Junior Data Scientist



Posted 2 weeks ago

Seniority level



R35 000 to R55 000

Remuneration type


Remuneration frequency



Hybrid Work Model

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The Company

Join a fast-growing finance and technology company operating in multiple countries. The company delivers personal lending products through online, mobile phone, and branch channels. Backed by strong shareholders and a board of directors with vast experience in entrepreneurship and lending, they are currently seeking a Junior Data Scientist to join their data team.

The Role 

As a Junior Data Scientist at Unifi, you'll be part of the data team executing the credit scoring roadmap. The ideal candidate must balance analytical diligence with a willingness to learn and innovate. A healthy spirit of adventure and sense of humour would be helpful.


  • Degree in actuarial science, statistics, mathematics, or engineering.
  • Passion for Africa and willingness to work in the developing world context.
  • Be able to confidently engage with internal clients.
  • Strong numerical/coding abilities.
  • Basic understanding of data warehouses and data structures.
  • Proficient in data analysis tools (Google Big Query, SQL, Python, R).
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