Principal Data Scientist

Job Description

A new opportunity has presented itself at one of the major broadcasting and media houses in the country. They require a principal data scientist to join their energetic team. Candidates need to code using R and Python and need to do the data extraction and data cleaning themselves. Consulting experience is a must-have.Responsibilities:To identify opportunities to innovatively use data to provide strategic and operational insights to businessIdentify new analytics trends/data needs and repeatable analytic solutions.Reference number for this position is MH42233 which is a permanent role based in Johannesburg, offering up to R1.5m per annum based on experience, skillset and current level. Contact Michelle on or call her on 011 463 3633 Are you ready for a change of scenery? E-Merge IT Recruitment is a niche recruitment agency. We offer our candidates options so that we can successfully place the right people with the right companies, in the right roles. Check out the E-Merge IT website for more great positions.

Responsibilities + Skills


Postgraduate degree in business and quantitative field (econometrics, mathematics, statistics, or computer science with anemphasis in statistics)


A minimum of 10 years of relevant data experience and experience building segmentation and propensity models

Job Summary

  • Published on: Thursday, 20th August 2020
  • Designation: Principal Data Scientist
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: 0
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Thursday, 20th August 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: E-Merge IT Recruitment.
  • Address:
  • Website: E-Merge IT Recruitment
  • Company Profile:
  • South Africa’s largest, most innovative e-commerce retailer, with over 1,200 employees is looking for a highly talented senior front-end engineer to join their team. They are looking for enthusiastic, passionate and technically strong JavaScript developers to be part of a team responsible for the development of theircustomer-facingg mobile and desktop websites.Your primary focus will be to implement front-end JavaScript coding at a senior level with a focus on performance, maintainability and testable code. Duties include creating modules and components and coupling them together into a functional site.

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