Data Scientist

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng

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  • About us, purpose, experience and qualifications

    about us

    • All appointments will be made in line with FirstRand Group’s Employment Equity plan.
    • The Bank actively supports the recruitment and advancement of people with disabilities. We encourage that candidates voluntarily declare their disability and consult the Bank should they require reasonable accommodation.


    Todesign, implement and manage complex model development and analytics projectsto compliment the business strategies and grow Client revenue. Leveraging dataasset to drive insights, creating shared value, and enabling client facingteams with insights on their clients. Analyzing trends and providing contextualdata driven insights on Corporate & Institutional Clients

    experience and qualifications

    • Post graduate degree in mathematics, computer science, statistics,engineering, or any other quantitative discipline
  • PreferredQualification (additional to minimum)
  • Data Science (post graduate degree), Maths or Stats
  • Technical Knowledge/skills and experience:
  • Knowledge of Banking environment and products would be advantageous
  • Consulting background would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of Corporate Clients
  • In depth knowledgeand application of:
  • Probability and statistics
  • Advanced analytical languages
  • Big data tools
  • Machine learning techniques
  • 3 – 4 years’ experience in Data Science or Maths or Stats
  • Competencies
  • Analysis and Attention to Detail
  • Big Picture Thinking
  • Drive and Results Orientation
  • Problem Solving
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Building Relationships

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