Principal Data Scientist – Sandton – R1600k PA

Are you passionate about leveraging data to drive business intelligence and make critical value-adding decisions? We’re looking for a dynamic and experienced Principal Data Scientist to lead the way in our innovative environment.

Join us on this exciting journey of data-driven excellence! Apply now and become a key player in our success story. Let’s revolutionize the future of data science together!

Minimum Experience Level and Qualification

  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Data Science, Operations Research or Engineering
  • At least 10 years of applied experience using advanced analytics, statistical methods and data science
  • Fluency in computer programming and data structures, with expert coding capability in R/Python and SQL
  • Experience in Agile project delivery is required
  • Demonstrated thought leadership in the field of data science
  • Good presentation and communication skills with a knack for explaining complex analytical concepts to people from other fields
  • At least 4 years’ experience in any of the following: distributed computing, Databricks, Spark, containers, Git, and building effective CI/CD pipelines, PowerBI, web frameworks

Advantageous experience and education:

  • Ph.D. would be an advantage
  • Applied experience in deep learning techniques (e.g. NLP, computer vision, etc.) is preferred, but not essential
  • Azure certifications are preferred

Reference Number for this position is GZ56861 which is a permanent position offering up to R1600K per annum negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Garth on or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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