Quantitative Data Scientist – Johannesburg – up to R700 per hour

A forward-thinking technology company dedicated to solving complex business challenges for its clients is seeking a Quantitative Data Scientist to join their team. Leveraging advanced data analytics, actuarial services, software development, and automation, this dynamic firm serves both prominent corporations listed on the JSE and non-listed clients across the private and public sectors.

As a Quantitative Data Scientist, you will employ your analytical skills to process extensive datasets, identifying patterns that drive company enhancement and empower sound financial decision-making. You’ll collaborate with a team of high-achieving professionals who share your enthusiasm for innovation.

Key Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Python or R (advanced)
  • Strong background in machine learning
  • Essential experience in building predictive models
  • In-depth knowledge of statistical methods and modeling

Experience & Education

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Data Scientist specializing in predictive models and machine learning
  • A track record of 3 years as a Quantitative Analyst in Investment Banking
  • Honours degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or Finance

The Reference Number for this position is MM57304 which is a hybrid 12-Month Contract position based in Sandton, Johannesburg offering a rate negotiable between R500 to R700 per hour negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Mpho at mphom@e-merge.co.za or call him at 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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