Senior Data Scientist
Banqobi Consulting
Johannesburg, South Africa
4d ago
source : Job Placements

Description

The role of a Data Scientist is to transform data found inside of an organization into new information that will be used to make business decisions.

We are looking for a Data Scientist that will help us discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data, and help our clients make smarter decisions to deliver even better products.

Requirements

University Bachelor degree in at least one of the following is minimum : Economics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Statistics.

BSc Mathematics, Informatics & Computer Science, Quantitative Science, Statistics or Actuarial Science or equivalent

5-10 years experience within a Data role

Understanding of ITO and Managed Services, and the ability to manage enterprise level environments, whilst adhering to service level agreements and levels of reporting.

Understanding of Project Management concepts.

Presentation skills to a senior / strategic audience

Understanding of CRISP DM

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Designing, building and deploying data science solutions using Python, R and SQL technologies while ensuring that existing methodologies, Microsoft best practices and industry best practices are followed.

Translating business requirements into functional and technical requirements and communicate these requirements to the business and relevant technical teams.

Designing, building and deploying, timeous, relevant and accurate Machine Learning Models and Advanced Analytics solutions using a variety of technologies

Monitoring deployed solutions performance

Creating and maintaining architectural, project and operational documentation

Respond to ongoing business requirements by improving the solution through continual development, maintenance, support and enhancement

Conducting root-cause analysis to identify problems areas and risks in systems or application design.

Assisting in aligning systems strategy and roadmap with business needs

Designing and conducting a detailed system test plan to ensure an accurate and effective systems / application implementation

Performing end-user training and conduct workshop

Performing analysis to determine scope and objectives for business, functional and technical requirements

Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities

Clear and logical thinking

Team player that is easy to work with and that functions in any size team

Demonstrates personal motivation and a positive attitude

Uses initiative, shows determination and commitment to delivery

Copes under pressure

Demonstrates resilience

Facilitation Skills

Strong work ethic and drive for results

Values quality and produce high quality work at all times

Good verbal and written communication skills, including an extensive vocabulary of general language and ICT terminology

Reliable ensures that if an assignment is allocated, it will be completed as agreed

Willing to learn other platforms

Demonstrates high ethics and adherence to values

Self-motivated, with a keen passion to stay ahead of the trends.

Risk management / risk mitigation skills.

Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities

Clear and logical thinking

Team player that is easy to work with and that functions in any size team

BSc Mathematics, Informatics & Computer Science, Quantitative Science, Statistics or Actuarial Science

Must have SAS, R, Python

Machine learning experience is advantageous

Data Mining and Data Manipulation is advantageous

5+ years experience within a Data role as a Data scientist

Python, R, SQL, Azure Data Bricks, Azure Machine Learning Studio

Database design

Database administration

Understanding of writing SQL statements

Microsoft office package

SQL, stored procedures, triggers, cursors and general scripting

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