Data Scientist Mr Pr

Job Description

Mad programming skillsA sound business senseA data driven self-thinkerThe bottom line? Your primary responsibility will be to turn our heaps of data into actionable insight and improved efficiency.The team you would be joining is responsible for driving decisions utilizing cloud data warehouse technologies, advanced visualization, data science, along with solid collaboration!A day in your life?Extract & analyse historical data and maximise derived value through applying advanced models.Using Machine Learning and Optimisation techniques to our data with the ultimate aim of improving our processesDesign tests to evaluate hypothesesCommunicate insights, results and analyses to stakeholdersPromote and facilitate data-driven business decisionsBuilding relationships & gaining deep knowledge of the Mr Price businessOur requirements to apply?A degree in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Math, Computer Science, Physics or Engineering2- 4 years’ experience in a data science, software dev or quantitative analysis role with experience in the below:SQL, Relational DBMS and data modellingNumerical packages like R, Python with SciPy, SPSS or SASSoftware development in backend stacks such as C++ or JavaAdvanced data analysis skills in Excel (e.g. data aggregation, visualisation and pivot tables)Applied statistics or machine learning methods e.g. Neural Networks, Decision Trees, Time Series Analyses, ClusteringOptimisation Techniques e.g. Linear Programming, Genetic Algorithms, Simulated AnnealingBig Data processing platforms like Hadoop or Spark

Responsibilities + Skills

Education

A degree in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Math, Computer Science, Physics or Engineering2- 4 years experience in a data science, software dev or quantitative analysis role with experience in the below:SQL, Relational DBMS and data modelling

Experience

Software development in backend stacks such as C++ or JavaAdvanced data analysis skills in Excel (e.g. data aggregation, visualisation and pivot tables)Applied statistics or machine learning methods e.g. Neural Networks, Decision Trees, Time Series Analyses, Clustering

Job Summary

  • Published on: Saturday, 24th October 2020
  • Designation: Data Scientist Mr Pr
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: kimberley
  • Salary: 0
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Saturday, 24th October 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: Mr Price.
  • Address:
  • Website: www.mrprice.co.za
  • Company Profile:
  • Financial Accountant – Group FinanceThe Mr Price Group has an exciting career opportunity available within our Group Finance department for a Financial Accountant. If you are an ambitious, meticulous individual who is looking for a role that will allow you to grow and learn within the Finance function, then this is the role for you.You will be responsible for providing support to Group Finance and the broader finance community within the Mr Price Group.A high level of accuracy, attention to detail and analytical skills are of utmost importance for the role.

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