Kavisha Bissessar
June 11, 2020
Johannesburg, South Africa
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We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist / Machine Learning Specialist that has exceptional interpersonal skills and is results orientated with the ability to handle multiple simultaneous projects.

In this role you will lead the team and support relevant stakeholders through quantitative analytics, and the application of appropriate advanced analytics for the business’s key initiatives.

About you:

  • Advanced Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Applied Mathematics or Statistics.
  • Minimum 3 years Machine Learning experience (Research or Commercial)
  • Experience gained in Financial services / Telecommunications is highly advantageous.
  • Expertise in relational database structures, research methods, machine learning, cloud-based technologies, big data technologies; Python, SQL, Google Cloud, AWS, Azure, Jupyter Notebook.

About the role:

  • Building predictive models / Machine Learning models.
  • Incorporate best Machine Learning practices into products and solutions across the organization.
  • Design and conduct experiments to improve Machine Learning models and create new Machine Learning pipelines.
  • Cross-validating models to ensure their generalizability.

Reference Number for this position is KB49453 which is a Permanent position based in JHB North offering a cost to company salary of R800k – R900k PA negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Kavisha Bissessar on KavishaB@e-merge.co.za

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