Business/Data Scientist

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Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted Feb 12, 2021
Category IT Jobs
Job Type Full-time

Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interpreting business requirements and designing data presentation mechanisms to deliver usable and automated reports
  • Collecting data through means such as analysing business results or by setting up and managing new studies
  • Transferring data into a new format to make it more appropriate for analysis
  • Creating new, experimental frameworks to collect data
  • Building tools to automate data collection
  • Searching through large data sets for usable information
  • Creating reports and presentations for business uses
  • Correlating similar data to find actionable results

Minimum Requirements:

  • Knowledge of programming languages like SQL, Python, R, and Scala
  • Familiarity with Business Intelligence tools (e.g., Tableau, Altyrex)
  • Strong mathematics skills
  • Experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop and Spark
  • Advanced ability to perform exploratory data analysis
  • Experience with common data science toolkits
  • Familiarity with data management tools
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Software Engineering, Statistics or Data Science

Skills & Characteristics:

  • Ability to work independently and with team members from different backgrounds
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Possess exceptional technical writing skills
  • Ability to communicate complex data in a simple, actionable way
  • Ability to visualise data in the most effective way possible for a given project or study
  • Possess analytical and problem-solving skills

Additional Information

  • Competitive salaries
  • Coffee barista - fuel for your genius intellect
  • Remote work and flexible hours
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