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DATA SCIENTIST – deliver AUTOMATED CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR PREDICTION Platform – SANDTON, R650K-R700K

DATA SCIENTIST – deliver AUTOMATED CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR PREDICTION Platform – SANDTON, R650K-R700K

Job Title: DATA SCIENTIST – deliver AUTOMATED CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR PREDICTION Platform – SANDTON, R650K-R700K
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sandton
Industry:
IT
Salary: R650K - R700K/annum
Contact Name: Gary Silbermann
Contact Email: gary@acuityconsultants.co.za
Job Published: January 24, 2019 11:04

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for a DATA SCIENTIST to develop an AI platform that delivers industry-leading automated consumer behaviour predictions.

Based in SANDTON this DATA SCIENTIST role offers a salary of R650K – R700K/annum.

THE COMPANY:
This tech company is an industry-leader in MACHINE LEARNING, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, AND PREDICTING CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR. They predict customer behaviour using artificial intelligence (AI), and help their clients maximise efficiency and customer satisfaction. Their core technical strength lies in their ability to match people with products, match inventory with business opportunity, match prices with spending propensity, and match people with usage patterns, with the use of DEEP LEARNING ALGORITHMS. 

The Data Science team has been building AI models to predict consumer behaviour for over a decade and they have applied it to different sectors. They are the leaders in AI platforms that deliver automated consumer behaviour predictions for companies using raw unstructured data, converting a company’s data lake into actionable insights. Data sets being worked with are PetaByte sizes.

THE ROLE:
As a DATA SCIENTIST you will join a team delivering automated consumer behaviour prediction
platform to companies, with results that are far better than traditional statistical or Machine Learning methods. You will help automate and commoditise cutting edge AI results. Beyond automation of the data science process, another focus will be to make sure you stay ahead of the pack in terms of accuracy, speed, and scalability by being creative and diligent.

Responsibilities include:
Collaborate with team to improve automated feature selection, audit automated pre-processing and intervene when necessary.
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 measures in regard to model training.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
Must have at least 3 years experience building deep nets using Python or C++.
At least 1 year of this need to have been spent on datasets larger than 1 TB.
Proficiency in using RNN architecture (Recurrent Neural Networks).
Proficiency in using NumPy, SciKit, TensorFlow.
1-year experience in distributed Deep Net implementations such as a Spark TensorFlow integration.
Experience in writing lambda functions will be preferred.
Proficient in querying databases.
Strong University level Math, Physics, Applied Math or Mathematical Statistics background required.

If you qualify for this role, please email your CV directly to:
Gary Silbermann
gary@acuityconsultants.co.za 
021 801 5001

If you have not had a response to your application within 14 days please consider your application to be unsuccessful.