Data Scientist – Artificial Intelligence – Johannesburg – up to R1.1m per annum

Do you want to work for a company that gives you a chance to take the first step in making dreams become a reality and happens to be one of the leaders in the financial services industry? They are looking for a Data Scientist in an Artificial Intelligence environment.

The incumbent will have to provide automation support for ML pipelines; build code, run tests (CI), and safely deploy a new version of an application (CD) to allow for the removal of manual errors, and provide standardised feedback loops, to enable fast product iterations.

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  • Degree in Computer Science / Mathematics / Engineering
  • 6-7 years commercial experience
  • CI/CD
  • Spark
  • Dask
  • Cloud
  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Qlik
  • Power BI
  • Tableau


  • Liaise with stakeholders to analyse business problems, clarify requirements, and define the scope of the resolution needed
  • Utilise strong written and verbal communication to help stakeholders navigate through “grey” territory, to support the team in meeting the AI and ML needs of stakeholders
  • Work with SMEs from SBG suppliers, to maximise value from suppliers, supporting the communication with and influencing of external stakeholders
  • Deliver initiatives that drive improved Customer experience and retention through AI, to enable a positive client impact
  • Make a positive and sustainable impact to AI communities in the bank, supporting a positive employee impact
  • Deliver solutions that push SBG towards transforming into a more AI-native organisation, enabling a positive shareholder impact

Reference Number for this position is NN53808 which is a permanent position based in Johannesburg offering a cost to company salary of R1.1m per annum negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Nigel on [email protected] or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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