Senior Data Scientist - Cape Town Verfied

Salary Negotiable Cape Town, Western Cape Cape Town, Western Cape 10 days ago 05-08-2022 10:30:15 AM
Senior Data Scientist - Scorecard Development
Cape Town and Johannesburg

Accountable for designing, producing, analyzing, documenting and enhancing a range of predictive models across the entire credit life cycle.

• Play a leading role in the development and application of predictive models across the entire credit life cycle.
• Conduct continuous research aimed at identifying predictors and enhancing model development practice and techniques.
• Monitor and report on the effectiveness of scorecard strategies.

• Degree with Stats/Math/Applied Maths/Financial Risk Management/Data Science/Engineering/Computer Science or related disciplines.
• An Honours / Masters would be advantageous.
• SQL proficiency.
• One of SAS, R or Python proficiency.
• Exposure to extracting data from databases is compulsory.
• Understanding and knowledge of predictive modelling practices, performance standards and methodologies.
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in developing scorecards.
• Minimum 2 years' experience in the Credit Risk environment.5.8lo