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


    Data Scientist-Johannesburg -Salary up to R1mil CTC

     per annum Permanent position


    One of the largest financial institutions in Africa is looking for a data scientist to help them reach their vision 2020 of being the coolest Tech shop in the fintech space.

    Be part of a dynamically fluid environment based in Johannesburg with a salary of up to R1.2M CTC with awesome perks like car and home loan, medical aid, and performance bonuses.


    Requirements and Skills:



    • Python
    • R
    • NumPY
    • SAS
    • ETL
    • SQL-Data work not just models
    • Wynax
    • HTFS
    • Data Engineering
    • Good Presentation skills




    • 6+ years' experience creating / sustaining commercial open source systems and experience
    • Implementing security architecture and coding against a standard such as OWASP;
    • Formal projects using tools such as Azure DevOps to manage a project end-to-end from backlog through to release management;
    • DevOps and Google Cloud environment knowledge will be an added advantage;
    • Source Control Management Tools (Azure DevOps);
    • Deployment Tools (Azure DevOps);
    • Experienced in roles conducting requirements gathering, design, and hands-on development;
    • Experienced with large scale, cutting edge cloud application development;
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to develop cutting edge solutions;
    • Excellent communication skills;
    • Experience with Agile software development and SCRUM;
    • Ability to work under pressure and manage client expectations effectively.


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Design and/ or maintain solution architecture;
    • Training and mentoring junior developers. Includes code review;
    • Come up with solutions which account for scalability and optimize performance for a multitenant solution;
    • Develop very high-quality production ready code in an agile environment using test-based

    development methodology;

    • Work closely with the product team to build new features and infrastructure requirements;


    Reference Number for this position is SM47152 which is a permanent position based in Johannesburg offering a salary of R1mil per annum cost to company. Contact Sifiso at za


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