Data Scientist – Johannesburg – up to R900k per annum

If you are a team player who is highly analytical, loves challenges by nature and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment then keep reading!

SAs forefront investment bank requires the expertise of a Data Scientist to join their impactful enterprise.

You will be responsible for designing, prototyping, and building next-generation analytic engines and services by applying strong expertise in Machine Learning, Data Mining, and information retrieval.


  • BSC Computer Science, Engineering, Econometrics, Mathematical Statistics, Actuary Science, or any Stem Qualification
  • 5 – 7 years commercial experience
  • R
  • Python
  • C
  • C++
  • Java
  • Hadoop


  • Develop best-in-class statistical models and algorithms
  • Conduct advanced statistical analysis
  • Provide actionable insights, identify trends, and measure performance
  • Create value out of enterprise-wide data
  • Provide insights to BI and BA to further exploit and present their models
  • Provide strategic direction into data information received
  • Apply advanced analytical techniques such as Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to derive business value
  • Conduct data discovery for inclusion in models
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to obtain business acumen and intellectual property
  • Collaborates with model developers to implement and deploy scalable solutions

Reference Number for this position is LL54627 which is a permanent position based in Johannesburg offering a cost to company salary of up to R900k per annum negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Lindie on or call her on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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