Intermediate Data Scientist - RecruiTech, Durban

  • Durban
  • Salary: R40 000.00 - R45 000.00 Per Month
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: IT
  • Posted by RecruiTech on Tuesday, February 18, 2020
  • Reference: KJ0414
  • Apply before Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 10 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: RecruiTech

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

         Collaborate with team to improve automated feature selection, audit automated pre-processing and intervene when necessary

         Collaborate with team to improve automated data pre-processing, audit automated pre-processing and intervene when necessary

         Collaborate with team to improve automated, Deep Net Architecture and meta param optimization

         Keep abreast of latest breakthrough ML publications and suggest adoption where relevant

         Monitor model performance for individual clients and advise intervention where needed

         Advise on and implement cost and time-saving with regards to model training 


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Required Skills

  • c++ : 3 to 4 years
  • matlab : 2 to 3 years
  • python : 3 to 4 years

Candidate Requirements

My client is looking for a Data Scientist who will deliver business’s automated consumer behaviour prediction platform to companies with results that are multiples better than traditional statistical or ML methods.

The business is automating and commoditizing cutting edge AI results, and the Data Scientist will be required to help the team in doing this. Beyond automation of the data science process, the main focus of this job is to make sure the business stays ahead of the pack in terms of accuracy, speed, and scalability by being creative and diligent.


         Matric & BSC. Degree in Mathematics & Statistics

         Must have 3 years’ experience building deep nets using Python or C++

         At least 1 year of this needs to have been spent on datasets larger than 1 TB

         Proficient in querying databases.

         Strong University level Math, Physics, Applied Math or Mathematical Statistics background required.

         Experience in R or MatLab.

Desired Skills

         Strong English skills.

         Strong Mathematical skills.

         Hard working and dedicated. 


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About RecruiTech

RecruiTech is a Durban based Recruitment Agency, specialising in IT and Freight.  We recruit nationally in both our specialised fields and have been in operation for over 5 years.  RecruiTech employs specialised consultants with over 15 years’ recruitment experience collectively and empowers them to push the boundaries of what's possible. Our atmosphere is open, innovative and fun with a relatively flat organizational structure to encourage creativity and optimal collaborative results.

Our aim is to provide a service to our clients’ bringing efficiency and industry knowledge as well as recruitment solutions that will help transform businesses. We pride ourselves on our ability to understand our clients’ requirements, their company culture and to create a recruitment process that is streamlined, efficient and painless.

To our candidates, we offer sound career advice based on our industry knowledge and strive to partner with them in a time of change and often stressful times while changing positions.

RecruiTech is an exempted Micro Enterprise with a Level 4 BEE Status and a 100% BEE Procurement Recognition Level.