Our client, in the mining industry, is looking to employ a Senior Data Scientist that will be responsible for utilizing their analytical, statistical and programming skills to collect, analyze and interpret large datasets
KPA’s will be (but not limited to):

  • Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging data to drive business solutions
  • Mine and analyze data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement
  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of data sources and data gathering techniques
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets
  • Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize business outcomes
  • Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes
  • Develop processes and tolls to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy.
  • Is the primary lead in most data related projects
  • Capable of creating a full end-to-end solution

Minimum Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • Minimum a post graduate degree in statistics computer science or mathematics or another quantitative field
  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience as a Data Scientist in an established organization.

Capabilities:

  • Very strong coding knowledge and experience with several programming languages
  • Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques
  • Experience querying databases and using statistical computer languages
  • Experience creating and using advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics
  • Experience with distributed data/computing tools
  • Experience visualizing and presenting data to clients

Software Competencies:

  • C, C++, Java
  • R, Python, SQL
  • Snowflake, Exasol
  • Bi tools such as PowerBi, Qlikview, Tableau, Yellowfin

Kindly be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Desired Skills:

  • data scientist
  • data science
  • statistics
  • computer science
  • mathematics

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