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Data Scientist

Education: Relevant Diploma or Degree
Experience: Minimum 2 years
Reference: BW
Job Description: Are you a data scientist? We are looking for someone who will apply knowledge of statistics, data modelling, and advanced mathematics to recognize patterns, identify opportunities, pose business questions, and make valuable discoveries.

Main Responsibilities:

• Communication and Project Ownership
• Support large projects, and manage smaller projects in their entirety
• Partner with senior team members to assess customer needs and define business questions. Emerging ability to influence customers to take action on analytical insights.
• Identify, define and translate business needs/problems into analytical questions.
• Apply statistical and computational methodologies to provide actionable insights and identify opportunities that optimize quality, consumer experience, and healthcare costs.
• Assist with the development of scalable, efficient, and automated processes for large scale data analyses and model development, validation, and implementation.

Minimum Requirements:
• 2+ years of work experience in a Data Scientist or similar role or equivalent combination of transferrable experience and education
• Masters degree in Applied Mathematics, Computer science (e.g. specialization: Machine learning/Artificial Intelligence /Visualization, databases, and Big Data), Statistics, Epidemiology, Health Services Research, or closely related field with Data Science specialization
• Experience in Big Data - e.g. Hadoop
• Business Intelligence tool development
• Other programming experience - R, Python

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to You can also contact us 021 180 4555.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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