Data Scientist

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng

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Nedbank Recruiting
Requisition Number and Requisition Contact Details
REQ # 105546 - Ezekiel Dube
Closing Date
30 April 2021
Job Family
Information Technology
Career Stream
Application Development
Leadership Pipeline
Manage Self Expert
Job Purpose
To design, prototype, and build next-generation analytic engines and services by applying strong expertise in maching learning , data mining and information retrieval
Job Responsibilities
  • Develop best-in-class statistical and machine learning models
  • Provide value, actionable insights, identify trends, and measure performance
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to obtain business acumen and intellectual property
  • Understands business problems and designs end-to-end solutions
  • Ensure Quality controls of own work and those of junior scientists.
  • Improve personal capability and stay abreast of developments in field of expertise by identifying training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from managers.
  • Support the achievement of the business strategy, objectives and values
  • Stay abreast of developments in field of expertise
Minimum Experience Level
  • Degree in computer science, statistics, or operations research or related technical discipline.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in machine learning, statistics, optimization or related field.
  • Experience with Python.
  • Experience working with large data sets, simulation/ optimization and distributed computing tools
Preferred Qualification
Masters Degree Computer Science, Econometrics , Mathematical Statistics , Actuary Science
Preferred Certifications
SAS Data Scientist certification , Microsoft Data Scientist , IBM data engineer
Essential Qualifications - NQF Level
  • Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate
  • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees
Type of Exposure
  • Mining data
  • Providing value add analytics to drive business decisions
  • Presentation skills at executive level internally and externally
  • Organisational strategy formulation and Exrcution
Technical / Professional Knowledge
  • Analysing situations or data that requires an in depth evaluation of multiple factors
  • Data Mining
  • Data Warehousing
  • Financial modelling and analytics
  • Research and analytics
  • Strategy planning and execution
Behavioural Competencies
  • Decision Making
  • Innovation
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
  • Customer Focus
  • Applied Learning
  • Continuous Improvement
Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566

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