Data Science Freelancer

  • Grind Square
  • South Africa
  • Sep 10, 2019
Contractor Consultant Engineering Research Science Skilled Labor

Job Description

We are looking for data science freelancers to join our platform and help organisations discover the information hidden in vast amounts of their data.

Your primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality models.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Undertake preprocessing of structured and unstructured data
  • Analyse large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns
  • Building models to address business problems
  • Presenting information using data visualisation techniques

Minimum Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Data Scientist or Data Analyst
  • Experience in data mining
  • Understanding of machine-learning and operations research
  • Knowledge of R, SQL and Python; familiarity with Scala, Java or C++ is an asset
  • Experience using business intelligence tools (e.g. Tableau) and data frameworks (e.g. Hadoop)
  • Analytical mind and business acumen
  • Strong math skills (e.g. statistics, algebra)
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills