An individual who uses big data to extract insights and provide valuable information to enterprises so they can make better decisions to expand and run their businesses more effectively is known as a big data analyst.
One can switch his career to big data analytics field if they have all the required skills. Here are the required skills one must know about big data analytics -
Good Problem-Solving, with research and data mining skills
Good level knowledge in programming languages, with better data interpretation and quantitative skills
Must possess good communication and interpersonal skills
Should also gain experience working with different sets of technologies
There are many resources available in the market to learn this technology like online tutorials, pdfs, and books. Better go for instructor-led training for that i will suggest you Intellipaat Big Data Analytics Certification which helps you to learn all the required skills and to become a certified big data analyst.
Before that do check out this video on how Intellipaat helped Prerna Tiwari to shift her career from technical support domain to big data analyst field -