Black Pen Recruitment

Product Owner- Data Scientist (FinTech/Telecommuni...

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Product Owner- Data Scientist (FinTech/Telecommunications)

Are you interested in big data? Do you enjoy leading a team of dedicated data scientists?

Well we have a position for you!

Our client is a global giant in the telecommunications industry. They use innovative and disruptive strategies to reach a better future and serve their over 300 million customers.

A unique opportunity has become available as a Product Owner-Data Scientist with this multinational organisation.

The Product Owner-Data Scientist should have strong FinTech and data science experience. You should be excited about change and leveraging big data to grow their products and services.

Our client is headquartered in Johannesburg. However, this position is remote.

Your goal in this position is to put the customer at the heart of all your products.

Type:
Full-Time | Permanent


Requirements

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • BCom degree required

  • 3 years of Data Scientist experience
  • Strong experience in data modelling, data visualisation ,Data Analytics and Insights, Data Management and Transformation and, AI - Deep and Machine Learning

  • Leading Organisation Culture and Change

  • Strategic Mindset

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develops and delivers key predictive models, statistical models and machine learning based tools and supports senior managers in the delivery of data science solutions for complex commercial requirements;

  • Ensures Big Data solutions comply with data privacy laws;

  • Provides deep technical analytical and data expertise to the business and other Data Scientists, using a wide variety of available data, to solve complex business problems;

  • Manages the delivery of key packages of work, to time, budget and legislation, in a collaborative manner to meet the needs of business customers;

  • Monitors and optimizes performance of developed models by driving experiments, benchmarking, etc;

  • Uses a variety of datasets to test hypotheses, discover hidden relationships and provide actionable insights to our client's businesses;

  • Uses data visualisation to engage audience in a compelling way, enabling effective storytelling;

  • Maintains strong relations and interacts closely with stakeholders across the business to advise and help solve complex problems;

  • Demonstrates strong communication skills, influencing the exchange of ideas and information in a concise and logical way to reach the desired solutions;

  • Uses best practice knowledge to provide thought leadership that supports modelling techniques, algorithms and being able to tune, modify and implement changes to address different business problems / questions;

  • May provide informal guidance to junior members of the team.

Please Note:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If this sparks your interest, apply today! we’d love to hear from you!

The ideal candidate for this role will have: BCom degree required 3 years of Data Scientist experience Strong experience in data modelling, data visualisation ,Data Analytics and Insights, Data Management and Transformation and, AI - Deep and Machine Learning Leading Organisation Culture and Change Strategic Mindset Your responsibilities will include: Develops and delivers key predictive models, statistical models and machine learning based tools and supports senior managers in the delivery of data science solutions for complex commercial requirements; Ensures Big Data solutions comply with data privacy laws; Provides deep technical analytical and data expertise to the business and other Data Scientists, using a wide variety of available data, to solve complex business problems; Manages the delivery of key packages of work, to time, budget and legislation, in a collaborative manner to meet the needs of business customers; Monitors and optimizes performance of developed models by driving experiments, benchmarking, etc; Uses a variety of datasets to test hypotheses, discover hidden relationships and provide actionable insights to our client's businesses; Uses data visualisation to engage audience in a compelling way, enabling effective storytelling; Maintains strong relations and interacts closely with stakeholders across the business to advise and help solve complex problems; Demonstrates strong communication skills, influencing the exchange of ideas and information in a concise and logical way to reach the desired solutions; Uses best practice knowledge to provide thought leadership that supports modelling techniques, algorithms and being able to tune, modify and implement changes to address different business problems / questions; May provide informal guidance to junior members of the team. Please Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If this sparks your interest, apply today! we’d love to hear from you!

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