Data Scientist

Data Scientist Industry: Financial Services CV to be sent to resourcing@oscartemple.com Job Summary The Data Scientist is responsible for developing data-driven solutions to solve difficult business challenges. He/ She works in collaboration with the Business Analyst and Data Engineer to identify and gather data to solve same challenges.   Duties & Responsibilities Selecting features, building and optimizing models using machine learning techniques Data mining using state-of-the-art methods Extending company’s data with third party sources of information when needed Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance Research and develop statistical learning models for data analysis  Collaborate with product management and engineering departments to understand company needs and devise possible solutions  Keep up-to-date with latest technology trends  Communicate results and ideas to key decision makers  Implement new statistical or other mathematical methodologies as needed for specific models or analysis  Optimize joint development efforts through appropriate database use and project design   
  KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS   Availability of insights for decision making Development of forward leaning models to support retail and other businesses Accuracy of algorithms and machine learning models deployed Improvement in business KPIs through the leverage of predictive analytics ▪      Number of manual processes replaced by automation  

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JOB REQUIREMENTS   Minimum education level – Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Information Technology, Economics, Information Systems, Statistics, Applied Math, Business Administration, or any other related field. Number of years of experience – 2 – 5 years’ experience in a similar role  
KEY COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS   Knowledge Good SQL skills Database Management Programing skills Knowledge of reporting and visualization tools Intellectual curiosity to find new and unusual ways of how to solve data management issues. Excellent pattern recognition and predictive modeling skills Extensive background in data mining and statistical analysis    Skills/Competencies Innovative & Open Minded  Interpersonal skills Collaborative skills Communication (oral & written) Coordination skills  
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Job Location: Lagos Nigeria

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