[okfn-za] Fwd: Job posting: Data Scientist Contract for City of Cape Town

Adi Eyal adi at code4sa.org
Tue Jan 26 20:53:48 UTC 2016

I never thought the day would come. See the job advert below:

City of Cape Town is looking for a Data Scientist for their Open Data
Portal. This is a contract position for 6months.

Job Functions include:-

Help to source data from custodian departments.
Clean sourced data and prepare for public consumption.
Help develop quality checking procedures to be applied before any data set
is published.
Tasks would include:

Assist in sourcing data,including engaging with custodian departments to
extract data from their systems
Compile  relevant metadata for datasets
Prepare data for publication, including data cleaning
Check/quality assure datasets and fix any errors in accessing the datasets
Format of datasets into appropriate file types
Verification of data against different sources

Adi Eyal
Code for South Africa
Promoting informed decision-making

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