+27 11 463 3633 info@e-merge.co.za
Liza Van Den Berg
May 14, 2018
Job Type


We are looking for a Data Scientist specialist with programming and IT experience. This person is to be a specialist so his/her workload would be in project delivery and training Jr staff (not so much in stakeholder management). He/she needs to have some work experience as a data scientist (banking experience not explicitly needed) and has lead a technical team before (or wants to in which case he/she would be hired as a medior data scientist and would need to learn how to lead a technical team).

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Hadoop; Java, Python, SQL; Hive and pig Skills (Big data keywords like SPARK/Hadoop/MongoDB/Cassandra and/or programming keywords like SCALA/JAVA/C/C++ and/or keywords like git, JIRA, Jenkins as well)
  • Knowledge of Data Mining, Machine Learning and text analysis, Parallel processing in Spark or Hadoop
  • Knowledge of Excel, SAS, Matlab
  • Statistical Knowledge/Skill (Correlation, multivariate regression etc.)
  • Communication and Presentations skills (Create story around data)
  • Flare; HighCharts; Amcharts; Google Visualization; APU Tableu Skills

Education and Experience Required: 

  • Sci Computer Science or B.Com Informatics (Post Grad Preferable)
  • 4 Years Technical Experience in Data Mapping, Modelling etc.
  • Experience in Eb Programming in HTML; CSS or JavaScript

If you are ready to take your career to the next level, then this may be the right opportunity for you!

Reference Number for this position is LV 41074 which is a permanent position based in Cape Town offering a salary negotiable on experience.

The time for change is NOW! e-Merge IT recruitment are specialist niche recruiters with a wide range of positions available. We offer researched positions with top companies to strong technical candidates. Email Liza on liza@e-merge.co.za or call her on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

“If you haven’t heard from e-Merge IT within 2 weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful for this position”

Send us your CV here.


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