Data Scientist for PYGIO

PYGIO is a software development company which specializes in providing solutions for enterprise in South Africa are looking for experienced and curious Data Scientist.

Data Scientist for PYGIO
English: Upper-intermediate

About company

PYGIO is a software development company which specializes in full-stack app and web development, AWS set-up and migration, and Salesforce solutions for enterprises in South Africa.

About Project

Project #1 PYGIO is building its own analytics SaaS platform. This will be in the form of a white-labled web application that will require both back-end and front-end development. The MVP is built and being used by a small number of clients. 

There are several Business Units within our banking clients that require data science capabilities. Here are some examples of the projects 

Project #2 Build and maintenance of a messaging and communication interface for the entire bank. This system may work across the entire bank's product ecosystem. 

Project #3 Online Banking Portal for one of SA’s big 4 banks. 


  • 4+ years of commercial experience.
  • Excellent understanding of Python; open source machine learning libraries; open source data science libraries and packages.
  • Excellent knowledge of web app frameworks.
  • Excellent knowledge of Docker.
  • Excellent experience with the open-source relational database management; knowledge of PostgreSQL, MySQL .
  • Strong understanding of version control and related concepts and techniques, particularly Git.
  • Excellent communication, analytical skills, and decision-making ability in collaborative environments; system.
  • English level required  is Upper Intermediate.

Would be a plus

  • Experience in AWS and cloud technologies; Snowflake; Kubernetes.
  • Experience with test-driven development and domain-driven development; Knowledge of server application containers: Tomcat, Jetty, JBoss.
  • Good understanding of frameworks and libraries like JavaScript, jQuery, TypeScript, HTML, CSS.
  • Experience with an appropriate unit testing framework(s).
  • Excellent debugging and problem-solving skills.
  • Comfortable with stubbing tools like wiremock and/or hoverfly.


help perform analytics on new clients that we are attaining for the Saas product and  grow the analytics platform from a product design perspective.


  • The job will be intellectually challenging and entrepreneurial.
  • The developer/data scientist will join the senior management to an early stage venture which is facilitating software development and data science between Africa and Europe.
  • Flexible hours, outcome driven not time driven (except core hours of 9am-3pm SAST). 
  • Remote work, work from home. Office space can be discussed.
  • 15 days Annual Leave.
  • The candidates will be required to travel to South Africa when the war allows this to happen.
  • Remuneration + profit share is possible.

Hiring process

1. Indigo HR Interview.

2. Tech interview with PYGIO.

3. Client interview.

4. Offer.

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