Job description

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 the Private Core Banking team, 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

  • Get dirty with the data and create insightful views.
  • Find answers to business problems using the data
  • Chat to stakeholders to understand requirements better; build relationships with them
  • Produce consistently high-quality outputs within agreed deadlines
  • Summarise and present your insights in a manner that is easy for your stakeholders to understand

You Will Be An Ideal Candidate If You

  • Have a qualification in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science or similar
  • Have 2+ years in a similar data scientist environment
  • Are experienced in SAS, PowerBI and SQL
  • Have exposure to Python and 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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