Need your guidance regarding career in Data science


Hi Kunal/Analyticsvidhya Team,

Analytics Vidhya is a great website with lots of crisp information in this ocean of Big data career information. First of all thank you for such a valuable wonderful site and background effort to keep it updated with comparison analysis, surveys and support forum etc.

I need your input to charter the career path in Data Science and Big Data technology.

I have total 10 years of work experience and working as Project Manager in mid-tier organisation with hands on working experience with core Java,Oracle PL/SQL, MS SQL, C#,

8+ years of domain knowledge in Banking loan processing, credit risk and Insurance claim processing, regulatory reporting .

Need your assistance to decide on –

  1. Can it be a right move to get into data science and Big Data?
  2. How can start with learning on data science and Big Data? Please Suggest course. I am planning to invest Rs.40,000 - 60,000.
  3. Will data science and Big Data certification helps me get interview calls?
  4. What will be my career ladder or for which job role I can put my candidature?

Thanks in advance.