Blackcopper - Mid Data Engineer
Data engineering
Data modelling
Business/Data Analysis
AI infrastructure
Nigeriaยท 2 months ago

At Blackcopper, our goal is to go beyond the provision of mundane banking services and build a fast-growing community around our users. We seek to empower individuals and small business owners with the right network and financial aid that will help them thrive in the economy.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Identify valuable data sources and automate collection processes
  • Undertake preprocessing of structured and unstructured data
  • 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
  • Collaborate with engineering and product development teams
  • 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


  • Proven experience as a Data Scientist
  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.
  • Experience in data mining
  • Understanding of machine-learning and operations research
  • Knowledge of R, SQL, and Python.
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase
  • Experience using business intelligence tools (e.g., Tableau) and data frameworks (e.g., Hadoop)
  • Analytical mind and business acumen
  • Strong math skills (e.g., statistics, algebra)
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
Employment Type
2-5 years