Job title: Data Scientist
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary: ZAR 1,000,000.00
Location: Cape Town
Job published: 13/05/2020
Job ID: 38486

Job Description

DATA SCIENTIST – join leading RETAIL / FINTECH COMPANY, gain experience with Recommender Systems, Reinforcement Learning, NLP, AutoML - CAPE TOWN, R800K – R1Mil


This is an excellent opportunity for a DATA SCIENTIST to GAIN EXPERIENCE with Recommender Systems, Reinforcement Learning, NLP, AutoML – by joining an established RETAIL / FINTECH Company.


Based in CAPE TOWN this DATA SCIENTIST role offers a salary of R800K – R1Million per annum.



Recognised as one of the most successful Omni-Channel RETAIL & FINTECH Companies. They are a Data-Driven business with huge Data Assets harnessed from Transactional Data, Research Data, Loyalty Card Data, Bureau Data, Credit Data, and more…

As DATA SCIENTIST you will have the opportunity to TAKE OWNERSHIP over DATA SCIENCE advancements to initiate an even more advanced, automated, insightful analytics output across their data provisions, leading to enhanced data-driven strategies.



Data Science is recognised as the way forward in driving efficiency, automation, predictive analytical insight and decisioning. This role will therefore have a marked influence at Senior Exec level.

Tasks include:  

Developing productionized Data Science solutions across Retail and Fintech; Integrating solutions with existing business processes; Add additional data sources and engineer model features; Improve the Data Science environment (Python, Sklearn, Tensorflow, SQL, proprietary AutoML and Feature Store pipelines, AWS).



Numerical / Comp Sci / Data Science / AI Qualification (or related).

Experience developing productionized ML solutions with automatic re-train, re-score, re-deployment.

Python, Sklearn, Tensorflow and up-to-date knowledge of ML / DL techniques (incl packages).