Data Scientist

Location: Centurion, Gauteng

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Data Scientist

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Salary Range:
R450000 - R500000 Annually

Brief Description:
A great opportunity has become available for a Senior Data Scientist at one of the consultancy firms.

Job Description:


  • The purpose of this Data Scientist is to provide complete application lifecycle development, deployment, and operations support for Big Data solutions and infrastructure.


  • Honours degree in a quantitative discipline e.g. Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Actuarial Science, Data Mining or related technical field) Master of Science in Information Systems or Relevant Qualification.


  • Delivering on analytical projects and creating value for customers timeously
  • Investigation and development of new models to generate value for stakeholders from user behaviour
  • Prototyping new predictive models & products with a philosophy of quick turnaround and failing fast
  • Interpretable visualisations, reports and presentations to showcase the value of predictive models & products
  • Ad hoc queries relating to predictive models & products
  • Investigation, design and implementation of improvements to existing predictive models & analytical products in the property and spatial analytics spaces
  • Documenting and general maintenance of predictive models & products
  • Create and deliver value towards the greater team and company vision


  • 4 years of experience in using R, Python, SAS Base, SQL
  • Above average ability to work with, analyse, interpret and report on data
  • Knowledge of statistical concepts and techniques as well as practical application of these techniques

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