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  • Posted: Nov 3, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • REPL is a world-leading technology and consulting group. Founded in 2007 by a specialist team with highly-successful retail careers, we have both experience and expertise to deliver visionary professional services and unique solutions that transform business operations. Working internationally with some of the biggest and best companies in the world, we par...
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    Data Scientist

    About the job

    We’re expanding our offering for an in house data science team within REPL Group worldwide, to meet the demands of a growing portfolio of new and exciting projects.

    The data science team are part of the delivery consulting team, delivering a data science consulting offering across a wide portfolio of clients and services. As such, we are working on a broad spectrum of activities, ranging from algorithms development, data analysis and software development support.

    As an equal opportunity employer we recognise the value of an inclusive workforce and particularly encourage applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

    What you’ll be doing:

    • Data analysis using either an exploratory or hypothesis driven approaches

    • Predictive modelling using machine learning techniques such as generalised linear models and Bayesian inference, and Deep Learning

    • Work side-by-side with clients to provide bespoke data science consultations

    • Contribute to the development, and ongoing improvement of our in house platforms

    • Provide data science expertise and support as required to the wider organisation

    What we’re looking for:

    • Strong related academic background i.e. Masters level degree in numerate subject, preferably data science

    • Theoretical knowledge of classical statistical methods, bayesian learning, and neural networks, and its application to machine learning techniques

    • Strong Python/R experience

    • Demonstrable experience with RStudio or Jupyter notebooks

    • Keen to utilise up-to-date software development practices

    • Good communications skills, verbal and written

    • Self-starter, happy to work alone or as part of a team

    • Willing to occasionally work off-site at supplier or customer sites

    It would be a bonus if you had:

    • Experience with Tensor Flow

    • Experience of Hadoop

    • Experience with high level software language such as Scala, Java or C#

    • Experience of working in an Agile development environment

    • Experience of utilising a continuous integration approach to software development

    • Experience of software containers e.g. Docker

    • Comfortable working with different data science tools

    REPL Group develops and implements technical solutions in the retail space – our experience and expertise delivers visionary professional services and unique solutions that transform business operations. We’ve worked with all of the world’s top retailers, both locally in South Africa and internationally. These achievements are made possible by hiring the best talent: teams of specialists who share our ambition to deliver the exceptional.

    REPL is an equal opportunity employer, and we know the value of a diverse and inclusive workforce. We have very active communities for Women in Tech, Automation and Innovation and we are also actively involved in the local community. As such, we particularly encourage applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to REPL Group on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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