Data Scientist

Permanent

Cape Town

Posted 4 months ago

Seniority level

Intermediate

Experience

4 Years

Remuneration

R45 000 to R55 000

Remuneration type

Salary

Remuneration frequency

Monthly

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The Company

A diversified, South African based global financial services group with a 25-year track record of providing solutions to its clients in Asset Management, Investment Administration and Platform Services, Retirement Solutions, and Stockbroking. By combining the innovative spirit of entrepreneurship, the wisdom of experience, and the power of partnership, the company has established itself as a leading provider of trusted, exceptional investment expertise. Its reputation is never taken for granted but guarded resolutely by staying true to itself, remaining relevant in the world, and focusing on ensuring the sustained success of its clients.

The Role

The Data Scientist will be responsible for investment-related machine learning research, analysis, and quantitative tool/process development. The role also includes developing data flow and data processes which include efficiently receiving, transferring, processing, analyzing, and integrating 3rd party systems for investment research and business operational processes. Strong programming skills, particularly in Python and SQL are therefore essential. Solid experience managing and analysing large amounts of data is a must. Experience with version control and database solutions is necessary as well.

Experience

  • Up to 3 years of experience with a specific focus on machine learning, data analysis, and having produced ETL processes at scale, are essential.
  • Exceptional skill and experience in Python and SQL.
  • Basic understanding of financial instruments and markets.
  • Git version control.

Advantageous

  • University Post Graduate Degree in a relevant field. 
  • Excellent understanding of statistical learning and statistical models.
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