Intermediate Data Scientist / Quantitative Analyst – Hyde Park – R600k per annum

Proudly South African company with immense experience in the telecommunications sphere combining technology, data and analytics is looking to hire the skills of an Intermediate Data Scientist/ Quantitative Analyst to join their dynamic team!!!

The incumbent will use their analytical, statistical, and programming skills to collect, analyse and interpret large data sets to provide insights and data-driven solutions to solve difficult and strategic business challenges.



  • Degree in Statistics / Mathematics / Computer Science
  • 5-6 years commercial experience
  • SAS
  • Python
  • R
  • MS Excel


  • Manage aspects of current scorecards/models
  • Maintain and re-calibrate current scorecards and/or predictive models
  • Develop new predictive models
  • Utilises advanced data analytics and mining techniques to analyse data, assessing data validity and usability; reviews data results to ensure accuracy; an communicates results and insights to stakeholders
  • Identifies trends, patterns, relationships, and discrepancies in data and determines additional data needed to support insight. Processes, cleanses, and verifies the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Identifying, interpreting, and explaining the factors giving rise to specific business outcomes
  • Predicting & forecasting probable future business outcomes.
  • Identifying key factors of business operations to transform/eliminate/introduce to improve business outcome
  • Develop, maintain, and refine advanced mathematical and statistical models pertaining to various aspects of the business

Reference Number for this position is NN54477 which is a permanent position based in Hyde Park offering a cost to company salary of R600k 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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