Big Data Skills

Big Data Skills for Resumes, Cover Letters and Interviews

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Here's a list of big data skills for resumes, cover letters, job applications and interviews. Required skills will vary based on the job for which you're applying, so also review our list of skills listed by job and type of skill.

Big Data Skills List

A - C

  • Adaptability
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel
  • Advanced SQL
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Analytical
  • Analytical Solutions
  • Analytics
  • Applying Knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle 
  • Assessing the Data Needs of Internal Stakeholders or Clients
  • Attention to Detail
  • Big Data Solutions
  • Big Data Strategy
  • Big Data Technologies
  • Coaching Executives Regarding the Impact of Big Data on Strategic Plans
  • Cloud Computing
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Conducting Statistical Analyses
  • Continual Learning
  • Conveying Technical Information to Non-Technical Audiences

D - L

  • Data Access Systems
  • Data Architecture
  • Data Flow
  • Data Management
  • Data Mining
  • Data Modeling
  • Data Profiling
  • Data Sets
  • Data Wrangling
  • Decision Making Regarding Complex Technical Designs
  • Designing Data Warehouses
  • Drafting Proposals
  • Drawing Consensus
  • Estimating Costs for Projects
  • Facilitating Group Discussion
  • Hadoop
  • Handling Criticism Non-Defensively
  • Implementing Data Warehouse Systems
  • Interpreting Data Output
  • Large Data Sets
  • Leadership
  • Leading Cross-Functional Groups

M - R

  • Manipulating Relational Databases
  • Matlab
  • Multitasking
  • NoSQL
  • Organizational
  • Persuading Colleagues to Adopt Preferred Big Data Systems and Strategies
  • PowerPoint 
  • Presentation to Groups
  • Problem Solving
  • Programming with Java
  • Project Management
  • Python
  • Quantitative
  • R
  • Research

S - Z

  • SAS
  • Shell Scripting
  • Spark
  • SPSS
  • Stress Management
  • Structuring Cloud Storage Solutions for Big Data
  • Taking Initiative
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management
  • Tracking Trends and Emerging Developments in Big Data
  • Translating Data Analysis into Key Insights
  • Verbal Communication
  • Visualizations
  • Working Independently
  • Writing Reports with Data Findings

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