Sunday , December 3 2023

Take a Lot Careers – Data Scientist

Website Takealot

Job Description:

You will join the growing Data Science team at Mr D Food, and report to the Data Science Team Lead. The nature of the position will require interaction with various teams across the Mr D Food business, and will include the Product, Operations, Engineering, Data & Analytics as well as Growth and Marketing teams.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Personalisation engines to recommend dishes, restaurants, promotions, etc.
  • Key operational parameter anomaly detection techniques
  • Enable easy monitoring and assessment of all data science solutions implemented in the Mr D Food business
  • Customer segmentation models to optimise content and/or communication relevancy based on customer preferences
  • Operationalising prediction models into Mr D Food’s data science technology stack
  • Dynamic estimators to maximise operational efficiency (e.g. food preparation time, dynamic delay estimation, etc.)
  • Automated daily & hourly order forecasting models

Job Requirements:

  • Attention to detail in a high-pressure environment
  • Experience with recommender models and natural language processing beneficial
  • Experience with any of the following AWS services beneficial: Sagemaker (incl. Studio), Glue, Athena, ECR, CodePipeline
  • Experience with Docker
  • Advanced analytical ability
  • Experience with querying and conducting ETL against both SQL and non-SQL based data stores
  • Experience with MLOps best practices beneficial
  • Knowledge of and experience with mainstream machine learning (ML) tools, including Tensorflow and/or Keras, Scikit-learn, and Pandas
  • Experience in Python and Linux command line

Qualification & Experience:

  • Data science exposure in a retail or e-commerce environment is beneficial
  • 5 years or more work experience as a Data Scientist
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science and/or Engineering

Job Details:

Company: Takealot

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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