Data Scientist - Contract

Description Our client a Global Tech firm is seeking a Data Scientist to join their team in Cape town on a contract basis. They offer stability, growth, attractive salary, exposure and an excellent working environment.As a Data Scientist, you''ll be responsible for using data mining techniques to uncover new insights into the way our customers interact with our products. You will be working closely with engineers and designers to ensure that the right questions are being asked of our existing customer data. You will also work closely with business leaders in order to understand how we can use this insight to inform product decisions, sales strategy or marketing efforts.RequirementsWork closely with business to identify issues and use data to propose solutions for effective decision makingBuild algorithms and design experiments to merge, manage, interrogate, and extract data to supply tailored reports to colleagues, customers or the wider organisationUse machine learning tools and statistical techniques to produce solutions to problemsTest data mining models to select the most appropriate ones for use on a projectMaintain clear and coherent communication, both verbal and written, to understand data needs and report resultsCreate clear reports that tell compelling stories about how customers or clients work with the businessAssess the effectiveness of data sources and data-gathering techniques and improve data collection methodsConduct research from which you''ll develop prototypes and proof of conceptsEstablish new systems and processes and look for opportunities to improve the flow of dataEvaluate new and emerging technologiesRepresent the company at external events and conferencesBuild and develop relationships with clientsIdentify valuable data sources and automate collection processesUndertake pre-processing of structured and unstructured dataAnalyse large amounts of information to discover trends and patternsBuild predictive models and machine-learning algorithmsCombine models through ensemble modelling.Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business solutions.Mine and analyse data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement of product development, marketing techniques and business strategies.Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.Use predictive modelling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, ad targeting and other business outcomes.Develop company A/B testing framework and test model quality.Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes.Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyse model performance and data accuracy.Qualifications5-7 years of experienc.special-hidden { display: none; }Id Subtitle
Cape Town, WC, ZA