Data Scientist (Permanent - Uitenhage)
Profile Personnel
Uitenhage, South Africa, Western Cape, ZA
5d ago

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Explore, analyze and interpret large internal and external datasets using state of the art statistical tools
  • Develop data models and algorithms for data preparation, exploration, mining and modelling
  • Implement and evaluate machine learning algorithms for predictive analytics and process optimization up to visualization of results
  • Design and implement metrics, dashboards and reports to support business decisions
  • Document results and perform know-how transfer to team members and interested internal business departments
  • Flexibility to support hands-on data engineering and data cleansing activities where needed
  • Collaboration in agile teams to design, implement and deploy end to end data science solutions
  • Ensure high quality results (statistical and technical) for the deliverables of the Innovation Hub
  • Guide and mentor junior team members
  • Ensure continuous enhancements and quality of the technology and methods applied
  • Education and Experience

  • University degree in the field of Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or Information Systems-degree
  • Proven track record of at least 5 years applied data science / machine learning
  • Skills, Attributes & Other requirements

  • Applied data science skills in complex environments to support customer facing and / or corporate processes
  • Technical leadership experience to be able to define the data technology roadmap as part of a cross functional team
  • Ability to convey complex technical terms to a non-technical audience
  • Experience in leading agile product teams to achieve outstanding data solutions
  • Implementation experience for data technology and automation of the data science work flow
  • Must have worked on Python / R / Java with machine learning algorithms such neural nets and SVMs
  • Experience in MS Azure Data Lake, Data bricks and Synapse and Analysis Services
  • Experience in MS Power BI, SQL Analysis Services, SQL Database Development
  • NoSQL experience
  • Good understanding of general business processes
  • Delivered technical trainings to different stakeholders
  • Experience in working with Senior Management
  • Professional experience in working for a Tech company and / or start-up
  • Please forward CV and ALL supporting documentation to, recruiter profilepersonnel.co.za.

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