Lead Data Scientist
2022-06-17 - 2022-07-16
Eastern Cape, East London
Negotiable (Market related, Negotiable)
Opportunity Available!! Our client, A leading International Automotive Manufacturer is looking to employ a Lead Data Scientist (Computer Vision) to join their dynamic team in East London.
Job Description: 

Operating System:
  • Comfortable in Linux environments, specifically Debian-based, e.g. Ubuntu
  • Comfortable developing locally on a Windows machine using WSL2
Programming & Scripting Languages, Version Control, Software:
  • Strong modern Python knowledge (3.8+); Bash scripting;React & Typescript knowledge beneficial
  • Working-level git proficiency
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Experience in Test Driven Software Development
  • Knowledge of software and business process modelling techniques and tools (e.g. UML)
  • Working proficiency of at least the following Python packages – Tensorflow, Keras, MLflow, numpy, asyncio, pytest, pydantic, fastapi, tox, opencv, Pillow, onnx. There are significantly more Python packages in use, but a working knowledge of these will provide the most upfront value.
  • Knowledge of developing and maintaining CI/CD pipelines; container technologies such as Docker; automation in quality assurance, integration and deployment – e.g. developing end-to end tests that span across docker containers in a CI/CD quality gate in a virtualized environment
Artificial Intelligence, Data and Cloud:
  • Knowledge of artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques and algorithm libraries – specifically having a high degree of proficiency working with computer vision applications in the form of classification, object detection and semantic segmentation
  • Experience debugging and interpreting the outputs of machine learning models
  • Knowledge of labelling best practices to advise annotators when setting up new use cases; Databricks (or similar) for automated cluster management and the use of IPython notebooks for rapid prototyping; cloud design patterns (e.g. hybrid cloud); cloud computing, services and cloud platforms (e.g. Azure); Azure IoT hub & Azure Data Factory would be beneficial; big data technologies (e.g. Hadoop, Hive, Hbase, Spark) and data analytics would be beneficial; descriptive and predictive analytics; designing data warehouses and data lake; data modelling and storage with NoSQL and relational databases (e.g. CouchDB, PostgreSQL); fundamentals and management of databases.
  • Technical skills in database and SQL.
  • Experience developing and maintaining APIs (e.g. REST); systems design, enterprise architecture and development; microservice architecture
  • Knowledge in technologies like servers, storage and virtualization; IT infrastructure design, deployment and management; high-availability concepts to build robust computing environments; network infrastructure (e.g. switches, routers, firewalls); computing and working with ARM64 devices; CUDA and TensorRT GPU technologies would be beneficial
Working Model:
  • Knowledge and application of agile project management methods (e.g. Scrum, Kanban) and tools (e.g. Azure DevOps); DevOps concepts and tools; innovative methods like design thinking.
  • Knowledge of commercial and open source security tools; computer and network security, authentication and security protocols; IT security architecture; penetration testing techniques and tools.
Customer Support
  • Knowledge of help desk and support services; incident and problem management
  • Experience with incident systems, ticketing systems (e.g. CISM) and monitoring tools; in providing 24/7 on-call support for high-availability systems; customer relationship management
Job Requirements: 

  • Minimum NQF 7 – BSC/BCom/BTech in Information Technology or B. Eng. (Industrial Engineering) or relevant equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in IT/Manufacturing
For more information please contact:
Bridgette Groep