Data Scientist – Johannesburg – up to R900k per annum

Leading financial institution that is known sees themselves as money experts who do good is currently looking for a Data Scientist to join their impactful enterprise.

The Data Scientist 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.



  • Degree in Computer Sciences / Statistics / Mathematics
  • 5-7 years commercial experience
  • R
  • Python
  • C
  • C++
  • Java
  • Hadoop


  • Develop best-in-class statistical models and algorithms
  • Conducts 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
  • Keep abreast with latest tools and techniques
  • Understands business problems and designs end-to-end analytics use cases
  • Collaborates with model developers to implement and deploy scalable solutions
  • Develop complex models and algorithms that drive innovation throughout the organization

Reference Number for this position is NN54627 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 Nigel on or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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