Nicole de Sousa
    February 19, 2019
    Cape Town, South Africa
    Job Type


    A digital financial services house is on the hunt Data Scientist to join a fast paced and data-driven environment; developing advanced models using machine learning, deep learning and statistical methods!

    In terms of calibre, we are looking for a strong, creative, detail-oriented, problem-solver; with the technical ability to implement solutions. The Hunt is on!


    • 5+ years’ experience in an Analytical, Engineering, Technical environment
    • Expert SQL skills required
    • Strong programming skills in Python, R
    • Hands-on analytical, Feature Creation, Modelling experience
    • Experience in Machine Learning
    • Deep learning and big data technologies (such as Apache Spark) are a plus
    • Excellent communication skills

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Develop advanced models using machine learning, deep learning and statistical methods.
    • Demonstrate that models generalize to unseen data using cross-validation techniques.
    • Programme reproducible and testable code, to facilitate the deployment of models in a production environment.


    • A postgraduate degree (Honours, Masters or PhD) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Engineering, or similar

    Reference Number for this position is ND43249-2019; this is a permanent opportunity based in Gardens, Cape Town offering a salary of R650K - R750k per annum CTC, negotiable on experience. Contact Nicole on or call her on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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