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Principal Data Scientist (Financial Services/Telecommunications)
Are you an experienced Principal Data Scientist? Are you interested in big data? Have you worked in financial services?
Well look no further! We have the position for you!
Our client, a giant global telco company, is looking for a Principal Data Scientist for their newly launched products. The ideal candidate has strong Data Modelling experience. The Headquarter is in Johannesburg. This position is remote.
Our Client focuses on internal growth and career development. Through their extensive career development programme, they empower their employees to always be learning and improving. Furthermore, they pride themselves on utilising cutting edge technology wherever possible.
As a Principal Data Scientist (Financial Services) you will help deliver actionable insights through analyses of big data from unrelated sources.
Type: Full-Time | Permanent
The ideal candidate for this role should have:
A minimum of 7 years experience as a data scientist
Extensive experience in Data Modelling
Experience in Leading Organisation Culture and Change
A Strategic Mindset
Experience in Data Visualisation
Experience in Data Analytics and Insights
Experience in Data Management and Transformation
Experience in AI - Deep and Machine Learning
Your responsibilities will include:
Develops and delivers key predictive models, statistical models and machine learning-based tools and supports senior managers in the delivery of data science solutions for complex commercial requirements
Ensures Big Data solutions comply with data privacy laws
Provides deep technical analytical and data expertise to the business and other Data Scientists, using a wide variety of available data, to solve complex business problems
Manages the delivery of key packages of work, to time, budget and legislation, in a collaborative manner to meet the needs of business customers
Monitors and optimizes performance of developed models by driving experiments, benchmarking, etc
Uses a variety of datasets to test hypotheses, discover hidden relationships and provide actionable insights
Uses data visualisation to engage audience in a compelling way, enabling effective storytelling
Maintains strong relations and interacts closely with stakeholders across the business to advise and help solve complex problems
Demonstrates strong communication skills, influencing the exchange of ideas and information in a concise and logical way to reach the desired solutions
Uses best practice knowledge to provide thought leadership that supports modelling techniques, algorithms and being able to tune, modify and implement changes to address different business problems / questions
May provide informal guidance to junior members of the team
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.
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