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Data Scientist

Job description

The Role

Are you passionate about deriving insights from data and solving complex business problems? We're looking for a skilled Data Scientist to join our team. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to work on exciting projects, collaborate with a diverse team of professionals, and contribute to the success of our organization.

Skills And Experience

What you’ll do:

  • Define report requirements, identify data sources, and create engaging Power BI reports and dashboards.
  • ETL data from SQL databases into Power BI and optimize DAX calculations for data analysis.
  • Maintain, customize, and ensure the accuracy of dashboards while safeguarding data confidentiality with role-level security controls.
  • Provide client training for effective Power BI use, stay updated on best practices, and support team members.
  • Plan work priorities and deliverables, utilizing Power BI for daily data visualization with DAX coding.
  • Analyse large data volumes for client reports, suggest technical improvements and identify process enhancements for quality management.
  • Data Management and Architecture:
  • Optimize data storage and retrieval systems to handle large volumes of financial data efficiently.
  • Document and implement data governance processes to ensure data quality, integrity, and compliance with the group’s requirements.
  • Assess existing systems and data architecture, and then conceptualize and propose potential improvements.
  • Data Analysis and Modelling: Utilize statistical techniques, machine learning algorithms, and quantitative analysis to extract insights from financial data.
  • Collaborate with investment team members to automate and refine existing models.
  • Automate calculations, analysis, reporting, and manual processes performed by the investment team.
  • Use data analysis and data-driven approaches to enhance the monitoring of data and investment decision-making.

Your Expertise

  • 3+ years of experience in data analysis, visualization, and Power BI development.
  • Strong SQL and DAX skills for data handling and calculations.
  • Proficient in simplifying complex financial concepts through visuals.
  • Experience with financial data and investment reporting, as well as data warehousing/ ETL, is a plus.
  • Excellent problem-solving, attention to detail, and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical abilities, time management, and ability to work under pressure.

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • A certificate in MS Power BI is advantageous.

Other

Other Information Applicable To The Opportunity

  • Contract Position
  • Location: Johannesburg (Hybrid)

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