My answer is no. Anyone can pursue their career as machine learning engineer but they must have proper knowledge about all the required skills. Here are some of the required skills to become a machine learning engineer -
Computer Science Fundamentals and Programming.
Data Modeling and Evaluation.
Natural Language Processing.
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