Sifiso Mthombeni
    Published
    August 28, 2019
    Location
    Johannesburg, South Africa
    Job Type

    Description

    Big 4 bank located in Jhb North seeking Data scientist Specialist to tackle complex, new development work in a cutting-edge tech environment. Be part of a dynamically fluid environment with a salary of up to R1M CTC with awesome perks like car and home loan.

    Requirements and Skills:

    Skills:

    • Experience in Research Methodologies: Scientific Reasoning.
    • 7+ years practical experience with SAS, ETL, Data Processing, Database Programming and Data Analytics. SAS is a non-negotiable.
    • Extensive background in Data Mining and Statistical Analysis.
    • Able to understand various data structures and common methods in data transformation- coupled with 3-4 years of working experience
    • Excellent Pattern Recognition and Predictive Modelling skills: 3-4 years of experience:
    • Experience with Python, R, NumPy etc
    • Understanding and experience of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naïve Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc
    •  Proficiency in using query languages such as yek-NN, Naïve Bas, SVM, Decision Forests.
    • Good applied Statistics skills, such as distributions, Statistical Testing, Regression etc
    • Good Scripting and Programming skills.
    •  Data Orientated personality.
    • Great communication skills
    • Some understanding of the Agile methodology be a self-starter, willing to work flexibly and long hours, results driven and focussed.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    •  Research and develop statistical learning models for data analysis, includes but not limited to the selection of features, building and optimising classifiers using machine learning and other techniques;
    • Data mining;
    • Processing, cleansing and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
    • Presentation of results in a clear manner for business:
    • Collaborate with product management to understand needs and devise possible solutions- review and analyse existing business requirements:
    • Communicate results and ideas to key decision makers:

    Reference Number for this position is JP42197 which is a permanent position based in Johannesburg offering a salary of R1mil per annum cost to company. Contact Sifiso at Sifisom@e-merge.co.za  or call me on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

    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.

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