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Mid level Data Scientist

at Recruit Digital in City of Cape Town Metro

World Wide leading Market Research entity is looking for a motivated Data Scientist to join their team.

Reporting directly to our Global Head of Data Science, the role is vital to the business delivering actionable insights to our clients. Working with real time social media data to deliver sentiment analysis. 


  • Develop applications for data exploration
  • Developing tools to rapidly process and analyse data streams to parse several disparate data providers and formats automatically for automated reporting and story identification
  • Conducting quantitative analysis and research
  • Build topic models to make sense of and segment large volumes of unstructured data
  • Build spam classification models to detect irrelevant and fake social media data
  • Build classification models to flag data relevant to brand attributes and strategy
  • Build graph models for community and influencer detection
  • Research of new algorithms, technologies, papers and developments related to Data Science.


  • 1 - 4 years' experience in an data-orientated industry, ideally software engineering or DevOps
  • Bcom or BSc, (Computer Sciences, Information Systems or Statistics preferred) from a leading university.
  • Numerically & analytically minded
  • Strong communication & organisational skills in order to prioritise & work towards deadlines
  • Python (experience essential) 
  • Competence in SQL or other database software 
  • Interest in and experience with Machine Learning concepts and algorithms 


  • Experience with NoSQL databases
  • Experience with Cloud Infrastructure
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