INTERMEDIATE DATA SCIENTIST

at Lets Recruit
Location Centurion, South Africa
Date Posted Jun 13, 2020
Category IT Jobs
Job Type Full-time

Description

  • Create and deliver data-driven solutions that add business value through the use of machine learning models, data exploration and visualisation techniques.

    Education and Qualifications Required:

    • Degree in Actuarial science and associate or fellow member of ASSA, or
    • BSc/BEng Computer Engineering degree with undergraduate subjects or final year project in AI/ML.
    • Beneficial: Master’s degree with specialisation in Machine Learning or peer-reviewed scientific work in machine learning will be an advantage.

    Skills and Competencies Required:

    • 2 years’+ experience in applying machine learning in the engineering or financial services industry
    • Extensive experience in Python and SQL.
    • NoSQL (MongoDB/Elastic) skills an advantage.
    • Cloud computing background (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) an advantage.
    • Deep theoretical understanding of machine learning techniques, statistics, probability theory, linear algebra etc.
    • Demonstrated ability to apply machine learning techniques to solve business problems.
    • Demonstrated skills in formulating business problems to that can be solved with machine learning.
    • Demonstrated ability to select the right machine learning tools and techniques for the job.
    • Experience translating findings into business recommendations and actions.
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