Data Science & Analytics Instructors
DevWorld Tech Academy
2d ago
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Job Summary

Strong experience using a variety of data mining / data analysis methods, using a variety of data tools, building, and implementing model ...

  • Minimum Qualification : Degree
  • Experience Level : Mid level
  • Experience Length : 5 years
  • Job Description

    If you're excited to be part of awinning team and interested in growing your career then you will be glad tojoin us.

  • In summary, you are to work in the DevWorld(WealthBankers Limited’s Tech Division) which is the custodian of DevWorld TechAcademy to implement tech solutions and to teach and guide students online oroffline in their field of study.
  • This is a full-time job (Mon Fri,8am 5pm) at Ashaley Botwe, Accra, Ghana.
  • Are you ok withambiguous goals and uncertainty?

    We have a number of prospectiveprojects. A major responsibility of this job is helping our leadership evaluatethem, identifying the top candidates and instructing students.

    You shouldexpect prioritizes and direction to change as we begin adopting newtechnologies.

    Do you have experience working indynamic environments (such as a startup)? Are you excited by ambiguous goalsand changing requirements?

    If you valuepredictability and stability this is the wrong job for you.

    Welcome to yournew career opportunity in Data Science & Analytics

  • We are involved in excitingtechnologies of the decade. This role is your opportunity to build and deploynew products from the ground up and to teach students in this field.
  • You will be part of a team helpingchart our strategy and define the problems we are solving with in this fieldand industry.
  • You will help build our development and production infrastructureand set our technical standards. To succeed you must become an expert inbuilding models and putting them into production.

  • This is not a research role. If youhave not done this before, this job isn’t for you.
  • Data Science& Analytics Job Vacancy

  • We are looking for a Data Scientistwho will support our product, sales, leadership and marketing teams withinsights gained from analyzing company data.
  • The ideal candidate is adept atusing large data sets to find opportunities for product and process optimizationand using models to test the effectiveness of different courses of action.

  • They must have strong experience usinga variety of data mining / data analysis methods, using a variety of data tools,building and implementing models, using / creating algorithms andcreating / running simulations.
  • They must have a proven ability to drive businessresults with their data-based insights. They must be comfortable working with awide range of stakeholders and functional teams.

    The right candidate will havea passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data sets and working withstakeholders to improve business outcomes.

  • Data scientists utilize theiranalytical, statistical, and programming skills to collect, analyze, andinterpret large data sets.
  • They then use this information to developdata-driven solutions to difficult business challenges. Data scientistscommonly have a bachelor's degree in statistics, math, computer science, oreconomics.

    Data scientists have a wide range of technical competencies including : statistics and machine learning, coding languages, databases, machine learning,and reporting technologies.

    Responsibilitiesfor Data Scientist

  • Work withstakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities forleveraging company data to drive business solutions.
  • Mine and analyzedata from company databases to drive optimization and improvement of productdevelopment, marketing techniques and business strategies.
  • Assess theeffectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.
  • Develop customdata models and algorithms to apply to data sets.
  • Use predictivemodeling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, adtargeting and other business outcomes.
  • Develop companyA / B testing framework and test model quality.
  • Coordinate withdifferent functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes.
  • Develop processesand tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy.
  • Qualificationsfor Data Scientist

  • Strong problem solvingskills with an emphasis on product development.
  • Experience usingstatistical computer languages (R, Python, SLQ, etc.) to manipulate data anddraw insights from large data sets.
  • Experienceworking with and creating data architectures.
  • Knowledge of avariety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning,artificial neural networks, etc.
  • and their real-world advantages / drawbacks.

  • Knowledge ofadvanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties ofdistributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.
  • and experience withapplications.

  • A drive to learnand master new technologies and techniques.
  • We’re looking forsomeone with at least 5 years of experience manipulating data sets and buildingstatistical models, has at least a Bachelor Degree in Statistics, Mathematics,Computer Science or another quantitative field, and is familiar with thefollowing software / tools :
  • Coding knowledgeand experience with several languages : C, C++, Java, JavaScript, etc.
  • Knowledge andexperience in statistical and data mining techniques : GLM / Regression, RandomForest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.
  • Experiencequerying databases and using statistical computer languages : R, Python, SLQ,etc.
  • Experience usingweb services : Redshift, S3, Spark, DigitalOcean, etc.
  • Experiencecreating and using advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics : regression, simulation, scenario analysis, modeling, clustering, decisiontrees, neural networks, etc.
  • Experienceanalyzing data from 3rd party providers : Google Analytics, Site Catalyst,Coremetrics, Adwords, Crimson Hexagon, Facebook Insights, etc.
  • Experience withdistributed data / computing tools : Map / Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi,MySQL, etc.
  • Experiencevisualizing / presenting data for stakeholders using : Periscope, BusinessObjects, D3, ggplot, etc.
  • Staff Requirements

  • Education : minimumBachelor Degree
  • A keen eye fordetail and a critical mind
  • Creativity and apassionate interest in film and video editing
  • Patience andconcentration
  • The ability tolisten to others and to work well as part of a team
  • A high level ofself-motivation, commitment and dedication
  • Organizationaland time management skills
  • The ability towork under pressure and to deadlines
  • Communicationskills, both written and oral.
  • How To Apply ForThe Job

    Submit the online application form onour website. To submit your application, click on the link below and completeall relevant fields on the online application form.

    You must have these duringthe interview to be considered for the job :

  • Education : minimumBachelor Degree
  • Must own awell-functioning laptop (you will use it to work).
  • A minimum of 5years’ experience
  • A strongportfolio / detail info of your past works and experiences (will be requestedduring interview - links or files).
  • Location : Ashaley Botwe, near Madina / East Legon, Accra

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