Data Science

You know what data is, right? You should. You’re looking at it now. And when you send your friend a selfie or snag shoes online. You’re in the middle of it. Did you ever stop and think about the science behind the data? It’s so cutting edge, you may need a Band-Aid®. Who creates it? Who delivers it? Who figures it all out?

“Passion provides purpose, but data drives decisions.”

—Andy Dunn, American businessman

Data
Science

You know what data is, right? You should. You’re looking at it now. And when you send your friend a selfie or snag shoes online. You’re in the middle of it. Did you ever stop and think about the science behind the data? It’s so cutting edge, you may need a Band-Aid®. Who creates it? Who delivers it? Who figures it all out?

“Passion provides purpose, but data drives decisions.”

—Andy Dunn, American businessman

It’s all about the data.

Data science is all about creating the computer operations and calculations that help gather information, harness it, find patterns in it, and deliver answers, solutions, and that pair of shoes to your doorstep. 

It’s been estimated, that by 2020, 1.7MB of data will be created every second for every person on earth. Data science can predict elections, direct self-driving cars, discover new planets, or help grow a business into a global enterprise. It can look at the future of the world, from climate change to cures for cancer.

If this is something you want to get in on, start your path to a career in data science, right here in northern Virginia.

There are a lot of job types in data science. Check out what could be your title someday:
Data Scientist, Business Intelligence Analyst, Database Developer, Data Engineer, Data Analytics Manager, Data Security Administrator, Site Reliability Engineer, Database Administrator, Statistician

There are a lot of job types in data science. Check out what could be your title someday:
Data Scientist, Business Intelligence Analyst, Database Developer, Data Engineer, Data Analytics Manager, Data Security Administrator, Site Reliability Engineer, Database Administrator, Statistician

%

of data scientists are contacted at least 1x a month for new job opportunities.

90%
of data scientists are contacted at least 1x a month for new job opportunities.

megabits of new information will be created every second of 2020, for every human on the planet.

1.7
megabits of new information will be created every second of 2020, for every human on the planet.

%

of data is created by individuals.

70%
of data is created by individuals.

quintillion bytes of data are created each day.

2.5
quintillion bytes of data are created each day.

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