By Justin Rowles     1st December 2022

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Argility Technology Group “ATG” is a group of South African technology businesses who utilise software and technology to digitise processes, improve efficiencies and create a competitive edge for our customer and partners. We are software specialists who solve complex business problems by supplying and supporting various software solutions such as big data analytics, IoT asset management, retail & supply chain solutions, fleet management software and more. Decades-long customer relationships bear testament to our customer-centric culture, exceptional service and innovative thinking. We strive to become an extension of our customers businesses and not just another solution provider. We continue to reinvent and digitally transform organisations and ourselves, on our journey to automate and digitise using machine learning, AI and the internet of things.

ATG, Data Orbis, Smollan and Mediametrics  are proudly part of the Smollan Data and Tech cluster

The Senior Data Scientist will actively lead the application of data science methods, which includes machine learning, deep learning, artificial intelligence and predictive analytics, required to meet the company’s business interests as well as that of our clients.

Responsibilities include

  • Provide support and leadership role to the other data scientist
  • Identify and act on new opportunities for data driven business in data science and analytics
  • Load and merge data originating from diverse sources
  • Pre-process and Transform data for model building and analysis
  • Lead the development of predictive models for business solution
  • Perform descriptive analytics to discover trends and patterns in the data
  • Deploy predictive and other models to production

Your skills and experience include

A tertiary qualification – Relevant degree in Data Science, Statistics or equivalent quantitative field. Minimum 4+ years’ of experience

  • Machine learning
  • Google Cloud Platform (AI platform, BigQuery, Dataproc, Dataflow, Kubeflow)
  • Deep learning (Demand Forecasting, Recommendations Engine, etc.)
  • Statistical modelling (Price Optimization, Price Elasticity etc.)
  • Data modelling
  • Database management (MS SQL server, PostgresSQL or similar)
  • Data visualisation (Data Studio, Tableau)
  • Data Science
  • Data Analysis
  • Predictive analytics
  • Python
  • Ability to program data using python, R
  • Ability to use deep learning tools like Tensorflow, Keras, Sklearn, Pytorch
  • Ability to build predictive models and machine learning algorithms
  • Ability to manage both structured and unstructured data using SQL
  • Ability to visualise data using various tools
  • Ability to model data for prediction
  • Ability to work independently and propose solutions to business challenges
  • Ability to automate data pipelines and machine learning models

Key personal attributes include 

  • Problem solving
  • Diligence
  • Good business judgment
  • Incumbent to be result driven

ATG main offices are located in Johannesburg with satellite office in CPT, position could be either hybrid or office based dependent upon independent working ability.

How to apply

If you meet the above criteria and would like to join our dynamic team, “please click here

When applying, please ensure you have the minimum requirements. Applicants must have a valid South African or be a permanent resident.

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