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SENIOR DATA SCIENTIST - 309008
SENIOR DATA SCIENTIST
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Senior Data Scientist
My client in the North of Johannesburg is looking for an experienced Senior Data Scientist to integrate into a small dynamic team. Candidates should be comfortable working in an evolving data infrastructure, be self-starters that can work independently and provide solutions to problems that have not been considered broadly across the machine learning community.
• Research and develop statistical learning models for data analysis;
• Collaborate with product management and engineering departments to understand company needs and devise possible solutions;
• Keep up-to-date with latest technology trends;
• Communicate results and ideas to key decision makers;
• Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques;
• Data mining using state-of-the-art methods;
• Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis; and
• Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance.
Skills and Qualification:
• Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math or related field;
• 6+ years’ experience working within data science;
• Extensive background in data mining and statistical analysis;
• Able to understand various data structures and common methods in data transformation;
• Excellent pattern recognition and predictive modeling skills;
• Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, both supervised and unsupervised;
• Integration with Google Cloud Platform, especially VisionAPI; and
• Good scripting and programming skills in Python would advantageous.