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22 Dec 2021

parmanetJob for Unemployed Junior Data Scientist Wanted Urgently

Nedbank – Posted by JobSeek24 Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Job for Unemployed Junior Data Scientist Wanted Urgently

Address/Locations: Johannesburg, Gauteng

Job Type: Permanent

Employer: Nedbank

Title: Junior Data Scientist

Deadline: 30 Apr 2022

Salary: Market Related


Short Description     

Our client is looking for an Assistant to start working urgently.


  • To develop statistical models and algorithms through the use of libraries and abstractions
  • Conducts explority data analysis
  • To create value out of enterprise wide data
  • To provide insights to BI and BA to further exploit and present their models.
  • To apply advanced analytical techniques such as machine learning and artificial intelligence in order to derive business value.
  • Conduct data discovery for inclusion in models.
  • Keep abreast with latest tools and techniques.
  • Focus on spesific date poibnt within the data process life cycle.
  • To access and clean data and validate dataquality.
  • Indentify addiiotnal data sources.
  • To collaborates with model developers to implement and deploy scalable solutions.
  • Implement and maintain complex models and algorithms that drive innovation throughout the organization.
  • To ensure improvement of on-time performance and network planning,
  • Conduct self development through researching best practices, conducting experiments, and collaborating with industry leaders.
  • To work with large data sets, simulation/ optimization and distributed computing tools (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi, Arena, etc.)
  • To monitor and maintain models in production and re -train if necessary.
  • Support the achievement of the business strategy, objectives and values.
  • Stay abreast of developments in field of expertise.
  • To ensure personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilities.
  • Contribute to the Nedbank Culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc.).
  • To participate and support corporate responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy.
  • To seek opportunities to improve business processes, models and systems though agile thinking.

Job Experience Level

  • Must have degree in computer science, statistics, or operations research or related technical discipline.
  • Must have 0-3 years’ experience in a statistical and/or data science role
  • Cursory knowledge of machine learning, statistics, optimization or related field
  • Must have experience with R, Python, Matlab is required, programming in C, C++, Java
  • Must have experience working with large data sets, simulation/ optimization and distributed computing tools (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi, Arena, etc.)
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong desire to work in cross functional teams
  • Attitude to thrive in a fun, agile start-up like environment.
  • Must have essential Qualifications – NQF Level
  • Must have matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate
  • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees

Job for Unemployed Junior Data Scientist Wanted Urgently



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