Data Scientist – Johannesburg – up to R750k per annum

One of Africa’s largest publishers in print and owns several B2B and B2C magazines as well as an events division, amongst others while connecting people of all cultures, enabling economies to thrive are in the market for a Data Scientist=. The main purpose of the role is to create and facilitate appropriate access to data for key stakeholders creating visibility for the business, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance.


  • Modelling of complex business problems.
  • Identifying opportunities to improve business processes
  • Building tailor made SQL solutions for monitoring and automation of controls
  • Development of exception reports and Power BI dashboards for stakeholders in the business
  • Utilising Store procedures to create routines that maintain reporting and automated controls.
  • Identify and build appropriate models/other solutions for use in the company’s operations
  • Creating logic links between data from various systems to facilitate cross system reporting
  • Automation of controls in the business processes       
  • Design and implement automated data comparisons to trigger certain processes
  • Simplifying complex manual processes into simple automated (or semi-automated) processes,
  • Engaging with stakeholders across the business

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in Statistics/Computer Science/ Engineering/ Mathematics (or combination of)
  • 4 – 6 years relevant experience
  • Expert level knowledge of SQL
  • Advanced EXCEL
  • Experience using Power BI or similar tools
  • Visual Studio
  • Python
  • SQL
  • Power BI
  • Machine learning
  • Google cloud
  • Google Certs (Google analytics)

The Reference Number for this position is NG58496 which is a Permanent Hybrid position in Johannesburg offering a salary from R550k to R750k CTC negotiable based on experience and skills.

E-mail Nokuthula on or call her for a chat on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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