Friday , December 9 2022

Santam Jobs – Data Scientist

Website Santam Insurance

Job Description:

We are looking for a motivated, intellectually curious, and communicative Data Scientist for our new and exciting venture. In this role you will support the growth and expansion of the venture by uncovering insights and opportunities that can be leveraged to improve our product offerings. This will involve analysing and drawing insights from data, building models around customer behaviours and running experiments to test the impact and effectiveness of changes made to our offerings. You can expect to work in close collaboration with the broader product and design team on developing and testing innovative product solutions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Communicate results and analyses of data to the broader team in a simple manner, using appropriate data visualisation techniques
  • Integrate machine learning tools and statistical techniques when producing solutions to problems
  • Conduct experiments to test the effectiveness and impact of potential product changes/improvements as well as new features
  • Build predictive models of customer behaviour to ensure we are always catering to the needs of the users
  • Identify key metrics to track, forecast and draw insights such as trends and that can be leveraged to identify opportunities for growth and improvement

Job Requirements:

  • High drive/self-starter/proactive and anticipate requirements
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Firm knowledge of big data processing frameworks
  • Knowledge of software engineering principles
  • Strong co-ordination, prioritisation, organisational and planning skills
  • Experience in data extraction, transformation and loading
  • Understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms
  • Knowledge of data visualisation tools and programming languages (i.e., Tableau, SQL, Java/Python, R, etc)
  • Ability to ‘think-out-of-the-box’
  • Experience working as a data scientist, ideally in a start-up environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Deep knowledge of mathematical concepts including statistics and probability
  • Professionalism, excellent judgement, use of discretion and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and networking skills across all levels
  • University degree in computer science or related field with 3+ years relevant industry experience

Job Details:

Company: Santam Insurance

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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