Michelle Hiestermann
Published
March 19, 2019
Location
Sandton, South Africa
Category
Job Type

Description

A new opportunity has presented itself at one of the major broadcasting and media houses in the country. They require a Principal Data Scientist to join their energetic team. Candidates needs to Code using R and Python and need to do the Data Extraction and Data Cleaning themselves. Consulting experience is a must have.

Requirements:

  • Post Graduate Degree in Business and Quantitative field (Econometrics, Mathematics, Statistics, or Computer Science with emphasis in Statistics)
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant data experience and experience building segmentation and propensity models
  • Statistical, mathematical, predictive modelling, forecasting and business strategy skills
  • Able to program in different programming languages e.g. Python, R, Java, Ruby, Clojure, Matlab, Pig or SQL.
  • Have an understanding of Hadoop, Hive and/or MapReduce etc.
  • Experience with Machine Learning and AI is an added advantage
  • Proficiency working with visualisation tools e.g. R Shiny, Tableau etc.
  • Consulting experience

Responsibilities:

  • To identify opportunities to innovatively use data to provide strategic & operational insights to business.
  • Identify new analytic trends/ data needs and repeatable analytic solutions.

Reference Number for this position is MH42233  which is a permanent role based in Johannesburg, offering up to R1.5mill per annum based on experience, skillset and current level. Contact michelle on michelle@e-merge.co.za, at www . e-merge . co . za or call her on 011 463 3633

Are you ready for a change of scenery? e-Merge IT recruitment is a niche recruitment agency. We offer our candidates options so that we can successfully place the right people with the right companies, in the right roles. Check out the e-Merge IT website for more great positions.

Do you have a friend who is a developer or technology specialist? We pay cash for successful referrals!

Apply
Drop files here browse files ...

Related Jobs

Are you sure you want to delete this file?
/

Subscribe To Personalized Notifications

You are subscribing to jobs matching your current search criteria.

Email Notifications

Email notifications will be sent to you Subscribe

 

Custom RSS Feed

Your personalized RSS Feed is below, copy the address to your RSS reader. Subscribe