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"As a lead data scientist, you will be responsible for developing creative and effective improvements to a company's product by analyzing data from consumers, websites, sales, and many other sources. During an interview, expect to be given many case studies about what information you can draw from a particular set of data as well as to be tested on your general statistical and computer science knowledge. A background in computer science, statistics, or another related field is required. "

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Data Science Lead was asked...July 7, 2020

What does SQL stand for

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Structured Query Language

Structured query language

Structured query language


How many distinct projects are there?

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select count(*) from projects OR select distinct count(*) from projects Depends on your data structure and data health what is considered a "distinct" project. Less

My guess is you are not white. I have several friends also had the same experiences with Dashlane because they are Chinese and Indian Less


None really. All was expected

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Check if you they didn't take advantage of you. I have a few friends who interviewed for them. And they use their interview process to get free consultation from a qualified person and never hire!! Less

Advanced Drainage Systems

Will you be willing to fit a hybrid office environment?

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Solar Mission

¿ How old are you?

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Do not give a response to this. Is a discriminatory question.

Bharti Airtel

They have shared use case with data and wanted to understand how will you address it. What you can infer from data which helps business.

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Shared analysis on sample data and showed how can we address such use cases.


nothing as nobody knows anything over there

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you can answer anything of any question


Convince me that your years of experience is what they are and not what I just imagined.

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Lol, you did not convince me that there is any reason to work with you, bye.


Mainly on Batch and CDC architectures. SQL

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I answered all the questions well. But its a waste of time. They agree on the comp part but will hire someone else. Less


What is your birth date? What is your current salary

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My answer would have been 'not relevant', if that were an option.

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