Capitec Bank | Data Scientist Opportunity 2020

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Capitec Bank | Data Scientist 2020

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals

 

For further information regarding this job posting, please contact the Capitec Talent Acquisition Specialist:

Asanda  Nodendwa

Purpose Statement

Our Decision Science team is currently recruiting for a Data Scientist.

The purpose of this role is to develop and maintain prediction models, also to analyse and interpret business challenges and requirements through the application of various data science/statistical analysis techniques, with the aim of implementing a timely and usable solution which address the business need and is good for our clients.

 

Qualifications (Minimum)

Grade 12 National Certificate

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

A relevant postgraduate qualification in Statics or Mathematical Statistics

Knowledge

Min

  • Knowledge and understanding of:
    • Business Analysis and Requirements gathering
    • Predictive modelling techniques
    • Software development
  • 5 years’ experience in the development and deployment of advanced predictive models

Ideal

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • Operational environment
  • Database design principles
  • Capitec Bank strategic objectives (i.e. productivity, profile, efficiency, processes and procedures and client service)

Stakeholder engagement

  • Credit IT, Recoveries, IT Collections and Centralised Collections

Coding Languages

  • SAS, SQL, R and Python
  •  Granting models, Account Management, Collections and Recoveries
Skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship Management Skills
  • Communications Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
  • SAS Skills
  • SQL Skills
  • Qlikview Skills
  • Planning, organizing, and coordination skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Analytical Skills
Competencies
  • Working with People
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives
  • Analysing
  • Planning and Organising
  • Writing and Reporting
  • Creating and Innovating
Additional Information
  • A valid driver’s license and own vehicle is preferred
  • Ability and willingness to work in an open-plan environment
  • Clear criminal and credit record

 

Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals