Senior Data Scientist X2

Company:
Location: Sandton, Gauteng

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Our Client a Global Tech firm is seeking 2 Senior Data Scientist to join their team in Sandton. They offer stability, growth, competitive salary, Benefits and a great working environment.

Description

The role of a Data Scientist is to transform data found inside of an organization into new information that will be used to make business decisions. We are looking for a Data Scientist that will help us discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data, and help our clients make smarter decisions to deliver even better products.

Requirements

  • University Bachelor degree in at least one of the following is minimum: Economics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Statistics.
  • BSc Mathematics, Informatics & Computer Science, Quantitative Science, Statistics or Actuarial Science or equivalent
  • 5-10 years experience within a Data role
  • Understanding of ITO and Managed Services, and the ability to manage enterprise level environments, whilst adhering to service level agreements and levels of reporting.
  • Understanding of Project Management concepts.
  • Presentation skills to a senior/strategic audience
  • Understanding of CRISP DM

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Designing, building and deploying data science solutions using Python, R and SQL technologies while ensuring that existing methodologies, Microsoft best practices and industry best practices are followed.
  • Translating business requirements into functional and technical requirements and communicate these requirements to the business and relevant technical teams.
  • Designing, building and deploying, timeous, relevant and accurate Machine Learning Models and Advanced Analytics solutions using a variety of technologies
  • Monitoring deployed solutions performance
  • Creating and maintaining architectural, project and operational documentation
  • Respond to ongoing business requirements by improving the solution through continual development, maintenance, support and enhancement
  • Conducting root-cause analysis to identify problems areas and risks in systems or application design.
  • Assisting in aligning systems strategy and roadmap with business needs
  • Designing and conducting a detailed system test plan to ensure an accurate and effective systems / application implementation
  • Performing end-user training and conduct workshops
  • Performing analysis to determine scope and objectives for business, functional and technical requirements
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Clear and logical thinking
  • Team player that is easy to work with and that functions in any size team
  • Demonstrates personal motivation and a positive attitude
  • Uses initiative, shows determination and commitment to delivery
  • Copes under pressure
  • Demonstrates resilience
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Strong work ethic and drive for results
  • Values quality and produce high quality work at all times
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, including an extensive vocabulary of general language and ICT terminology
  • Reliable ensures that if an assignment is allocated, it will be completed as agreed
  • Willing to learn other platforms
  • Demonstrates high ethics and adherence to Company values
  • Self-motivated, with a keen passion to stay ahead of the trends.
  • Risk management/risk mitigation skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Clear and logical thinking
  • Team player that is easy to work with and that functions in any size team
  • BSc Mathematics, Informatics & Computer Science, Quantitative Science, Statistics or Actuarial Science
  • Must have SAS, R, Python
  • Machine learning experience is advantageous
  • Data Mining and Data Manipulation is advantageous
  • 5+ years experience within a Data role as a Data scientist
  • Python, R, SQL, Azure Data Bricks, Azure Machine Learning Studio
  • Database design
  • Database administration
  • Understanding of writing SQL statements
  • Microsoft office package
  • SQL, stored procedures, triggers, cursors and general scripting

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