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The Ultimate Guide to getting hired as a Python programmer

By NIIT Editorial

Published on 21/11/2020

5 minutes

Python is undoubtedly the most popular programming language across the globe and offers the most promising career opportunities. With the increasing popularity, the demand for python developers is also increasing.

From testing to web development, from app development and upgrades to scriptwriting, python language is used in several programming fields. This high-level programming language has automatic memory management and a dynamic type system that support different programming standards.

Why make a career in Python?

Python opens for you a range of options that no other programming language can. There are several opportunities for experienced Python developers and beginners alike. The biggest advantage of learning python is that you can easily learn this programming and scripting language, and use it in real-time projects. Here is a list of reasons for choosing Python as a career option:

  • Unlike other programming languages, Python programming language cuts down the total time of development to a minimum with effortless programming experience.
  • Various libraries and APIs support various other things along with development, including data analysis, data manipulation, data visualisation, and more.
  • Python is one of the best programming languages when it comes to adaptability.
  • While the language is gaining popularity, there is still a significant gap between the supply and demand of skilled professionals, which makes it a lucrative career option to consider.

Career and Job Opportunities in Python

There are a variety of Python career options available to you from a Python programmer to a manager. Let us discuss the various options and job profiles that you can choose when you complete your Python learning.

Python developer

One of the best career options available to you after mastering the language is Python development. As a Python developer, you will be responsible for developing websites, writing reusable and efficient code, optimising data algorithms, and implementing data protection and security. With the skill gap that exists across the globe, you will always have open Python developer positions to fill in.

Machine Learning Engineer

Python is an ideal programming language for machine learning because of its ability to work with data automation and algorithms. As a machine learning engineer, you will be responsible for building and training machines, programs, and other computer-based systems that can make predictions.

Data Analyst

This is a very popular job role that is suitable for people who like working with large sets of data and finding patterns and trends in that data. Many companies are looking for professionals skilled in Python because Pandas, NumPy, SciPy, and other such Python libraries come in very handy while dealing with large reams of data.

Product Manager

As a Product Manager, you will have to study the market, research for additional features relating to a particular product, and recommend the building of one product over the other. To carry this kind of comparative research, data is very important. This is the reason most of the companies today are looking for product managers skilled in Python. 

NIIT offers you a specially curated ‘Python Programming and Data Exploration in Python’ certification course. This Python course is curated keeping in mind beginners as well as IT professionals. It teaches you everything- from basic Python programs to advanced applications of the language. An effective course pattern, combined with state-of-the-art training and exhaustive practice sessions, and the Python certification makes this course one of the best in the industry.

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