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Data Scientist – Johannesburg – up to R800k PA

An outstanding opportunity exists for a strong Data Scientist within the largest provider of private healthcare in both South Africa and the United Kingdom!!

The data scientist’s primary responsibility will be to create and deliver data-driven insights, decision support and optimization and to assist in identifying business opportunities through applying data science techniques to the organization’s data.

APPLY NOW!! to take this top-notch opportunity and join this amazing organisation.

Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Required Degree (Honours, Masters or PHD) in Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics and / or a combination of these
  • Secondary Relevant data science certifications such as Python, Microsoft, AWS, Hadoop, big data, machine learning, cloud infrastructure
  • Required At least 5 years of hands-on work experience in data science related projects with practical experience applying Machine Learning techniques
  • Required Experience in working with Python, statistical and machine learning libraries and the SciPy stack (Scikit-learn, numpy, matplotlib, etc)
  • Required Technical statistical knowledge for implementing ML and predictive models
  • Ideal Experience with Microsoft Azure data science pipelines and tools
  • Ideal Experience with SQL and working with large-scale data sets
  • Optional Experience in training and coaching co-workers
  • Optional Experience in operationalising data science solutions or similar solution
  • development
  • Optional Experience in a high-scale production environment is crucial

Reference Number for this position is SM52302 which is a permanent position based in Johannesburg offering a cost to company salary of R800k negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Sifiso Mthombeni on [email protected] for more information OR send your CV via e-mail with the abovementioned reference number in the subject line to apply.

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