Data Scientist (Score Card Developer Decision Scientist) at Old Mutual Finance

Old Mutual Finance is currently looking to recruit an OMF Data Scientist. The successful candidate is individually responsible for designing, producing, analyzing and documenting a range of predictive models throughout the credit lifecycle.

In this role, you will get to:

  • Be responsible for complex credit score card modeling, analysis and commentary
  • Design, build and document scoring models across the organization and credit lifecycle
  • Continuously research and evaluate new processes for model development and improvement
  • Prepare monthly model validation reports in accordance with approved policy

What you will need to succeed in the role:

  • Degree in Statistics/Mathematics/Applied Mathematics/Financial Risk Management/Data Science/Engineering/Computer Science or related disciplines
  • Minimum 2 years of experience building a scoring or predictive model
  • Proficiency in R or Python, one of the two languages ​​is mandatory
  • Knowledge of SQL is mandatory
  • Exposure to data mining from databases is mandatory

Now is the time to find your greatness by being part of a company where potential is revealed and growth is inevitable.

Desired skills:

  • Data analysis
  • R
  • Python
  • SQL

About the employer:

If you’re looking for a company that offers great culture, leadership, learning opportunities, challenge, rewards and recognition, look no further than Old Mutual.

Who are we?
Old Mutual is a premium African financial services organization that offers a wide range of financial solutions to individuals and businesses in key market segments in 17 countries. Business segments include Life and Savings, General Insurance, Asset Management, and Banking and Lending.

Old Mutual Finance was established in 2008 to provide unsecured loan products and services to the SA market. The company started with a staff of 34 and has since grown to over 3,000 employees with over 300 branches nationwide. Within our branches, we offer insurance, transaction banking and lending products and services.

Why join the old mutual?
Enabling our employees to perform at their best is at the heart of what we do. We are rooted in our purpose of championing a mutually positive future every day and believe that a great customer experience is rooted in a great employee experience.

We will provide you with a holistic experience to realize and unleash your potential.

What we offer:
In partnership with you, we are committed to challenging you and helping you grow in your career through a personalized development plan. We strive to create and expose our employees to various learning opportunities through formal and informal learning. Most importantly, you work in diverse teams of enthusiastic people who strive for excellence.

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Sean N. Ayres