Shoprite Group Vacancies 2023 | Data Scientist Vacancies in Brackenfell Apply Online Now

Shoprite Group

Shoprite Group Is Currently Seeking for Data Scientist Position suitable candidate who is eligible to handle all the responsibilities and is qualified for the position. All the information required for this position to know by the candidate is given below specifically. apply online for this position by clicking on the apply now button and fill the Shoprite Group application Form. The Position Is available in Brackenfell, Western Cape the candidates nearby willing to apply are also invited to apply online for this vacancy.

Hiring Authority: Shoprite Group Careers

Position: Data Scientist Jobs

Location: Brackenfell, Western Cape

Qualification: Matric, Grade 12, Diploma/ Degree

Salary Estimated: ZAR 72000-340000 Annum

Job Requirements & Responsibilities

Closing Date
Reference Number
Job Title
Data Scientist II (Finance)
Job Type
Location – Country
South Africa
Location – Province
Western Cape
Location – Town or City
Brackenfell, Cape Town
Purpose of the Job

Our Analytics team within the Security & Loss Prevention (SLP) department is looking to appoint a Data Scientist II who is eager to grow their career within the SLP department, by supporting the Analytics team to transform and model data sets that provides valuable insights to the business while contributing towards leveraging data as a competitive advantage for Shoprite. The role extracts, analyses and interprets data from a range of sources, using algorithmic, data mining, artificial intelligence, machine learning and statistical tools, to uncover trends and patterns that support business objectives. The Data Scientist has a passion for developing their skills in the art of Data Science, requiring a combination of technical, analytical and communication skills to infer meaning from data and translate these in a concise and cohesive story.

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Job Objectives

Work with business stakeholders to identify business requirements and model and frame business scenarios that are meaningful and that answers business questions
Work closely with data and software teams to translate business requirements into fit-for-purpose, robust and scalable solutions
Develop, validate and execute algorithms and predictive models to collect, merge, analyse, extract and interpret large and complex datasets
Use data to investigate complex problems, detect patterns and extrapolate insights that delivers business value and impact
Develop data structures and pipelines to organise, collect and standardise data
Perform sophisticated data preparation in order to reduce and shape data. Clean and validate data and assure its integrity, accuracy, completeness, and uniformity
Adhere to stringent quality assurance and documentation standards using version control and code repositories
Test data mining models to select the most appropriate one for use on a project
Cross-validate models to ensure their generalizability
Assess the effectiveness of data sources and data-gathering techniques to improve data collection methods
Communicate and present analytical findings, results and reports to stakeholders, using data visualisation techniques to tell compelling stories
Effectively structure and plan projects, timelines, and deliverables, weighing business and technical trade-offs as required.
Conduct research from which to develop prototypes and proof of concepts
Share insights across teams to inform collaborative efforts
Understand and apply best practises for own work while supporting others to improve delivery standards and adopt best practices
Stay updated on the latest research and developments in Data Science and adjacent fields to ensure the latest technology, techniques and methods are always applied


Bachelor’s Degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Information Technology, Information Systems or a related field
Post Graduate Degree in the above or related fields


3 years’ plus experience in a Data Scientist or similar role with demonstrable experience applying machine learning, deep learning, data mining, modelling and mathematical and/or statistical concepts and methodology to support business objectives

Knowledge and Skills

Excellent knowledge of SQL, Python and data science toolkits
Strong proficiency in MS Office 365 with advanced Excel skills
Experience delivering project outcomes using design thinking, lean and agile principles
Experience in a retail, commercial or Financial Services environment

Fill The Shoprite Group Application Form From the Link Given Above And Wait For the application to be processed once your application gets shortlisted you will be informed by the authority and called for the interview or examination processed by the company. Good luck For your job Search!

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