Data Scientist Engineer Architect EHC394 - Data Scientist in Gauteng - Kontak Recruitment

Kontak Recruitment

Kontak Recruitment specialises in recruitment in temporary, contract and permanent staff on all levels. Kontak Recruitment enjoys the personalised approached to suit client and candidate need as we value our relationships and therefore strive to provide excellent service to both parties at all times. Recruiter from sector Human Resources

    About this job ad 23 August


  • R 65.000,00 monthly
  • Province

  • Midrand, City of Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Description

  • Data Scientist/Engineer/Architect (EHC394)
    R600 000 – R800 000 per annum
     To optimize the value out of data.
     To provide data that is congruent and reliable
     To extract and/or collect information from various sources (Structured and Unstructured)
     To distribute and or communicate data/information
     To analyse data for better understanding about how the business performs with the objective of quantitative identification of business opportunities
     To innovate ways to look at problems by using data mining
     To build AI tools that automate certain processes
    As a data scientist, you are expected to be a subject matter expert for the business in the following areas:
    • Natural Language Processing: the interactions between computers and humans;
    • Machine learning: using computers to improve as well as develop algorithms;
    • Conceptual modelling: to be able to share and articulate modelling (UML, Enterprise Architecture, Simulation Modelling);
    • Predictive modelling: most of the big data problems are towards being able to predict value creating future outcomes;
    • UML and or Integrated System Behavioural Modelling for system data requirements for various business projects;
    • Hypothesis testing: being able to develop hypothesis and test them with careful experiments. (Statistical, Operations Research, System Dynamics and Theory of Constraints)
    • Business Systems Data integration
    • Degree in (Engineering/Actuarial Science’s/Statistics/Mathematics) is essential
    • Experience in programming languages and platforms, including .Net, C/C#, SQL, HTMS, CSS, Java, PHP, Python, code repositories
    • 7-10 years’ extensive database experience with Microsoft SQL 2008 upwards
    • Basic understanding of platforms such as XML and Entity Framework, knowledge of N-Tier development will be an advantage
    • Experience in Enterprise Architecture (UML)
    • Experience in software development life cycle development methodologies (e.g. Agile)
    • Basic knowledge of system integration development, API development, web services creation and utilization
    • Working knowledge of public cloud platforms (Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Amazon, Google)
    • Various languages
    • Data engineering/architectural experience
    • Must posies impressive data architectural skills with BI solution design and analytics experience
    • Seeking a technology agnostic person
    • Build enterprise solutions from the ground up
    • Identification of cross selling opportunities
    • Technology forecasting for identification of business opportunities using multiple sources of transactional data.
    • Development of data requirements for business systems and data requirements support
    • Designing and Leading Development Operations in building managed data service integrating business systems.
    • Supervise or directly write, translate, and code data management and analytics programs, algorithms and applications according to specifications
    • Administer critical analysis of test results and deliver solutions to problem areas
    • Generate statistics and prepare and write reports for management and/or team members on the status of the data science processes
    • Write programming scripts to enhance functionality and/or appearance of company web site and/or related web applications as necessary from either a data integration perspective or business intelligence perspective
    • Conduct research on data science related technologies, languages, and standards in support of procurement, development efforts future investments
    • Liaise with network administrators, systems analysts, and software engineers to assist in resolving problems with products or company solutions
    • Converses with, writes strategic documents and creates/delivers presentations to internal business leaders and as well as external groups. Leads discussions with senior leaders and external partners in ways that support strategic planning and decision-making.
    • Seeks a consensus with business leaders. Debates opinions, tests understanding and clarifies judgments. Identifies underlying differences and resolves conflict openly and empathetically. Explains the context of multiple, complex inter-related situations. perspectives and advice prior to approving plans and recommendations.
    • Studies environmental, business and technological trends and forecasts.
    • Differentiates data sources for validity, reliability and credibility.
    • Evaluates composite information in relation to its impact on decision-making and strategic implication and steers team toward making informed, sound strategic decisions.
    • Own transport and a valid drivers’ license
    • High level of energy
    • Logical thinker
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Self-confidence and self-driven
    • A high level of perseverance
    • Be patient, tolerant and diplomatic
    • Empathy, ability to identify with the needs of internal and external customers
    • Flexible and adaptable in regards to learning and understanding new technologies
    • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Enterprise Architectural skills for software (UML)
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Strong systems modelling skills
    • Strong data modelling skills
    • Strong mathematical, statistical and operations research modelling skills
    • Ability to conduct research into data science-related issues and products and relevant technologies
    • Technically proficient
    • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
    • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
    Preference will be given to BEE female
    Please email cv to ************************ and quote EHC394 in the subject line
    Or apply online at *
  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 7
  • Language(s): English
  • Driver's license: EB ,B
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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  • Data Scientist Engineer Architect EHC394 - Data Scientist in City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Recruiter

    Kontak Recruitment
  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    R 65.000,00 monthly

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