Experienced Data Scientist


Experienced data scientist at Claritae

Lagos | Flexible

Job Description
We are looking for a data scientist with experience in working with large data sets for large enterprises and the following skills:
• Development of sophisticated algorithms that will identify patterns and trends
• Strong numerical analysis and modelling skills to develop insights and identify correlation
• Discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data and help us make smarter decisions to deliver even better products
Your primary focus will be developing and testing hypothesis for sample data sets and presenting the results to aid decision-making.
• Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques
• Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
• Extending company’s data with third party sources of information when needed
• Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
• Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
• Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
• Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance
• Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.
• Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Weka, Python (NumPy), MatLab, etc
• Excellence in at least one of these is highly desirable
• Great communication skills
• Experience with data visualization tools, such as D3.js, GGplot, etc.
• Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig
• Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase {{depending on project needs}}
• Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
• Good scripting and programming skills
• Data-oriented personality

3+ years’ team-work experience as a Data Scientist

Terms of Engagement
This role is for a project with a timeline of eight weeks.


September 3, 2018

Please send your resume to Dev@claritae.com


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