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Senior Data Scientist - Cape Town - up to R550 per hour at e-Merge IT Recruitment - Cape Town City Centre

e Merge IT Recruitment

Africa's largest innovative retail outlet is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join their super skilled team. The position requires a Senior Data Scientist that will oversee the activities of Junior Data Scientists, provide advanced expertise on statistical and mathematical concepts, while applying and inspiring the adoption of advanced data science and analytics across the business. Great Opportunity Apply Now Requirements: Degree in Data Science / Statistics / Computer Science or similar 5 years commercial experience R Python SQL Layman Machine Learning Principles Responsibilities: Work in a cross-functional team, collaborating with fellow data scientists, engineers, and analysts to understand project goals, interpret end-users' intent and drive the build, implementation and scale-up of algorithms for measurable impact Understand and use ANN's, CNN's, RNN's, auto encoders, fundamental data science concepts (linear and logistic regression, SVM's, dimensionality reduction), decision trees, gradient boosting, ensemble models, etc. to develop machine learning models Collating and cleaning data from various entities for later use by Junior Data Scientists Delegating tasks to Junior Data Scientists to realize the successful completion of projects Monitoring the performance of Junior Data Scientists and providing them with practical guidance, as needed Selecting and employing advanced statistical procedures to obtain actionable insights Cross-validating models to ensure their generalizability Reference Number for this position is NN53099 which is a long-term contract position based in Cape town offering a contract rate of up to R550 per hour negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Nigel on [Email Address Removed] or call him on [Phone Number Removed]; to discuss this and other opportunities. Are you ready for a change of scenery? The e-Merge IT recruitment is a specialist niche recruitment agency. We offer our candidates options so that we can successfully place the right developers with the right companies in the right roles. Check out the e-Merge website [URL Removed] for more great positions. Do you have a friend who is a developer or technology specialist? We pay cash for successful referrals Desired Skills: R Python SQL Layman Desired Work Experience: 5 to 10 years Desired Qualification Level: Degree Apply Now

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