Data Architect – Sandton

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  • Post Date: November 21, 2016
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Job Overview

Our client based in Sandton is looking for the skills of a Data Architect. Salary is negotiable.

Core Functions:

  • Understand each company’s data sets
  • Maintain and upgrade big data platform.
  • Transparently report on the quality of data in the data lake.
  • Identify and understand the business problem and the impact of the proposed solution on operations of the organization.
  • Architect/model big data structures for analytical applications.
  • Formulate, build, apply and maintain predictive models.
  • Drive multiple applications using Agile methodologies.
  • Version control and document work for reproducibility.
  • Spread an understanding of data science throughout the group and encourage innovation.

Education & Qualification

  • Ph.D. or Master’s Degree in operations research, applied statistics, applied mathematics, physics, data mining, machine learning or a related quantitative discipline
  • Expert in analyzing large, complex, multi-dimensional datasets with a variety of tools.
  • Fluent with both relational algebra and MapReduce logic.
  • Deep understanding of statistical and predictive modeling concepts, machine-learning approaches, clustering and classification techniques, and recommendation and optimization algorithms
  • Accomplished in the use of statistical analysis environments such as R, scikit-learn, MLlib, MATLAB, SPSS or SAS
  • Sound knowledge of business principles
  • Familiar with tools that encourage reproducibility and collaboration; Jupyter, Zeppelin, RStudio, git
  • Experience with enterprise BI; QlikView, Lumira, Tableau, Zoomdata, Cognos, SAP BW, SSRS, …
  • Experience with enterprise ETL; SSIS, SAP DS, IBM DataStage, Pentaho, …
  • Development experience in order of preference: Python, C/C++, Java
  • Advanced Linux user.
  • Microsoft Office; Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Outlook
  • 5+ Years Business Analysis Experience

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Job Detail
  • Offerd SalaryMarket Related
  • Career LevelProfessional
  • Experience5 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • QualificationMaster’s Degree
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