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Data Analyst-Mining

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Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
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Incumbent will be responsible for driving data analytics, development of data models and algorithims in a scientific manner,


* Work with stakeholder throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business solutions.
* Mine and analyze data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement
* Develop custom data models and algorithims to apply to data sets.
* Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes.
* Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial, neural networks) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.
* Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage) and experience with applications.
* Producing project feasibility and costings reports
* Working closely with colleagues, developers, testers and a variety of end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction.
* Keeping up to date with technical and industry developments
* Any duties assigned to by the supervisor


* Grade 12 Certificate
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science /Engineering/Mathematics or Equivalent
* Valid Driver's Licence


* A minimum of at least 5 years' experience in a similar role in a reputable organization
* Knowledge in SQL, Oracle, Sequel, Visual Basic, C++ and Java, Unified Modelling Language (UML) and SAP business software applications.
* Web-based technologies.
* Broad knowledge of hardware, software and programming
* The ability to learn quickly
* The ability to contribute to a team effort
* A logical approach to problem solving
* Good interpersonal and client-handling skills, with the ability to manage expectations and explain technical detail
* Business awareness
* A methodical, investigative and inquisitive mind
* Presentation skills
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Planning and negotiating skills
* Initiative and self-confidence
* An interest in the way organizational processes work.

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