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Data Scientist

Remuneration:negotiable Cost to company 
Benefits:Medical aid and provident fund
Location:Johannesburg, Bryanston
Education level:Degree
Job level:Junior/Mid
Company:IPG Mediabrands South Africa

Job description

IPG Mediabrands is looking for a data scientist to be part of a growing team, where we emphasise learning and optimisation of media spend. The successful candidate must have a passion for data preparation as she/he will be responsible for, but not limited to:
  • Aggregate and clean data sets 
  • Prepare data sets for modelling
  • Perform analysis on data received and propose new methodologies
  • Aggregate data ready for visualisation
  • Report on any anomalies in the data set
  • Integrate online and offline data sets


  • A degree in statistics or mathematics with a strong emphasis on data science and processing
  • Two years' experience in working with large data sets and data preparation
  • Ability to find unique solutions to the media data problems
  • Efficient and great understanding of SQL, VBA and Excel
  • Some understanding of digital taxonomies across search, social and programmatic

Posted on 13 Feb 12:03

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