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

Proudly South African company with over 20 years’ experience in the telecommunications sphere combining unique technology, data and analytics competencies to provide a range of digitally enabled business services is looking to hire the skills of an Intermediate Data Scientist/ Quantitative Analyst to join their dynamic team!!!

The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining, re-calibrating, developing and deploying new predictive and prescriptive models. As well as 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.



  • Honours 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.

Reference Number for this position is LL54477 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 Lindie on or call her on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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