Quantitative Data Scientist – Johannesburg – up to R700 per hour

A high-tech software business, providing strategic advice and project leadership solutions with a deep business acumen on commercial, technology and digital transformation strategies and widespread clients in both large corporations listed in the JSE, non-listed clients in both the private and public sectors.

As experts in what they do and recruiters in the tech space, they are looking for a high calibre individual for the role of a Quantitative Data Scientist to analyse large amounts of data and find patterns that will help the company to deliver solutions that make a difference.

Minimum Experience:

  • 5 Years Experience in a Data Scientist role building predictive and machine learning
  • models.
  • 3 Years Experience as a Quantitative Analyst in Investment Banking.
  • Proven experience in using Data scripting languages (e.g., SQL, Python, R etc.)
  • A deep understanding of statistical methods and modelling.
  • Proven experience as a quantitative analyst in Investment Banking
  • Building predictive and machine learning models in AWS.
  • Ability to convey complicated mathematical concepts, algorithms and data structures to influence business partners.


  • Honours Degree in Computer Science/Mathematics/Statistics/ Finance

The Reference Number for this position is NG57304 which is a 12-month Contract position in Johannesburg offering a contract rate from R500 to R700 per hour salary negotiable based on experience. E-mail Nokuthula on nokuthulag@e-Merge.co.za or call her for a chat on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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