e-Merge IT Recruitment

Data Scientist – Sandton – up to R700k per annum

Job description

Cutting edge consumer centric finance business providing innovative financial services is looking for a driven Data Scientist to join their terrific team.

Then incumbent will have to utilise data, machine learning, statistical and mathematical models to solve business problems and enable the effective use of data.



  • Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science
  • 4+ years commercial experience as a Data analyst with SAS experience
  • Python
  • AWS
  • AWS EC2
  • Linux
  • SAP
  • Data Analytics
  • Big Data
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • AI


  • Provide into the database architecture design, maintenance, and optimisation
  • Identify areas to increase efficiency and automation of processes
  • Contribute to create automated processes to extract, transform and load data
  • Deploy and maintain ML models as APIs for use in live environments
  • Combine models through ensemble modelling
  • Enhance, find patterns in and build models on large data sets using the appropriate modelling technique and analysis methodologies
  • Apply data mining techniques and perform statistical analysis on large data sets
  • Develop experimental design approaches to validate findings or test hypotheses
  • Validate analysis using appropriate techniques i.e. applying test data sets, A/B testing, scenario modelling,
  • Monitor the predicted outcomes of models and understand business requirements to ensure that models are delivered in an appropriate format

Reference Number for this position is NN53724 which is a permanent position based in Sandton offering a cost to company salary of up to R700k per annum negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Nigel on [email protected] or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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