• Location: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Salary: ZAR65000 - ZAR75000 per month + Medical Aid
  • Technology: SQL Server Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 27th Apr, 2021
  • Reference: 676764948694

Senior Data Scientist


Exciting role for a Senior Data Scientist to join one of South Africa's largest investment management companies.


Role & Responsibilities



  • Data Preparation

  • Analysis & Model Building

  • Stakeholder Engagement


Skills & Qualifications



  • Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field. Honors or Masters advantageous.

  • 1-2 years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models

  • Experience querying databases and using statistical computer languages when managing data: (eg. R, Python, SQL, etc.)

  • Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques (e.g. GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.)

  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques such as clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc. and their real-world advantages and drawbacks.

  • Experience with distributed data/computing tools: (eg. Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, MySQL, etc.)


Benefits



  • Medical Aid

  • Provident Fund

  • Performance Bonus

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