SENIOR DATA SCIENTIST

Company:
Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

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SENIOR DATA SCIENTIST (4-6 YEARS? EXPERIENCE IN DATA SCIENCE OR ANALYTICS ROLE) - (MUST HAVE A BACHELOR?S DEGREE IN ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS/STATISTICS, COMPUTER SCIENCE OR SIMILAR) - (AA/EE) CAPE TOWN

Retail, Western Cape Cape Town

Qualifications and experience: ? Bachelor?s degree in Engineering, Mathematics/Statistics, Computer Science or Similar ? Master?s degree in Data Science, Advanced Analytics or similar highly beneficial ? 3-6 years? experience in Data Science or Analytics role ? Exposure to Software Engineering is essential

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Identify opportunities where data science methods will significantly improve the performance in areas such as forecasting, promotions planning, scenario modelling, pricing, replenishment and assortment planning, amongst others.
  • Plan, prioritise and manage a roadmap of work that maximises value-add with limited time
  • Develop solutions according to the roadmap using appropriate methods, depending on the problem
  • Measure, report and continuously improve model performance
  • Work closely with the Analytics team to brainstorm, identify opportunities and guide the roadmap
  • Work closely with the BI team to produce consolidated, transformed data sets, where appropriate
  • Work closely with the Software Engineering and Machine Learning teams to deploy and maintain relevant models in production environment, ensuring Engineering best practices are adhered to

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics/Statistics, Computer Science or Similar
  • Master’s degree in Data Science, Advanced Analytics or similar highly beneficial
  • 3-6 years’ experience in Data Science or Analytics role
  • Experience deploying models into production environments is beneficial
  • Experience in retail industry is beneficial
  • Strong business acumen
  • Proficient with advanced methods for regression, optimisation, classification, and unsupervised learning problems
  • Proficient at modelling algorithms in either R or Python
  • Proficient at gathering and wrangling big data sets from various sources including SQL, databases, cloud services, APIs, Excel/Google Sheets
  • Good communication skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences

If you are a match for this position, please REPLY with your CV (updated & detailed) and your current CTC salary per month to marie@mhgroup.co.za

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not hear back from us within 7 days please consider your application for this particular position unsuccessful.

Ad Visible Until: 16 April 2021
Ref: CT001604/MH

Vacancy Type: Permanent

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