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Building great data science teams

How to interview the right
data science talent

Data scientists are important ambassadors for the
understanding, education and adoption of AI in the
business world, so hiring the right talent is crucial to
business success.

The technical skills

So, you’ve shortlisted your candidates and you’re inviting a strong selection of to a first interview. How do you know if someone will be the right cultural fit? Drive business impact?

928 interviews later and 336 successful data science hires for companies such as JustEat, IQVIA and Virgin Media O2 through our Faculty Fellowship programme, we have some insights to share.

One of the, perhaps, obvious parts of hiring your next data science team member is that they need to have the technical skills necessary to do the job. However, finding that perfect mix of skills can be easier said than done. What is it exactly you should be looking for? Our team of data science leads who hire on a regular basis for these roles have provided some of their suggestions that we’ve collated in this downloadable guide.