Team Lead Data Science-Durban -Perm Position 60K PM CTC
Through innovation and Technology this Durban based giant has become one of Africa’s Powerhouses. They are looking for a Team lead Data Scientist with your skills set and experience to carry them to infinity and Beyond!
If working for a company that is employee-Centric and put its people first speaks to your career aspirations, what are you waiting for?
Requirements and Skills:
SAS, R, Python and SQL scripts
Strong R AND / Python coding skills
Experience with Azure Machine learning Studio or AWS equivalent
Working knowledge of BIG data tech eg Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark, Hive etc
2 to 3 years Analytical experience (statistics, econometrics, operations research)
Proven Experience in data Science/advanced analytics with commerce (Financial services and Telecommunications experience are an advantage)
Master’s degree in quantitative discipline or 5 years analytical experience
Data management experience including traditional ETL Knowledge, data quality, data governance
Strong SQL skills and SSIS
Experience using statistical and machine learning techniques, regression, clustering, sampling, neutral network analysis
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to develop cutting edge solutions;
Excellent communication skills;
Duties and Responsibilities:
This senior position will be responsible for the execution and delivery of data science engagements as well as overseeing the mapping of data movement, data sources, data aggregation, interfaces and analytics with the goal of ensuring data quality within the organisation.
This is a senior technical role and as such is hands-on rather than a purely managerial role.
Owning and delivering the data science engagements
Investigation, design and implementation of improvements to existing and new statistical models
machine learning algorithms across all areas of the business.
General mentorship to the data science team members, including but not exhaustive to:
Guidance on statistical principles and approaches when building statistical or empirical models
Advanced knowledge and proven application of machine learning / statistics to add value to
business. Including but not limited to: Clustering, Random Forests, Neural Networks, Boosted
Decision Trees, GLM’s, GAM’s, KNN, Spatial Modelling, Time Series Modelling.
Adopting and championing the CRISPDM framework to model building and deployment
Sound boarding approaches to possible improvements and new products
Technical optimization of existing SAS, R, Python and SQL scripts
Ad hoc queries relating to models & products
Documenting and general maintenance of models & products
Champion advanced data analytics with other senior stakeholders across the business
Create and deliver value to the greater team and company
Maintain and manage relationships with external data consultants and vendors
Reference Number for this position isSM47143which is a permanent position based in Durban offering a salary of up to R720K per annum cost to company, Contact Sifiso at <--------Please upload your CV here--------, at www.------ or call me on----- to discuss this and other opportunities.
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