Mr Price Job Vacancies 2022 – Data Scientist Mr Price Group

  • Full Time
  • Durban
  • Posted 1 month ago

Mr Price Group

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Our new Data Scientist needs to tick 3 boxes!

  • Mad programming skills
  • A sound business sense
  • A data driven self-thinker

 The bottom line? Your primary responsibility will be to turn our heaps of data into actionable insight and improved efficiency.

The team you would be joining is responsible for driving decisions utilizing cloud data warehouse technologies, advanced visualization, data science, along with solid collaboration!

  • Extract & analyse historical data and maximise derived value through applying advanced models.
  • Using Machine Learning and Optimisation techniques to our data with the ultimate aim of improving our processes
  • Design tests to evaluate hypotheses
  • Communicate insights, results and analyses to stakeholders
  • Promote and facilitate data-driven business decisions
  • Building relationships & gaining deep knowledge of the Mr Price business

  • A degree in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Math, Computer Science, Physics or Engineering
  • 2- 4 years’ experience in either a data science, software dev or quantitative analysis role working with some of these skills:

    • SQL, Relational DBMS and data modelling
    • Numerical packages like R, Python with SciPy, SPSS or SAS
    • Software development in backend stacks such as C#, C++ or Java
    • Advanced data analysis skills in Excel (e.g. data aggregation, visualisation and pivot tables)
    • Applied statistics or machine learning methods e.g. Neural Networks, Decision Trees, Time Series Analyses, Clustering
    • Optimisation Techniques e.g. Linear Programming, Genetic Algorithms, Simulated Annealing
    • Big Data processing platforms like Hadoop or Spark

The People’s Value Champion

Cash- Based


Fashion-Value Retailer

We employ more than 19000 passionate associates and retail in more than 1300 stores in sub-Saharan Africa and some parts of Africa through our 6 trading divisions; Mr Price, Mr Price Home, Mr Price Sport, Mr Price Money, MILADYS and sheet street.

The Mr Price Group is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Employment Equity.


What’s in it for you?

We have benefits! From the financial benefits like medical aid for you and your fam, pension fund, bonus structures & shares, to the cultural benefits like a growth & innovation culture, half day Fri-yay’s, study leave & great coffee! We have ‘em all.


Please note: All applicants must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in line with the Mr Price Group company policy.

Location : Durban

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