Data engineer is a newly popular job title that marries the skills of a software engineer with those of someone who works closely with data. This combination of skills within IT and technology organizations is what is driving a new breed of company to success.
Data engineers are behind turning a company's data into a leading-edge product at companies such as Uber, Airbnb, and Spotify. InformationWeek has spoken with many organizations looking to transform themselves into companies that create value out of their own data as these digital-native leaders have done.
A recent report from data startup Stitch has taken a census view from data on LinkedIn to paint a fuller picture of data engineers today.
Read the rest of Jessica Davis's article and view the Stitch data graphs on InformationWeek.