Data Scientist Skills Assessment

Data Scientist Skills Assessment

Assessment Summary
A Data Scientist is a highly trained individual who is mostly technical but also able to interrupt data in a business manner. Data Scientists are required to interpret a lot of complex data. To do this, they employ techniques like machine learning, algorithms, and various types of modeling to identify patterns in the data. Once they have identified patterns in both structured and unstructured data sets, they are required to act on such data in ways that help the business. This assessment contains 10 questions that are designed to test the varying skills of the candidate’s ability to succeed and thrive in the role from a variety of different skills that are relevant.
Skills tested in this assessment
Data Scientists must be great communicators with a high level of programming expertise. They must have strong skills in manipulating and interpreting data. Data scientists need to be proactive and good learners, so they can stay on top of evolving technologies. Specifically, in the Vervoe skill assessment, the following skills are looked at it in detail, python coding ability, machine learning, the skill level of using TensorFlow, and their communication skills.
What to test with this assessment
From a carefully constructed set of questions that test an important subset of the required skills to successfully be a Data Scientist, you will be able to determine their abilities in solving theoretical machine learning problems along with practical coding problems that occur in TensorFlow and in Python. Furthermore, you will be able to see communication skills as this is an important skill in the role.

About the Data Scientist Skills Assessment

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Data scientists turn large sets of raw data and feed it through algorithms that they’ve developed to derive insights in the forms of patterns or trends, so that they’re able to pass these along to executes for implementation within a business.

Candidates who perform well on this Data Scientist skills assessment will have all the technical skills to run machine learning algorithms to analyse data to retrieve meaningful information which can be used to help a business. They will also have the soft skills to communicating their findings to executives of an organisation.

You can expect to learn whether a candidate knows how to prepare a data set to be suitable to be fed into a machine learning algorithm, identifying the dimensionality of a data set, knowledge and practical application of python and their knowledge of using TensorFlow to partake in machine learning activities.

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Machine Learning

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As a part of your machine learning project, you need to transform the data in such a way that the mean will be located at zero. Which approach would you select?
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Python

Question Type: Code

You were asked to perform some operations using numpy before going through the machine learning model. One of them is to get the product of two vectors. Assuming the two vectors are v and w below, How will you do that? Please find the unknown line.
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Communication

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You are working with a colleague on a project. They want to hand-pick certain customers who have achieved great results with the product to research validity for future funding. In a short audio recording, outline what selection bias is and how it could impact the results of the research.

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