Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Weka, etc
Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
Good communication skills
Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive etc.
Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB
Enhance data acquisition to collect relevant information that would provide deeper business insights
Data mining using state of the art methods
Processing, cleansing, and ensuring the integrity of data used for analysis
Build statistical model to identify/provide insights for the business