nov 22

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I am a fourth year software engineering student at Antoine University interested in the field of data science and machine learning.
Had experiences in web development and process automation.
I am a math lover and got an average of 97/100 during my math courses at the university.
My Web Site Or LinkedIn Profile
http://https://www.linkedin.com/in/mariam-harfouch-0291a112a
Field of Expertise
AI, Other
Professional Status
Student
Years of Experience:
0-1
Your Company:
Antonine University
Industry:
Software Engineering
Your Job Title:
Software Engineer
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Contributing, Networking, Finding a new position
What is your Favorite Data Mining or Analytical Website?
http://https://www.kaggle.com
What Other Analytical Website do you Recommend?
http://https://mran.microsoft.com/open

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