Michelle Hiestermann Cooper
June 23, 2020
Johannesburg, South Africa
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We have a nice opportunity for a Data Scientist that has 2 to 3 years experience focusing specifically on mathematical / statistical modelling, with demonstrated expertise in gradient boosting algorithms especially (XGBoost and Light Gradient boost).

The right person will have 2 to 3 years dedicated experience working with the machine learning methods. Someone who has real expertise with these modelling methods.


  • IT degree - relevant to maths/stats/data science etc
  • 2+ years relevant experience
  • Solid mathematical/statistical modelling experience
  • Expertise in gradient boosting algorithms especially (XGBoost and Light Gradient boost).
  • Python experience
  • Predictive modelling: classification, regression etc

Reference Number for this position is MH49408 .This is a permanent role based in Parktown Budget is in the region of R600k based on experience, skillset and current level. Contact michelle on michelleh@e-merge.co.za, at e-merge . co . za

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