Data Scientist

Jubilee Insurance is currently having an exciting career opportunity for Data Scientist within the Digital Lab Department. The position holder will report to the Chief Data Officer and will be based at Head Office in Nairobi.

Application deadline: 17th November, 2021

Role Purpose
The role holder will work closely with business stakeholders to understand their goals and determine how data can be used to achieve those goals. The role holder will design data modeling processes, create algorithms and predictive models in line with the business needs, and help analyze data and share insights with business stakeholders.

Qualifications
1.Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Computer Science, Telecommunications, or any other related field.
2.Relevant professional qualification.
3.Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.
4.Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.

Relevant Experienc
1.Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SLQ, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
2.Experience working with and creating data architectures.
3.Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.
4.Experience using web services: Redshift, S3, Spark, DigitalOcean, etc.
5.Experience creating and using advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics: Regression, Simulation, Scenario Analysis, Modelling, Clustering, Decision Trees and Neural networks.
6.Coding knowledge and experience with several languages: C, C++, Java, JavaScript, etc.
7.Experience analysing data from third party providers: Google Analytics, Site Catalyst, Coremetrics, Adwords, Crimson Hexagon, and Facebook Insights
8.Experience with distributed data/computing tools: Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi and MySQL
9.Experience in visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders using: Periscope, Business Objects, D3 and ggplot

If you are qualified and seeking an exciting new challenge, please apply via Recruitment@jubileekenya.com quoting the Job Reference Number and Position by 17th November 2021.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Author: opportunitiesforallkenyans

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