FNB South Africa

Data Scientist

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Job Description

To plan, build, optimise and implement innovative quantitative analytical methodologies, procedures, products and advanced mathematical models that provide analytical support and interpret insights, to address business opportunities and problems and implement business strategy, with minimal guidance.

Hello Future Data Scientist

Welcome to FNB, the home of the #changeables. We design for the shapeshifters and deliver products and services that make us incredibly proud of people that make it happen.

As part of our talent team at FNB Credit Card, you will be surrounded by unique talents, diverse minds, and an adaptable environment that lives up to the promise of staying curious. Now’s the time to imagine your potential in a team where experts come together and ignite effective change.

Are You Someone Who Can

  • Validate, interpret and create reports and presentations for data analytics management and relevant stakeholders
  • Build models that analyse processes to recommend areas for optimisation to achieve cost savings, revenue generation or efficiency improvements for the business
  • Conduct appropriate manipulation and analysis of data to pro-actively identify and meet needs of the business for the purpose of future work and to ensure high information-quality and reliability across the business
  • Develop and apply analytical algorithms and methods to build, test and implement robust mathematical models and analytical solutions that address business problem, opportunities and improve business outcomes i.e., reduced risk and costs, increased profitability, optimised efficiency and to facilitate strategic decision-making

You Will Be An Ideal Candidate If You

  • Have a degree in Mathematics, Statistics or similar
  • Have 3 to 5 years of relevant experience
  • Have extensive Modelling experience
  • Have experience in scorecards, credit risk and credit modelling
  • Have technical experience in the following: SQL, SAS, R

You Will Have Access To

  • Opportunities to network and collaborate
  • Challenging Working
  • Opportunities to innovate

We Can Be a Match If You Are

  • Curious & courageous - you're driven by always wanting to know more and learn more and you're brave enough to
  • Obsessed with mastery - you know what it takes to become good at what you do and are constantly pushing yourself to do it

Are you interested to take the step? We look forward to engaging with you further. Apply now!



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