Deloitte FSA (FinTech) - Quantitative Machine Learning Specialist & Software Developer Jobs in Midrand South Africa

Deloitte FSA (FinTech) - Quantitative Machine Learning Specialist & Software Developer Jobs in Midrand South Africa

About the Job

A new exciting opportunity exists for a talented and experienced quantitative, machine learning specialist and software developer within the FinTech team in Deloitte Financial Services Advisory, based in Johannesburg. We are seeking a driven, innovative individual to assist with some of our challenging, state-of-the-art machine learning and global software development projects.

The successful candidate will have a strong quantitative background with specific focus on machine learning, coupled with software development experience.

Essential Duties:

  • Designing and developing machine learning systems to add value in the market through speed, automation & insights

  • Implementing and fine-tuning appropriate machine learning algorithms based on various requirements

  • Designing and developing quantitative engines and algorithms underpinning prospective software applications

  • Identifying areas for upgrade and modification in existing applications and development thereof

  • Design of training material on machine learning
    Writing and implementing efficient code

  • Working closely with other developers, UX designers, business and systems analysts


    Tools and Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience in quantitative modelling in one or more of the following areas: credit risk, market risk, financial models or statistical models

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge in researching and implementing machine learning algorithms and systems

  • Intermediate to advanced level coding
    experience in the following languages compulsory: Python, C#

  • Familiarity with machine learning frameworks (keras) and libraries (sci-kit learn)

  • Understanding data structures, data modeling and software architecture

  • Experience using Git

  • Object-orientated programming skills

  • Experience in working with cloud environments advantageous

  • Experience working in containerized environments such as Kubernetes, Docker, etc. advantageous

  • Minimum 3 years of banking experience in industry or as a consultant

  • Experience in working with other individuals


  • Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree in quantitative field such as Computer Science Engineering (Software, Financial, etc.), Mathematics, Statistics or Physics

  • Master’s Degree in aforementioned disciplines is a plus

  • Technological certifications are a plus e.g. Cloud certification

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Deloitte FSA (FinTech) - Quantitative Machine Learning Specialist & Software Developer Jobs in Midrand South Africa

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