Old Mutual Jobs for Matriculants – Data Scientist

Website Old Mutual

Job Description:

This role is responsible for the interpretation and statistical analysis of customer and customer related data through efforts of others over periods of up to a year.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Extracts data from various internal and external data sources.
  • Collaborates effectively with others to achieve personal results.
  • May supervise the technical delivery of junior data scientists
  • Has a detailed understanding of statistical concepts and application, predictive modelling, machine learning and data science techniques.
  • Responsible for the interpretation and statistical analysis of customer and intermediary data.
  • Identifies new business opportunities via statistical and data analysis.
  • Performs data manipulation and descriptive/ exploratory data analysis
  • Performs statistical analyse and predictive modelling in support of business objectives

Job Requirements:

  • Coaches/ Mentors junior data scientists in the areas of machine learning, statistical analysis and building predictive models
  • Identifies new business opportunities via statistical and data analysis.
  • Accountable for service delivery through own efforts.
  • Plans and assigns work over periods of up to 3 months.
  • May supervise the technical delivery of junior data scientists
  • Balances own priorities with directing and motivating others.
  • Creates a climate for optimal performance.
  • Collaborates effectively with others to achieve personal results
  • Proactively seeks new knowledge in data science in statistical analysis

Qualification & Experience:

  • Statistical analysis and data mining (Python, R, SAS Enterprise Miner, Alteryx, SPSS)
  • Experience in building Natural Language Processing Models with Bert , Python , Azure ML ,DevOps advantageous.
  • Data visualization (Qlikview, Tableau)
  • BSc/Bcom Mathematics/Statistics (Honours or Masters) Degree, Data Science related subjects.
  • Experience with end-to-end machine learning frameworks such as Azure Machine Learning/Azure Cognitive Services advantageous.
  • An interest in Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning.
  • Database structures
  • Data extraction, manipulation and maintenance (SQL, R, SAS, Excel)
  • End to end experience and understanding of data analytics
  • 3-4 years’ Analytical or Statistical experience

Job Details:

Company: Old Mutual

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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