Data Scientist – Advanced Analytics (Contract/Perm)

Johannesburg

Job Details
DivisionIQbusiness
Business UnitAdvanced Analytics – Johannesburg
Minimum experienceMid-Senior
Company primary industryManagement Consulting
Job functional areaConsulting

Job Description
IQbusiness is looking to strengthen its Advanced Analytics capability with a Data Scientist/s that is able to analyse large amounts of raw information to find patterns that solve complex business problems.

The role of the Data Scientist/s is to be able to apply different analytical methods for a variety of use cases across business and build advanced analytics solutions, draws insights from large or complex data sets to solve business problems addressed by use cases, and be able to drive advanced analytics thinking and methodologies by investigating various topics and sharing insights with the broader Data & Analytics team as well as business stakeholders.

In this role, you should be highly analytical with an expert level of analysis, mathematics and statistics. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are essential for interpreting data. We also want to see a passion for machine-learning and research and sharing insights

Responsibilities:
Development of machine learning algorithms (regression / classification / clustering) by leveraging existing information, external data and other sources to extract insight and solve business problems
Development of predictive models to enhance customer, product and colleague insights
Support the operational teams through transforming data into insights
Analysing data, interpreting its trends and validating the data
Use data-oriented approach to work with others in solving complex business problems around profitability, marketing, risk, and operational analysis
Data Manipulation, Analysis and Data Extraction for Forecasting, Predicting and Model building

Education
Relevant Bachelors’ Degree / Diploma / recognised qualification from an accredited tertiary institution

IQbusiness is committed to sustainable growth and transformation, we embrace diversity and employ previously disadvantaged individuals.