Data Scientist
Hire Resolve
Johannesburg, ZA
6d ago

Job Description

A new position is available for an energetic Data Scientist in the Johannesburg area.

Responsibilities :

  • Maintain and upgrade big data platform.
  • Transparently report on the quality of data in the data lake.
  • Identify and understand the business problem and the impact of the proposed solution on operations of the organization.
  • Architect / model big data structures for analytical applications.
  • Formulate, build, apply and maintain predictive models.
  • Drive multiple applications using Agile methodologies.
  • Version control and document work for reproducibility.
  • Spread an understanding of data science throughout the group and encourage innovation.
  • Qualifications and Experience :

  • Ph.D. or Master’s Degree in operations research, applied statistics, applied mathematics, physics, data mining, machine learning or a related quantitative discipline
  • Expert in analyzing large, complex, multi-dimensional datasets with a variety of tools.
  • Fluent with both relational algebra and MapReduce logic.
  • Deep understanding of statistical and predictive modeling concepts, machine-learning approaches, clustering and classification techniques, and recommendation and optimization algorithms
  • Accomplished in the use of statistical analysis environments such as R, scikit-learn, MLlib, MATLAB, SPSS or SAS
  • Familiar with tools that encourage reproducibility and collaboration; Jupyter, Zeppelin, RStudio, git
  • Experience with enterprise BI; QlikView, Lumira, Tableau, Zoomdata, Cognos, SAP BW, SSRS,
  • Experience with enterprise ETL; SSIS, SAP DS, IBM DataStage, Pentaho,
  • Development experience in order of preference : Python, C / C++, Java, Advanced Linux user, Microsoft Office; Word / Excel / Powerpoint / Outlook
  • 5+ Years Business Analysis Experience
  • Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail : it. jobs(at)hireresolve. or fax to : 086 600 7977, you can also contact Nikita on 011 807 8064

    Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 working days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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