Data Scientist

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng

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Data Scientist/Computer Science


Minimum Experience:

Maximum 2 years'''' experience.

Computer Science degree with second year Maths OR

Actuarial Science graduates looking to branch out to Computer Science/Programming.

Contract Type:

12 months


Duties and responsibilities

Enterprise Job

  • Collaborate with Actuarial, Product, Operations and Finance to provide exceptional data science solutions to appropriate business problems.
  • Provide specialist advice on solutions to complex data problems.
  • Maintain and Improve existing data science solutions to clients.
  • Build data and technology solutions to complex financial problems.
  • Analyse data using standard data tools such as SQL, Excel, QlikView, Power and Python.
  • Design and build machine learning models to solve business problems.
  • Provide support and resolve queries on existing data science solutions.


  • Ability to develop efficient computer code (algorithms) to solve business problems.
  • Understanding of principles of algorithm design.
  • Understanding of computational complexity theory.
  • Understanding of database design principles.
  • Understanding of machine learning
  • Understanding of big data cloud solutions such as AWS, Google Cloud etc.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to engage with senior executive stakeholders with confidence and professionalism.
  • Goal-oriented and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to balance efficiency and effectiveness
  • Data Analysis Skills such as excel pivot tables, graphs, SQL etc.
  • Great team player with honesty and integrity.

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