DATA SCIENTIST (MUST HAVE A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS/STATISTICS, COMPUTER SCI
MH Solutions
Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
6d ago
source : Careers24
  • Key Responsibilities will include : Identify opportunities where data science methods will significantly improve performance in areas such as forecasting, promotions planning, scenario modelling, pricing, replenishment, and assortment planning, amongst others.
  • Plan, prioritise and manage a roadmap of work that maximises value-add with limited time* Develop solutions according to the roadmap using appropriate methods, depending on the problem* Measure, report and continuously improve model performance* Work closely with the Analytics team to brainstorm, identify opportunities and guide the roadmap* Work closely with the BI team to produce consolidated, transformed data sets, where appropriate* Work closely with the Software Engineering and Machine Learning teams to deploy and maintain relevant models in production environment, ensuring Engineering best practices are adhered to* Qualifications and experience : *Bachelors degree in Engineering, Mathematics / Statistics, Computer Science or Similar *Masters degree in Data Science, Advanced Analytics or similar highly beneficial *3-6 years experience in Data Science or Analytics role *Exposure to Software Engineering is essential Experience deploying models into production environments is beneficial* Experience in retail industry is beneficial* Strong business acumen* Proficient with advanced methods for regression, optimisation, classification, and unsupervised learning problems* Proficient at modelling algorithms in either R or Python* Proficient at gathering and wrangling big data sets from various sources including SQL, databases, cloud services, APIs, Excel / Google Sheets* Good communication skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences*PLEASE FORWARD YOUR UPDATED CV (MS WORD FORMAT) & CURRENT SALARY STRUCTURE TO wilene mhgroup.
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