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IT Data Scientist – JHB

Job Information
Location.Net Jobs in Johannesburg
SalaryMarket Related
Job TypePermanent
EducationHonours or master’s degree in Mathematical Statistics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or related field. Certifications: e.g. SAS, any Big Data certifications, SCRUM / Prince2
Experience5-12 years of solving complex business and technology problems through applying data science techniques within a fast-paced project environment. Experience in machine learning, deep learning, data mining, statistical methodology and demonstrated experienc
ReferenceRDV IT Data Scientist – JHB
Emailfinance.jobs(at)hireresolve.co.za
Fax0865728877

Job Description

One of our Leading IT Clients in Johannesburg is currently looking for a Data Scientist to join their dynamic and fast-growing team.

Requirements:

• Honours or master’s degree in Mathematical Statistics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or related field

• Certifications: e.g. SAS, any Big Data certifications, SCRUM / Prince2

• 5-12 years of solving complex business and technology problems through applying data science techniques within a fast-paced project environment

• Experience in machine learning, deep learning, data mining, statistical methodology and demonstrated experience using these techniques to solve business problems

• Experience with analytics tools such as R, Python, SPSS, MATLAB and BI tools such as QlikView, PowerBI, Tableau is required

• Experience with deep learning tools (such as Keras, TensorFlow or Theano) and distributed computing frameworks (such as Hadoop and Spark) is a plus

• Evidence of leading and developing others whilst taking ownership for specific project outcomes

• Must possess basic project management skills such as estimation, planning and risk & issue management

• Relevant industries include (but are not limited to): Banking, Insurance/Assurance, Telcos, Oil & Gas, Retail, FMCG, Specialised Financial Services

Responsibilities:

• To help clients articulate and solve their most important business problems through the use of data, technology, domain knowledge, industry expertise and research

• Understand the impact of big data and machine data trends, as well as emerging data science technologies on our clients and their customers

• Work with our clients to create innovative solutions to business problems

• Help clients innovate and create new business data models

• Persuade and influence business leaders to make the right decisions

• Drive the execution of key initiatives, through approach and knowledge, to support projects delivery and bring the science of data to life

• Profile the BSG brand to attract talent and build further client opportunities

• Coach and mentor other BSG consultants to grow skills and drive effective delivery

Hire Resolve invites all suitable candidates to apply by emailing your CV to finance.jobs@hireresolve.co.za or fax to 086 572 8877. You can also contact Robyn on 031 350 4405 or alternatively you can visit our website, www.hireresolve.co.za

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

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