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Machine Learning Engineer

Job Location

Remote work during lockdown

Published By

Nathan Smit
+27 67 733 2166

Type of Job


Published Date

February 14, 2021 at 1:30:00 PM

About the job

This position reports to the Head of Technology, your responsibilities will include the following:

• Work with a fire-hose of data
• Build state-of-the-art statistical models
• Touch all aspects of the business
• Brainstorm new ideas and concepts
• Work with teammates on design, and code reviews
• Build real time systems that integrate with the rest of our stack
• Create analytical models using statistical and machine learning methods
• Work with software developers and solution designers to deliver analytics-driven solutions
• Interact with clients in a variety of domains, who have a spectrum of challenging problems
• Apply an Agile delivery process to the evolutionary creation of value from data
• Represent the client and the Data community in various online and offline forums (events, conferences)
• Work in a dynamic, collaborative, transparent, non-hierarchical, and ego-free culture where your talent is valued over a job title
• Develop your career outside of the confinements of a traditional career path by focusing on what you're passionate about rather than a predetermined one-size-fits-all plan


Attributes required: 

• Be creative

• Be flexible 

• Be data oriented 

• Take pride in your work  

Qualifications and experience: 

• 1 Years work experience in ML and or Software Engineering 

• Computer Science degree (alternatively a degree in a related field with work experience as a software engineer) 

• MSc (or even PhD) would be considered a bonus 

• Strong Mathematical or Statistical experience

• Python/R experience 

• Machine Learning / Data Mining / Big Data experience


R360,000 CTC p/a Negotiable 

About us

Deka Minas is the world's first subscription based professional services company. Our main lines of business are Human Capital Advisory and Recruitment Services in Sub-Saharan Arica, The Middle East and Southeast Asia.


Sandton, South Africa

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to
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