Contractor: Senior Data Scientist (Cairo, Egypt)

Flint is looking for Senior Data Scientists to support our client, a global provider of database and analytics-related software, products, and services.

Data Science teams at our Tier 1 Client deliver business insights and value to clients through big data analytics. Our client’s data solutions integrate into engineering and decision-making processes. Additionally, they offer advisory services to their clients including use case prioritization, tool selection, training, and capability definitions.

We are looking for data scientists that are…

  1. Highly self-motivated
  2. Independent
  3. Keen on learning and continuous self-development
  4. Challengers of assumptions and status quo

Job Responsibilities

As a data scientist, you will independently and as part of a team:

  1. Perform all the phases of a data science project: business understanding, data understanding and preparation, exploratory analysis, modeling, model evaluation, communicating results and business value of a model to the client and finally deploying your data product.
  2. Follow team development processes.
  3. Based on the nature of the project and the available tools, quickly learn and adapt to different technologies and tools than the ones you are used to.

As a senior, you are expected to:

  1. Lead and mentor data scientists in client projects.
  2. Focus on the business value of the data product.
  3. Interface more frequently with clients.
  4. Improve team processes.
  5. Be tools agnostic.

Qualifications

Minimum skillset:

  • Sc. or equivalent working experience in data science / machine learning
  • Analytical rigor
  • Proficient in either R or Python
  • Intermediate level in either C, Java, C++, or C#
  • Intermediate level in SQL
  • Intermediate level in Matlab
  • Software engineering knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent technical & business presentation skills
  • Ability to conduct pre-sales presentations

Ideal skillset:

  • Sc. or Ph.D. in machine learning or a relevant discipline.
  • Solid understanding of deep learning techniques
  • Expert level in Python including Numpy, Pandas, Scikit-learn
  • Expert level in SQL and R
  • Software engineering background (Agile methodologies, Git, continuous development, etc.)
  • Familiar with PySpark and MLlib
  • Familiar with Excel, Tableau or PowerBI for visualization
  • Familiar with SPSS Modeler and SAS Enterprise Miner for modeling
  • Familiar with SAS and SPSS Statistics for statistical analysis
  • Familiar with either Teradata, Oracle, or Microsoft SQL Server
  • Specialized in a data science area such as NLP, Speech recognition, or image processing
  • Have considerable experience in any of the following domains: telco, government, or banking
  • Professional consulting background at the corporate level
  • Excellent sales and public speaking skills

 

Location: Cairo, Egypt

Please submit your applications by December 17th 2021.

For more information and to apply contact Mark Ormsby at mark.ormsby@flintmail.com

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