Data Science & Analytics Instructors

Data Science & Analytics Instructors

Devworld Tech Academy

Data Science & Analytics Instructors

Details of the offer

Job Summary
Strong experience using a variety of data mining/data analysis methods, using a variety of data tools, building, and implementing model ...
Minimum Qualification:
Experience Level:
Mid level
Experience Length:
5 years
Job Description
If you're excited to be part of a winning team and interested in growing your career then you will be glad to
join us.
In summary, you are to work in the DevWorld
(WealthBankers Limited’s Tech Division) which is the custodian of DevWorld Tech
Academy to implement tech solutions and to teach and guide students online or
offline in their field of study.
This is a full-time job (Mon – Fri, 8am – 5pm) at Ashaley Botwe, Accra, Ghana.

Are you ok with ambiguous goals and uncertainty?
We have a number of prospective projects. A major responsibility of this job is helping our leadership evaluate
them, identifying the top candidates and instructing students. You should
expect prioritizes and direction to change as we begin adopting new
Do you have experience working in dynamic environments (such as a startup)? Are you excited by ambiguous goals
and changing requirements?
If you value predictability and stability this is the wrong job for you.

Welcome to your new career opportunity in Data Science & Analytics
We are involved in exciting technologies of the decade. This role is your opportunity to build and deploy
new products from the ground up and to teach students in this field.
You will be part of a team helping chart our strategy and define the problems we are solving with in this field
and industry. You will help build our development and production infrastructure
and set our technical standards. To succeed you must become an expert in
building models and putting them into production.
This is not a research role. If you have not done this before, this job isn’t for you.

Data Science & Analytics Job Vacancy
We are looking for a Data Scientist who will support our product, sales, leadership and marketing teams with
insights gained from analyzing company data. The ideal candidate is adept at
using large data sets to find opportunities for product and process optimization
and using models to test the effectiveness of different courses of action.
They must have strong experience using a variety of data mining/data analysis methods, using a variety of data tools,
building and implementing models, using/creating algorithms and
creating/running simulations. They must have a proven ability to drive business
results with their data-based insights. They must be comfortable working with a
wide range of stakeholders and functional teams. The right candidate will have
a passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data sets and working with
stakeholders to improve business outcomes.
Data scientists utilize their analytical, statistical, and programming skills to collect, analyze, and
interpret large data sets. They then use this information to develop
data-driven solutions to difficult business challenges. Data scientists
commonly have a bachelor's degree in statistics, math, computer science, or
economics. Data scientists have a wide range of technical competencies including:
statistics and machine learning, coding languages, databases, machine learning,
and reporting technologies.

Responsibilities for Data Scientist
Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for
leveraging company data to drive business solutions.
Mine and analyze data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement of product
development, marketing techniques and business strategies.
Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.
Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.
Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, ad
targeting and other business outcomes.
Develop company A/B testing framework and test model quality.
Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes.
Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy.

Qualifications for Data Scientist
Strong problem solving skills with an emphasis on product development.
Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SLQ, etc.) to manipulate data and
draw insights from large data sets.
Experience working with and creating data architectures.
Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning,
artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.
Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of
distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with
A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques.
We’re looking for someone with at least 5 years of experience manipulating data sets and building
statistical models, has at least a Bachelor Degree in Statistics, Mathematics,
Computer Science or another quantitative field, and is familiar with the
following software/tools:
Coding knowledge and experience with several languages: C, C++, Java, JavaScript, etc.
Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random
Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.
Experience querying databases and using statistical computer languages: R, Python, SLQ,
Experience using web services: Redshift, S3, Spark, DigitalOcean, etc.
Experience creating and using advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics:
regression, simulation, scenario analysis, modeling, clustering, decision
trees, neural networks, etc.
Experience analyzing data from 3rd party providers: Google Analytics, Site Catalyst,
Coremetrics, Adwords, Crimson Hexagon, Facebook Insights, etc.
Experience with distributed data/computing tools: Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi,
MySQL, etc.
Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders using: Periscope, Business Objects, D3, ggplot, etc.

Staff Requirements
Education: minimum Bachelor Degree
A keen eye for detail and a critical mind
Creativity and a passionate interest in film and video editing
Patience and concentration
The ability to listen to others and to work well as part of a team
A high level of self-motivation, commitment and dedication
Organizational and time management skills
The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
Communication skills, both written and oral.

How To Apply For The Job

Submit the online application form on our website. To submit your application, click on the link below and complete
all relevant fields on the online application form.

You must have these during the interview to be considered for the job:
Education: minimum Bachelor Degree
Must own a well-functioning laptop (you will use it to work).
A minimum of 5 years’ experience
A strong portfolio/detail info of your past works and experiences (will be requested
during interview - links or files).
Location: Ashaley Botwe, near Madina / East Legon, Accra

Schedule: Full Time

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