Job Openings Data Scientist

About the job Data Scientist

Data Scientist


Cape Town

Experience & Qualification:

  • Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field. Honors or Masters advantageous.
  • 1-2 years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models
  • Experience querying databases and using statistical computer languages when managing data: (eg. R, Python, SQL, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques (e.g. GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.)
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques such as clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc. and their real-world advantages and drawbacks.
  • Experience with distributed data/computing tools: (eg. Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, MySQL, etc.)
  • Experience visualising/presenting data for stakeholder use and reuse across the business
  • Business experience in financial services or financial asset management will be advantageous
  • Knowledge of various toolsets such as SAP Hana Studio, SAP Data Services, Informatica Data Quality Suite, Cloudera big data storage and Microsoft Power BI will be advantageous.