Posted on: 07 August 2017
ID 547062

Senior Data Scientist-Johannesburg

Senior Developer (Senior Data Scientist)- Johannesburg

  • Work on a wide variety of projects using the required data science skills and analytics technologies
  • Play an active role in the design, development and unit testing of analytics solutions
  • Responding promptly and professionally to business requests
  • Design, code, test and document all new or modified systems, applications and programs
  • Analyze system specification and translate system requirements to task specifications for developers.
  • Research and develop statistical learning models for advanced data analytics
  • Collaborate with product owners from various divisions to understand analytics needs and devise possible solutions
  • Implement new statistical or predictive methodologies as needed for specific models or analysis
  • Provides technical assistance in identifying, evaluating and deploying solutions that meet user requirements
  • Assist in the design of databases and data models to ensure interoperability
  • Review to the extent possible changes in code and the environment that will affect system performance
  • Build efficient and re-usable services that can be reused across different divisions
  • Improved system maintenance, performance and support
  • Work with the team to continuously improve the solution development process
  • Develop internal data science skills and ensuring that internal staff get opportunities to apply the developer skills that they have learnt

Requirements:

Three year qualification in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or related Quantitative field

Seven years’ experience on the following statistical and programming languages SAS, R, Python ,SQL

Expert knowledge of advanced analytics techniques such as machine learning, statistical and predictive modeling to discover deeper insights, make predictions or generate recommendations

Knowledge of the Utilities industry (Power plant management, asset maintenance, outage management, customer, sales and revenue management) – This is an advantage, not a deal breaker

Occupation:
Developers
IT, computing jobs
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Salary:
Salary negotiation
Contract type:
Full-time


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