Senior Data Scientist

Senior Data Scientist

Remuneration: R1100000 – R1200000 per year 
Location: Johannesburg
Type: Permanent
Reference: #GZ42233A
Company: E-Merge IT Recruitment

One of Africa’s largest entertainment businesses requires a senior data scientist with advanced technical skills. The opportunity will allow identifying opportunities to innovatively use data to provide strategic and operational insights to business. Identify new analytic trends/data needs and repeatable analytic solutions.
This is an environment focusing on technology as a means to deliver core services; they are invested and believe in technology as the answer to business problems and therefore your role becomes a vital part of that cycle.
It’s time to enhance your career and join a company that encourages free and innovative thinking in terms of development modules and work spans across platforms/technologies. The amount of exciting work that’s lined up is unbelievable! Apply now!
Requirements:
  • A minimum of seven years of relevant data experience and experience building segmentation and propensity models
  • Statistical, mathematical, predictive modelling, forecasting and business strategy skills
  • Able to build the necessary algorithms to ask the right questions and find the right answers
  • Able to communicate their findings, orally and visually
  • Have an understanding of how the products are developed and the ethical responsibilities associated with big data and customer privacy implications
  • Able to program in different programming languages e.g. Python, R, Java, Ruby, Clojure, Matlab, Pig or SQL.
  • Experience with Machine Learning and AI is an added advantage
  • Have an understanding of Hadoop, Hive and/or MapReduce etc.
  • Proficiency working with visualisation tools e.g. R Shiny, Tableau etc.
  Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the delivery of accurate and data
  • Ensure effective data management approach that ensures the accuracy of data
  • Build an effective corrective action mechanism on the analysed data and reports provided
  • Follow the appropriate processes to ensure quick and correct action is taken in query resolution
  • Anticipate and identify new analytic trends/data needs and repeatable analytic solutions
  • Identify opportunities to innovatively use data to provide strategic and operational insights to business
  Qualifications
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in engineering or computer science
Reference number for this position is GZ42233A  which is a permanent position based in Randburg offering a cost to company salary of R1,2m pa negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Garth on [email protected] or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.
Are you ready for a change of scenery? E-Merge IT Recruitment is a specialist niche recruitment agency. We offer our candidates options so that we can successfully place the right developers with the right companies in the right roles. Check out the e-Merge website http://www.e-merge.co.za for more great positions.
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Posted on 16 Feb 09:43

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Garth Zoutendyk
[email protected]
011 463 3633


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