Kavisha Bissessar
June 24, 2020
Midrand, South Africa
Job Type


We are entering a new world in which data may be more important than software.


As a Data Science Team Lead, you will lead a world-class team of data and machine-learning experts as we build predictive models that solve real problems for the business, both for our customers and internal stakeholders.

Does this sound like you?

  • Masters / Honours degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics.
  • 5+ years leading large and medium project teams in a combination of project lead,
  • business analyst and self-directed contributing member roles.
  • Extensive experience with Data Visualisations using R, Python or Java-based visual
  • studios and preferably Power BI or Qlik View.
  • Strong understanding of predictive/analytical modelling techniques, theories, principles,
  • and practices.

Expectations of the role:

  • Lead a team of quantitative modellers and data scientists in the organisation to identify data relevant for analysis.
  • Develop hypotheses, find datasets, design models, write code, run queries.
  • Conduct extensive research work to develop and bespoke code for the development of data models for analytics, modelling architectures, modelling standards, reporting, and data analysis methodologies.
  • Apply data quality standards and adhere to change process requirements

So, what are you waiting for? This is your chance to join a growing company at an exciting time in our history.

Reference Number for this position is KB49593 which is a Permanent position based in Midrand offering a cost to company salary of R600k – R650k Per Annum negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Kavisha Bissessar on kavishab@e-merge.co.za.

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