Senior Data Scientist

Midrand, South Africa

Jurumani Solutions is an IT professional services (consulting & outsourcing) and solutions provider, operating through the Jurumani Solutions and Tangent Solutions brands.

Through the Jurumani Solutions brand, the company focuses mainly on the telecommunications space, wherein it provides consulting and outsourcing services, and through Intelligent Automation (RPA) on a range of market sectors and industry verticals.

Jurumani offers an environment where creativity and the practice of building things is believed to be fundamentally useful to both the Client and Jurumani Solutions. Providing opportunity to focus on making products and business operating capabilities work, which means we often are more concerned with how systems align, orchestrate and integrate to achieve business outcomes than any single point solution, essentially building systems that make fixed and mobile telecoms services work for the consumer and enterprise markets.

The environment encourages Agile and DevOps modes of operation, particularly for software we build and manage ourselves.

The Data Scientist will be responsible to do data wrangling, analysis, visualisation and modelling.

Skills and experience:

  • A relevant IT Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Statistics / Mathematics / Data Science, Technical Engineering or Computer Engineering.

Have an adequate working knowledge of (between 3 – 6  years working experience):

  • Required Data Wrangling, Analysis, Visualisation and Modelling experience
  • Required Applied Statistics and/or ML/AI experience
  • Required Python based Data Analysis experience: Jupyter, Panda, NumPy, SciKit-learn, Dash etc.
  • Required SQL experience

Skills that would be very advantageous:

  • PostgreSQL
  • Oracle
  • Apache Drill
  • Linux
  • Kubernetes
  • AWS experience: AWS S3, AWS Glue, AWS Athena

Must have:

  • Excellent communication skills that allow good interaction with other team members (primarily) or customers.
  • Ability to understand and work with the systems and procedures prescribed to perform the required work.
  • MUST be passionate about technology and all things data. 4IR!

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