Q1) Which statement below do you identify with the most?
A) I can be innovative and creative.
B) Finding solutions energizes me.
C) I embrace change and always like to keep on top of ‘what’s new’.
Q2) How did you feel about Maths in school?
A) It’s a skill I can use but it’s not my passion.
B) I enjoyed this subject and usually did well.
C) I studied it because it was a mandatory part of the curriculum.
Q3) Out of the list below, which statement describes you the best?
A) Details are important as they help me to spot mistakes and patterns.
B) I like getting stuck into the detail of something, so that I know it inside-out.
C) I can look into the details when required but I am inspired by the bigger picture.
Q4) How do you prefer to work on projects?
A) By myself, although I can also work well in a small group.
B) I don’t mind – I enjoy working by myself and with others in a team.
C) I prefer to be a part of a team.
Q5) What sounds most appealing to you?
B) Writing code using Python and managing databases using SQL to analyze big data.
Q6) How do you feel about interacting with customers?
A) I feel more confident working with the support of my team.
B) I don’t mind interacting with customers, however, I prefer to tell a machine what to do.
C) I really talking to people and helping them solve problems.
Here are your results!
You answered A to most questions:
You answered B to most questions:
Your answers fit the description of a Data Engineer. Data Engineers build and maintain the tech systems that enable companies to navigate huge amounts of data, smoothly and securely. It’s all about clear thinking, problem-solving and being ready to dive into the detail with your teammates. We would recommend trying some Python coding in the first instance — perhaps this introduction to Python on Codecademy and check out this video playlist to find out more about the role. Once you have done that, take a look at our SGUP-CT Business Intelligence and Data Analyst program.
You answered C to most questions:
We think you would make a great Cloud Support and DevOps. Cloud Support and DevOps are important in supporting businesses to find cloud-based solutions for their challenges. It’s a creative role, with a lot of teamwork and problem-solving. Try your hand at a programming language with this Introduction to Python free course on Codecademy and check out this video playlist to find out more about the role. Take a look at our SGUP-CT Cloud Support and DevOps program.