Abstract: You've passed the recruiter screening and maybe even had a chat with the hiring manager. Now comes one of the biggest hurdles in finding a data science position, executing the coding challenge. These challenges are often confusing, mostly open ended and always stressful. In this talk I'll provide you with some different tools you can use to showcase your skills and make a great impression through the dreaded coding challenge.
Bio: Arwen Griffioen is the Data Science Team lead at Zendesk Melbourne, where she leads the team responsible for producing Answer Bot and Content Cues.
She is passionate about improving the status of under represented groups in STEM fields, discussing the ethics of AI, and applying machine learning to make the world a little bit better. She holds a PhD in machine learning with a minor in ecoinformatics. When Arwen's not in front of a computer you can probably find her on roller skates with her family.