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Senior Data Scientist

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Recruiter: Nigel Frank International
Listed on: 27th April
Location: Cape Town
Salary/Rate: £3,580 - £4,131
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Senior Data Scientist

Exciting role for a Senior Data Scientist to join one of South Africa's largest investment management companies.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Data Preparation
  • Analysis & Model Building
  • Stakeholder Engagement

Skills & Qualifications

  • Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field. Honors or Masters advantageous.
  • 1-2 years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models
  • Experience querying databases and using statistical computer languages when managing data: (eg. R, Python, SQL, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques (e.g. GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.)
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques such as clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc. and their real-world advantages and drawbacks.
  • Experience with distributed data/computing tools: (eg. Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, MySQL, etc.)


  • Medical Aid
  • Provident Fund
  • Performance Bonus

Contact Name: Jack Waddell
Reference: TJ/3086/676764948694_1619534968
Job ID: 2925233

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