• Full Time
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng, Imbumba House75 Fox St Marshalltown, 2001 View on Map
  • @Provincial Treasury Gauteng posted 2 months ago
  • Posted : Sep 8, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R376,596.00 - R376,596.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R376 596 per annum, (plus benefits)
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Business, finance and economy
  • Reference REF NO: GPT/2021/8/4
  • Centre Johannesburg
  • Enquiries
    Mr Sihle Hlomuka Tel No: (011) 227-9000
  • Where to submit application
    should be submitted at Gauteng Provincial Treasury: Ground Floor, Imbumba House, 75 Fox Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg, or posted to: Private Bag X12, Marshalltown, 2107. To access the SMS pre-entry certificate course and for further details, please click on the Following link: For more information regarding the course please visit the NSG website:
  • Notes
    Applications must be submitted on form z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at The Completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV specifying all experience indicating the respective dates (MM/YY) as well as indicating three reference persons with the following information: name and contact number(s), email address and an indication of the capacity in which the reference is known to the candidate. The copies of qualifications, ID, drivers’ licence and relevant certificates need not be certified when applying for the post. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the interview date following communication from HR. Suitable candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (criminal record, citizen, credit record checks, qualification and employment verification). Confirmation of final appointment will be subject to a positive security clearance. All non-SA citizens must attach a certified proof of permanent residence in South Africa. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. The persons appointed to this position will be subjected to a security clearance. SMS candidates will be required to undergo a Competency Assessment as prescribed by the DPSA. All shortlisted candidates for SMS positions will be required to undergo a technical exercise that intends to test the relevant technical elements of the job. Gauteng Provincial Treasury (GPT) reserves the right to utilise practical exercises / tests for non-SMS positions and during the recruitment process (candidates who are shortlisted will be informed accordingly) to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). GPT also reserves the right to cancel the filling / not to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process. Prospective applicants must please use the new z83 which is effective as at 01 January 2021.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: A tertiary qualification NQF level 6 as recognised by SAQA in Computer Sciences or Information Technology of Informatics or Financial Information Systems or Finance or Statistics, Mathematics related qualification. 3-5 years’ experience in database design and the normalization of data structures. 2 years’ experience in data analysis, predictive analytics and optimisation of data using Python, R, or other data science-orientated platforms. Proven experience as Business Intelligent Developer or Data Scientist are mandatory requirements for this post. DUTIES: Oversee and manage the reporting of compliance measures and whether applicable laws/ regulations are followed throughout the system development life cycle (SDLC). Oversee and monitor the management of internal controls in line with the existing applications. Ensure that the server processes and services continue to run and operate in the most efficient manner. Develop 126 statistical analysis, forecasting, predictive modelling, prescriptive analytics simulation, and optimization to discover trends, opportunities, and threats. Building, maintaining, and optimizing decisioning systems using advances statistical and predictive modelling techniques. Maintain and support data analytics platforms. Descriptive analytics (ability to extract insights and trends from data based on requirements). Prepare action plans of continuous data clean-up and integrity project. Continuous improvement of applications to ensure stability, quality reporting and performance optimization. Build and manage the infrastructure (e.g. frameworks, algorithms, models tools and systems). Support existing integration and reporting solutions in the production environment by analyzing problems reported by users and track down their cause through debugging techniques and discussions with other team members. Developing test cases for data monitoring, manipulating of data using Python. Training of users on new existing BI platforms. Build, leads or participates in the development and implementation of statistical models and sampling plans for application in validation.

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