I’m a data science engineer. That is, I engineer things for data science. Things like data flows, data storage, analysis frameworks, and the like.
I started programming professionally with AppleScript, which is probably kind of weird, but it made sense at the time. I went from there to SQL and wrote tons of database code for years. More recently I moved into data science, mostly from the engineering and team leadership angles.
I code as much as I can. I’m a believer in managers-who-code, because I’ve been doing it that way for a long time, and I think it works for me. These days I mostly code in Python, and I’m all about cloud.
I currently work at Blackstone, as part of the data science team.