Data Scientist

Location: Centurion, Gauteng

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The data scientist in the property and spatial analytics function will have the following responsibilities:
  • Delivering on analytical projects and creating value for our clients customers timeously
  • Investigation and development of new models to generate value for stakeholders from user behavior through our clients products.
  • Prototyping new predictive models & products with a philosophy of quick turnaround and failing fast
  • Interpretable visualizations, reports and presentations to showcase the value of predictive models & products
  • Ad hoc queries relating to predictive models & products
  • Investigation, design and implementation of improvements to existing predictive models & analytical products in the property and spatial analytics spaces
  • Documenting and general maintenance of predictive models & products
  • Create and deliver value towards the greater team and company vision
  • BCom/BSc Honours in Statistics, Mathematics or Computer Science (must have proven statistical model building experience) preferably Masters degree
  • 2 5 Years relevant experience
Technical skills
  • Above average ability to work with, analyse, interpret and report on data
  • Knowledge of statistical concepts and techniques as well as practical application of these techniques
  • R, Python, SQL experience and SAS Base
  • Experience with Docker, Flask, FastAPI, R Shiny, working in data lakes advantageous
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Advanced Excel preferred)
  • Ability to adapt to programming environments based on the project at hand
  • Professional approach to report writing, documentation and other written communications

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