Africa’s largest retail FMCG outlet is looking for a Data Scientist to join their dynamic team.
The position requires a senior Data Scientist that will oversee the activities of Junior Data Scientists, provide advanced expertise on statistical and mathematical concepts, while applying and inspiring the adoption of advanced data science and analytics across the business.
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- Extensive experience as a Data Scientist – 5+ years
- Advanced Degree (Masters/PhD) in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, or similar
- 7-8 years commercial experience
- Machine Learning Principles
- Work in a cross-functional team, collaborating with fellow data scientists, engineers, and analysts to understand project goals, interpret end-users’ intent and drive the build, implementation and scale-up of algorithms for measurable impact
- Understand and use ANN’s, CNN’s, RNN’s, auto encoders, fundamental data science concepts (linear and logistic regression, SVM’s, dimensionality reduction), decision trees, gradient boosting, ensemble models, etc. to develop machine learning models
- Collating and cleaning data from various entities for later use by Junior Data Scientists
- Delegating tasks to Junior Data Scientists to realize the successful completion of projects
- Monitoring the performance of Junior Data Scientists and providing them with practical guidance, as needed
- Selecting and employing advanced statistical procedures to obtain actionable insights
- Cross-validating models to ensure their generalizability
Reference Number for this position is NN53099 which is a contract position based in Cape town offering a contract rate of up to R550 per hour negotiable on experience and ability.
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