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  • Posted: Aug 31, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • At Search Project, we apply data, analysis, and experimentation to build search presence and performance for our clients’ brands. We focus on real business results across the entire organization and customer lifetime. Clients choose us when they want to see real, sustained results, not just another dashboard. Our scientific approach to search has been ...
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    Data Scientist

    About the job

    Search Project are a remarkable team of driven, diligent and creative individuals who firmly believe that businesses should ooze integrity, work should be whole-heartedly enjoyed and that RESULTS should be phenomenal!

    Search Project is excited for the future, continuously working with truly exceptional clients all the while keeping abreast of search engine developments for the betterment of our clients’ businesses. We like to pride ourselves on the fact that we have been at the forefront of search engine marketing almost since the practice itself began.

    Our fiercely world class company is expanding and we need people like you. If you love what you do, always looking for a better way and if you’re not afraid to take a few risks to make something really great, then you’re our sort of person. Come join our Cape Town office, where you will join a team of expert SEO professionals. 


    What you’ll do:

    Organizations are increasingly using and collecting larger amounts of data during their everyday operations. From predicting what people will buy to who they want to interact with, your job is to use data to find patterns and help solve the problems faced by businesses in innovative and imaginative ways.

    You'll extract, analyze and interpret large amounts of data from a range of sources, using algorithmic, data mining, artificial intelligence, machine learning and statistical tools, in order to make it accessible to businesses. You will then present your results using clear and engaging language.



    • Work closely with our business to identify issues and use data to propose solutions for effective decision making

    • Thorough knowledge of Python, Google Data Studio, Tableau

    • Build algorithms and design experiments to merge, manage, interrogate and extract data to supply tailored reports to colleagues, customers or the wider organization

    • Use machine learning tools and statistical techniques to produce solutions to problems

    • Test data mining models to select the most appropriate ones for use on a project

    • Maintain clear and coherent communication, both verbal and written, to understand data needs and report results

    • Create clear reports that tell compelling stories about how our customers or clients work with the business

    • Assess the effectiveness of data sources and data-gathering techniques and improve data collection methods

    • Horizon scan to stay up to date with the latest technology, techniques and methods

    • Conduct research from which you'll develop prototypes and proof of concepts

    • Look for opportunities to use insights/datasets/code/models across other functions in the organisation

    • Stay curious and enthusiastic about using algorithms to solve problems and enthuse others to see the benefit of your work

    What’s in it for you:

    • International, friendly and inclusive multi-cultural environment

    • Competitive salary and benefits package

    • Private health insurance and life insurance from day 1

    *At least 2 years experience essential

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Search Project on to apply

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

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