Job description

Career Area: Engineering
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Job ID: 62472
Assist in applying data mining techniques and conduct statistical analysis to large, structured and unstructured data sets to understand and analyse phenomena. Model business problems, discovering insights and opportunities through statistical, algorithmic, machine learning and visualisation techniques, working closely with clients, data and technology teams to turn data into critical information used to make sound business decisions.

Supports business integration through integrating model outputs into end-point production systems, incorporating business requirements and knowledge of best practices.
Assist the gathering of data for use in Data Science models, ensuring that chosen datasets best reflect the organisations goals.
Performs data pre-processing including data manipulation, transformation, normalisation, standardisation, visualisation and derivation of new variables/features.
Liaise and collaborate with the Data Science Guild providing support to stakeholders in the department for its data centric needs.
Supports various mathematical, statistical, and simulation techniques to answer business questions within specific areas of focus.
Assists in building machine learning models from and utilises distributed data processing and analysis methodologies.
Supports and implements operational IA plan, rules, methodologies and coding initiatives in order to ensure IA for remediation efforts.
Codes, tests and maintains scientific models and algorithms and identifies trends, patterns, and discrepancies in data and determines additional data needed to support insight.
Proficiency in application and web development. Structured and Unstructured Query languages e.g. SQL, Qlikview; Tableau, Python, C#, Java, C++, HTML.
Completion of online coursework in Data Science through Udemy, Coursera, Udacity, etc.

Proven development experience in software and software engineering.
Understanding of financial services data processes, systems, and products.
Experience in technical business intelligence. Knowledge of IT infrastructure and data principles. Project management experience.
Experience in building models (credit scoring, propensity models, churn, etc.)

The Standard Bank Group has implemented a Vaccination Policy for all roles which require the incumbent to work from the Standard Bank premises on a full-time or intermittent basis. Full vaccination against COVID-19 is therefore an inherent requirement of this role.

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