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Decision Inc. is currently looking for young and ambitious Data Scientist to join our Data Information and Analytics team as client-facing, permanently employed consultant. Good communication and collaboration skills are therefore essential, as well as great statistical ability on at least one platform (R, Python, SAS or SPSS). There will be exposure to a wide range of industries, so the ability to quickly understand new business environments is essential.
Who are we?
Decision Inc. is a management and technology consulting organization. The Company’s foundation is built in technology; however, what makes us unique is our understanding of how to unleash the potential locked in our clients’ business and their people. We help companies to run better, grow faster and change what they do.
We represent the following leading global technology brands and are experts in the implementation, support and execution of these technologies: SAP, QlikView, Microsoft, Alteryx and Adaptive Insights.
What Will You Do?
Key Responsibility:
• Identify and develop Predictive and Prescriptive Models to enable better decision making for our clients
• Participate in analysis and design sessions – work with business analysts to determine the best fit solution for our clients
• Delve for insights in client data and processes to help improve their businesses
• Integrate Models into existing or new BI solution with the rest of the consulting team
• Communicate progress with client and project teams
• Produce insight and recommendation reports and presentations
Who Do You Need to Be?
• Candidates must have a relevant qualification in
o Actuarial Science
o Master’s in applied or Pure Mathematics, Statistics, Economics or any other relevant analytical field
o CA(SA)
o BEng, BSc (preferably Honours), BComm (preferably Honours)
• 3 Years working experience in SQL or Oracle
• 2 Years working experience in either R, Python, SAS, MATLAB, Rapid Miner or SAP Predictive Analytics
• Consulting experience (advantageous)
• Good understanding of data and analytical methodologies and solution delivery
• Strong problem solving skills
• Excellent communication skills with the emphasis on relationship building, understanding business requirements, and management of business expectations
• Ability to be proactive and accountable for your own deliverables
• Ability to work within a team
• Effective planning and organizational skills
• Ability to work under pressure and be deadline driven
• Eagerness and willingness to learn – a positive attitude is everything!