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  • Posted: May 18, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • DataProphet is a data science consultancy specializing in predictive analytics product development. We use advanced machine learning algorithms to solve prediction problems that enable businesses to make money or save money. We don’t provide burdensome reports filled with descriptive statistics, but rather information that can immediately be acted upon...
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    Junior Data Scientist


    • Msc/ BBusSci(Hon)/ BSc(Hon) in a related field: Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Actuarial Science, Astrophysics
    • Ability to handle, interpret and analyse data efficiently and to to recognise and allocate the appropriate data science tools to a given problem
    • Fluency in Python (Knowledge of machine learning libraries is critical, e.g.: sklearn)
    • A full understanding of how ANN's, CNN's, RNN's, autoencoders, and variational autoencoders work
    • A solid understanding of fundamental data science concepts (familiarity with linear and logistic regression, SVM's, dimensionality reduction (principal component analysis/T-SNE/U-MAP), decision trees (and how they work), gradient boosting, ensemble models, clustering algorithms, etc
    • Familiarity with implementing the above architectures with deep learning frameworks like Keras and TensorFlow (GitHub should have everything you need). 
    • Database management software e.g.: SQL

    NOTE: CV's to be submitted in PDF format please

    About the Team:

    We are a diverse and ambitious team who are passionate about what we do and aligned in our vision to create inspiring change in the world around us. We spend our days solving challenging technical problems on the cutting edge of AI and Data Science.

    We work together in our beautiful office located in Green Point, Cape Town. It is a professional but supportive and fun environment created to provide a space for everyone to bring their best selves to work every day.  

    The spirit of curiosity and continuous learning are in our DNA and we encourage everyone to approach all things in this manner so that we continue to grow and develop both as professionals and individuals.

    Among us are gamers, yogi’s, series lovers, runners, climbers, gym bunnies and 1 x Iron Mike… ahem, Man. We are committed to supporting our team holistically and therefore; have showers to rinse off after lunch time activities, host games nights for ultimate inter-company show downs, host screenings of favorite series and provide healthy fruit and snacks to keep everyone fuelled up along the way. And don’t forget, a steady flow of delicious coffee!

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to DataProphet on to apply

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

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