Do you dream about using your data science skills to heal the world?
Push the boundaries of AI in Global Digital Health by joining the Nigeria and Zambia teams of a fast-growing, Barcelona based, AI start-up in the health care space.
Data modelling
Lusaka ; Lagos, Zambia ; Nigeria
Experience
More than 5 years
Employment Type
Full-time
18 days ago

benshi.ai's mission is to improve the health of individuals and populations in resource-poor countries through advanced AI applications.

We seek Senior Data Scientists to push the boundaries of AI in Global Digital Health. We are interested in individuals with a solid background in statistical modelling and machine learning, with experience in applying those techniques to mobile behavioural logs. You will be carrying out research on prediction models and recommendation systems using available data.

If you are passionate about using data science to improve health outcomes, and are excited about using your skills to improve the world, we want to meet you!

About the Senior Data Scientist role

Responsibilities

  • Development of data science models to predict user behaviour with the goal of putting the models in production in our machine learning platform
  • Analyses of raw data and data preparation to create pipelines and robust features
  • Identify and formulate problems, understand end-user goals and independently conduct high-quality research

Minimum qualifications

  • Bsc/BEng degree in mathematics, statistics, physics, computer science, or related fields; or equivalent technical proficiency
  • Solid coding skills in Python

Preferred qualifications

  • MSc/MEng or PhD in mathematics, statistics, physics, computer science, or related fields; or equivalent technical proficiency
  • 8+ years data science experience. Candidates with less experience will be considered also.
  • Experience with databricks and mlflow
  • Experience with Spark
  • Experience in time series forecasting, survival analyses, ensemble learning, recommendation systems and/or natural language processing
  • Experience in deep learning and its framewords (TensorFlow, Keras, Caffe, Theano...)

Things to consider

  • These data science roles are for benshi.ai's teams in Nigeria and Zambia. While remote work might be possible, benshi.ai's clear preference is for successful candidates to be physically present in Nigeria and/or Zambia as it establishes offices in these countries.
  • While other nationalities may certainly apply, unfortunately benshi.ai is unable to provide any visa or work-permit assistance for Nigeria or Zambia.
  • benshi.ai will expect that any hires have the necessary permit that allows them to live and work in Nigeria or Zambia.
  • When applying, please indicate in the notes which country or countries you would like to be considered for.
  • This is an amazing opportunity for the right candidates. Good luck!