Data Scientist

Company:
Location: Parow, Western Cape

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    Job ID: 7211
    Position Type: Full-Time
    Job Function: Financial Services / Analytics
    Workplace Type:
    Division: TFG Internal Audit
    Province: Western Cape
    Location: Cape Town North
    Suburb: Parow (Parow)


Position Description:
Utilise analytical, statistical, and programming skills to collect, analyse, and interpret large data sets and develop data-driven solutions to difficult business challenges. Present information in a simple comprehendible output to stakeholders and proactively researches new ways for predicting and modelling.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Develop new approaches and techniques that enable the achievement of the digital transformation strategy whilst also solving complex business problems

  • Understand business problem statements.
  • Research, investigate and provide innovative recommendations to solving business problems.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate advanced statistical models and approaches for application in the business.
  • Analyse trends and patterns and develop illustrations which can be comprehended by stakeholders.
  • Make use of machine learning tools and statistical Analysis.
  • Conduct research in conjunction with the BA which leads to Proof of concepts.
  • Perform ad-hoc data mining and exploratory statistics tasks on large data-sets related to the business’s strategies.
  • Prepare reports and presentations for relevant stakeholders that will give insights for departmental as well as business wide decision making.
Build and maintain internal and external (within TFG) stakeholder relationships
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to communicate obstacles and findings to improve decision making and drive business performance.
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders (e.g. Infotec) across the business in solving complex business issues.

Research various technologies and tools to build efficiencies and automation

  • Research, test and evaluate technology to build efficiencies and automation.
  • Develop illustrations and visualisations from models which easily convey analytics findings to stakeholders.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate advanced statistical models and approaches for application in complex issues

Qualifications required
Relevant Degree in B Com Informatics/ BSc Computer Science/ Statistics

Work experience required
Relevant working experience - 4-5 years

Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

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