May 29, 2020
Reference NumberPTA002107/EP Data Scientist required at international company with offices in Cape Town. The person we require will utilize Machine Learning, AI and statistical analysis techniques for establishing key growth area in the company. We need an enthusiastic person with solid Project management skills who can develop data science solutions through continuous improvement.
Our client based in Cape Town has a position for a Data Scientist. Our client specializes Product Development Company, specializing in developing commercial vehicle products and systems. Complete Automotive designs from first principles as well as improvement on existing Products ranges.
Job Title: Data Scientist
Geographical area: Durbanville, Cape Town
The successful incumbent will be responsible for:
Collect, structure, and analyse a broad range of both internal and external data relevant to the business such as economic, industry, product, customer, supplier, and competitor. Explore and visualize data to understand the features that have relevance or are meaningful to the business. Apply business-relevant statistical, machine learning, or deep learning approaches to solve business challenges Design, implement, and validate data systems and solutions. Provide data-driven recommendations and insights for cross-functional projects to executive leadership. Reveal hidden business opportunities, quantify risks, and optimally deploy company resources to grow profitably.
Minimum qualifications and experience:
A degree in a quantitative field, i.e. statistics, economics, mathematics, computer science, or another related field. 2-4 years of work experience in a data science related field. Experience to work with data sets within one or more focus areas: Sales & Marketing, Operations/Supply Chain, Telematics or Aftermarket Parts. Work experience in the Automotive Industry a plus. 2+ years of working experience in either Python or R, able to query data using SQL. Experience working with cloud-based computing platforms like AWS. Proficient in visualization tools like Power BI or Tableau; Experience in data mining, advanced data manipulation, machine learning and statistical analysis. Ability to explore data sets and identify the data transformation and data quality needs for targeted applications. Curiosity, enthusiasm, positive attitude, a passion to build, and a willingness to seek and learn new concepts. An iterative approach to developing data science solutions through continuous improvement. Outstanding analytical skills. Outstanding and proven project management skills; ability to manage multiple projects in a high-pressure, tight-deadline environment.
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