Junior Data Scientist / Quantitative Analyst – Hyde Park – R400k per annum

A unique technology company that always strives to provide a range of digitally enabled business services that have and always will be trusted by clients is currently looking for a Junior 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 and will use their analytical, statistical and programming skills to collect, analyse and interpret large data sets in order to provide insights and data-driven solutions to solve difficult and strategic business



  • Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • 3-4 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 in order 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 NN54478 which is a permanent position based in Hyde Park offering a cost to company salary of R400k per annum negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Nigel on nigeln@e-merge.co.za or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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