R programmer

Resume posted by hugh.marera
Desired salary: $65,000.00
Desired position type: Any
Location: Johannesburg Gauteng, South Africa

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I am trained as a statistician and a demographer. I have been working in the education sector for the past seven years. I am very proficient in R and Stata. In addition, i have a working knowledge of python. I am competent with advanced statistical methods as well as statistical learning methods.


BSc. Hons. Statistics, University of Zimbabwe, ZW

MPhil Demography, University of Cape Town, RSA

MSc Mathematical Statistics, University of the Witwatersrand, RSA


Statistician, JET Education Services, 2010 –

  • data cleaning
  • data analysis
  • statistical modelling
  • survey sampling
  • report writing

Consultant, Mothers2Mothers, 2010

  • data cleaning
  • data analysis
  • report writing

Quantitative Researcher, Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town, 2006-2010

  • data cleaning
  • data analysis
  • statistical modelling
  • report writing

Edgars Stores, Credit Clerk, 1999

  • opening new accounts
  • approving accounts
  • debt follow ups


  • R programming
  • Stata programming
  • Statistical learning
  • General and generalized linear models
  • Direct and indirect estimation methods for demography
  • Sampling design and sampling
  • Experimental methods

Groups & Associations

    South African Statistical Association (SASA)

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