Data Scientist / Analyst

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Reference: 10832/AB/05082019

Are you an analytical, strategic and logical thinker?

We want to meet you!

Summary of Job:

The purpose of this role is to serve as an analytics specialist in the business, focusing on advanced data mining, statistical analysis and modelling of data to create solutions that enable enhanced business performance through data-driven insights. 

Key Role and Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and evaluate advanced statistical models 

  • Cleansing and verifying the integrity of data and enhancing data sources where necessary 

  • Performs ad-hoc data mining and exploratory analysis 

  • Visualize data insights and communicate findings 

  • Perform research and constantly stays on top of the industry’s trends 

Education and Experience:

  • 4+ years experience in the Data industry

  • Specific qualifications or technical skills

  • A Bachelor's degree (Stats, Engineering, Business Science preferred)

  • Experience in data analysis and business intelligence

  • Proficiency in SQL

  • Proficiency in R or Python

  • Experience working in statistics

  • Experience in building machine learning models

Additional required skills:

  • Good Problem Solving Skills

  • Analytical, strategic and logical thinker

  • Time management, discipline, accountability, self-motivation and eagerness to learn

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audience

  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate to data solutions

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Ability to collaborate effectively and work as part of a team as well as on your own

  • Attention to Detail

Join our Cape Town team
2U, Inc., a global leader in education technology, is a trusted partner and brand steward of great universities. We build, deliver, and support digital and in-person educational offerings, including graduate degrees, professional certificates, Trilogy boot camps, and GetSmarter short courses. Our Cape Town office is the homebase of operations for our short course product, GetSmarter, which was acquired by 2U in 2017.

The Systems and Technology team is responsible for all information systems supporting business processes, and  the greater company infrastructure to support staff and product offerings.

Systems & Tech is made up of the following Departments:

  • Business Systems

  • Engineering (Software Development)

  • Web Infrastructure (Devops)

  • Cyber Security

  • Data Systems

  • Data Analytics

  • Internal Infrastructure