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Data Scientist

Location:Johannesburg
Type:Permanent
Reference:#NN53684
Company:E-Merge IT Recruitment


One of the leading financial institutions in the industry that provides great financial services is looking for a data scientist.

The successful candidate will have to design, prototype, and build next-generation analytic engines and services by applying strong expertise in maching learning, data mining and information retrieval.

Great opportunity. Apply now.

Requirements:
  • Python (Must)
  • R
  • 5-7 years' experience in a statistical and/or data science role
  • Java Lua
  • Clojure
  • Scala
  • Map/Reduce
  • Hadoop, Hive, Spark
  • BSC computer science, BSc engineering, econometrics, mathematical statistics, actuary science, or any stem qualification
Responsibilities:
  • Develop best-in-class statistical models and algorithms
  • Conducts advanced statistical analysis
  • Provide actionable insights, identify trends, and measure performance
  • Create value out of enterprise-wide data
  • Provide insights to BI and BA to further exploit and present their models
  • Provide strategic direction into data information received
  • Apply advanced analytical techniques such as machine learning and artificial intelligence to derive business value
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to obtain business acumen and intellectual property
  • Understands business problems and designs end-to-end analytics use cases
  • Collaborates with model developers to implement and deploy scalable solutions
  • Develop complex models and algorithms that drive innovation throughout the organization
  • Ensure improvement of on-time performance and network planning,
  • Provide thought leadership by researching best practices, conducting experiments, and collaborating with industry leaders

Reference number for this position is NN53684 which is a permanent position based in Johannesburg offering a cost to company salary of up to R1,1m per annum negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Nigel on az.oc.egrem-e@nlegin or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

Are you ready for a change of scenery? The 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 www.e-merge.co.za for more great positions.

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Posted on 17 Sep 13:53, Closing date 16 Nov

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Nigel
nigeln@e-merge.co.za
011 463 3633

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