Sifiso Mthombeni
    August 14, 2019
    Johannesburg, South Africa
    Job Type


    Specialist Data Scientist-Pretoria -R1MIL CTC.


    Are you a problem solver who takes initiative coupled with a can-do ATTITUDE?

    Well, if you answered yes, then I have the perfect opportunity for you. JSE listed ICT company based in Pretoria is looking for a data Scientist specialist to be part of their BIG stable family and play the expert role in employing and evolving data science tools and frameworks across on-prem and big data infrastructure to assist the insight team to unlock measurables for the group.


    Be part of a dynamic environment!

    Requirements and Skills:


    • Problem solving coding capability specifically Python, R, GIT, Linux
    • Cloud Computing GCP Preferable
    • Machine Learning
    • Strong mathematical and Statistical ability
    • Python
    • Big data Hadoop, Pyspark
    • Tableau
    • PowerBI


    • 5 years’ experience (2 years at least in data science space)
    • Required certification/registration
    • 3-year degree (NQF LEVEL 7) preferably in mathematics, statistics, Engineering field

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Work with the data management team to retrieve data from source
    • Input on most appropriate data science tools and approaches for specific projects
    • Contribute to ML/DL codebase through reusable modules
    • Developing & peer reviewing code
    • Input into best practise standards
    • Contribute to our agile way of work and our culture of innovation
    • Implementing visualization, advanced analytics and data science solutions for customers
    • Execute end to end to end explanatory data analysis and product development processes


    The Candidates primary role will be to participate in and to lead data science projects, solving a variety of use cases across the group company. Responsible for playing the role of the expert in employing and evolving data science tools and frameworks across on-prem and cloud big data infrastructure to assist the Insights team to unlock measurable value for the group.

    Reference Number for this position is SM47147 which is a permanent position based in Pretoria, salary negotiable on experience. Contact Sifiso at


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