Data Scientist


Data Scientist

This position is for a Data Scientist who will enable our organisation’s transformation towards a new set of digital products and services using corporate, client and public data sources. The primary focus of the role will be delivering high-quality machine learning prototypes leveraging advanced analytical capabilities for internal and external customers. This would include applying data mining techniques, performing statistical analysis, visualising insights and building best-in-class prediction systems integrated with our products.

The success of the role requires driving business results with their data-based insights. The role will need to work with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams and being influential in decision making around the development and deployment into production of machine learning applications.

The Data Scientist is a person with the passion for discovering insights hidden in data sets and working with stakeholders to improve business outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Develop machine learning-based tools and processes within the company.
  • Enhance data collection, processing and cleansing procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems.
  • Act as custodian of data assets and verify the integrity of data used for analysis.


About you

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in data mining and model development.
  • Knowledge and operational skills in the Agile Development area.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Critical thinking ability and problem resolution skills.
  • Proven experience building, testing and productionising predictive models and advanced analytics solutions.
  • Experience with common data mining programming languages, such as R and Python.
  • Experience with data visualisation tools, such as Tableau, Qlik, PowerBI as well as with scripting data visualisation using R or Python libraries such as ggplot, matplotlib, plotly, etc.
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, PostgreSQL, Hive, Pig.
  • Experience with AWS cloud solutions will be preferred.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Information Systems, Mathematics or data related field.

Data Scientist

This position is for a Data Scientist who will enable our organisation’s transformation towards a new set of digital products and services using corporate, client and public data sources. The primary focus of the role will be delivering high-quality machine learning prototypes leveraging advanced analytical capabilities for internal and external customers. This would include applying data mining techniques, performing statistical analysis, visualising insights and building best-in-class prediction systems integrated with our products.

The success of the role requires driving business results with their data-based insights. The role will need to work with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams and being influential in decision making around the development and deployment into production of machine learning applications.

The Data Scientist is a person with the passion for discovering insights hidden in data sets and working with stakeholders to improve business outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Develop machine learning-based tools and processes within the company.
  • Enhance data collection, processing and cleansing procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems.
  • Act as custodian of data assets and verify the integrity of data used for analysis.


About you

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in data mining and model development.
  • Knowledge and operational skills in the Agile Development area.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Critical thinking ability and problem resolution skills.
  • Proven experience building, testing and productionising predictive models and advanced analytics solutions.
  • Experience with common data mining programming languages, such as R and Python.
  • Experience with data visualisation tools, such as Tableau, Qlik, PowerBI as well as with scripting data visualisation using R or Python libraries such as ggplot, matplotlib, plotly, etc.
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, PostgreSQL, Hive, Pig.
  • Experience with AWS cloud solutions will be preferred.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Information Systems, Mathematics or data related field.
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