Why I Chose Data Engineering Over Data Science

Despite holding an M.S. in data science, I have found the data engineering path more organizationally impactful, professionally fulfilling and personally lucrative than data science.

In spring of 2021 I graduated with a degree in data science; after a two-month job search I landed my current role as a data engineer in the media industry. Initially I intended to pursue data analyst and data science roles. However, job interviews…

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Zach Quinn

Zach Quinn

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Data Engineer @ Forbes. Former journalist. The facts are the facts but opinions are my own.