Intern-Data Scientist - Cape Town

2021/02/03 7:47:34 AM
A Little About Us
Headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa, GEO Data Design helps organizations by providing tailor-made location-based business intelligence solutions. Through the fusion of geographical content and business data within an application platform, we deliver powerful analytical tools to quickly analyse and act upon real-world challenges. GEO Data Design’s highly experienced team has many years of expertise working on projects across the African Continent.

A Lot About You
We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our team for a 12-month internship position. Appointment will be subject to a 12-month contractual probation period after which the successful candidate will have the opportunity to be permanently employed.

The candidate should have a graduate degree in Data Science, Statistics or other quantitative field. You should be highly analytical with a knack for analysis, math and statistics. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are essential for interpreting data.

You have the capability to work independently and as part of a strong team and be open to guidance and constructive feedback from senior team members.

Candidate Requirements:
-a graduate degree in Data Science, Statistics or other quantitative field
-Building models on geospatial big data to address business problems
-Presenting information using data visualization techniques
-Applying data mining techniques,
-Performing statistical analysis,
-Building high quality prediction systems
-Strong math skills (e.g. statistics, algebra)
-Problem-solving aptitude
-Excellent communication and presentation skills

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