Data Scientist

  • Indepth Research Services
  • Employment Type: Full-time
  • Salary:
  • Deadline: 2020-09-30
  • Location: Nairobi - Kenya
  • Job Advert Expires In: 7 days
Data Scientist

Job Description

We are looking for a Data Scientist to analyze large amounts of raw information to find patterns that will help improve our company. We will rely on you to build data products to extract valuable business insights. You should have a strong problem-solving ability and a knack for statistical analysis. If you’re also able to align our data products with our business goals, we’d like to meet you.

Machine Learning responsibilities include creating machine learning models and retraining systems. To do this job successfully, you need exceptional skills in statistics and programming. If you also have knowledge of data science and software engineering, we’d like to meet you.

Your ultimate goal will be to shape and build efficient self-learning applications.

Your ultimate goal will be to help improve our products and business decisions by making the most out of our data.

Responsibilities
  • Identify valuable data sources and automate collection processes
  • Undertake preprocessing of structured and unstructured data
  • Conceive, plan and prioritize data projects
  • Analyze large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns
  • Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms
  • Combine models through ensemble modeling
  • Present information using data visualization techniques
  • Propose solutions and strategies to business challenges
  • Ensure data quality and integrity
  • Interpret and analyze data problems
  • Build analytic systems and predictive models
  • Test performance of data-driven products
  • Experiment with new models and techniques

Job Requirements

Requirements

  • Proven 2 years + experience as a Data Scientist
  • Solid understanding of machine learning
  • Knowledge of data management and visualization techniques
  • A knack for statistical analysis and predictive modeling
  • Good knowledge of R, SQL, Python and MATLAB, Advanced Excel, Qlik; familiarity with Scala, Java or C++ is an asset
  • Experience in data mining
  • Understanding of machine-learning and operations research
  • Experience using business intelligence tools (e.g. Tableau, Power BI) and data frameworks (e.g. Hadoop)
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Analytical mind and business acumen
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Prior experience in proposal development (RFP)
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics or similar field

How to Apply

Send your application together with CVs and copies of certificates to the Human Resources Manager at hr@indepthresearch.org not later than 30th September, 2020.

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