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Please apply by sharing your resume, GitHub page and a brief description of projects that demonstrate your experience by Monday, 22 August 2022 at 11.59pm at the latest. Click here to apply →

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About the Junior Data Scientist Internship Role

Role Type: Full time, 6-month internship  

Start Date: 5 September 2022  

Location: Nairobi, Kenya – hybrid   

Reports to: Head of Data 

Qualifications

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field  
  • Less than 1 year of work experience  
  • Good understanding of scripting and programming skills such as R, Python and SQL 
  • Experience using version control tools such as Git 
  • Good statistical skills such as distributions, statistical testing, linear algebra, etc. 
  • Ability to source, clean and manipulate data 
  • Good understanding of database management   

Successful Skills and Traits

  • Quick-learner, entrepreneurial, thrives in quick-paced environments, ready to ask questions  
  • Great attention to detail and time management abilities  
  • Critical and analytical thinker with effective communication skills  
  • Maintains positive attitude, high energy, and keen sense of urgency 
  • Creative and passionate problem solver  
  • Strong interpersonal skills and high degree of flexibility 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of next generation business analytics by using predictive modelling, optimization, simulation, data visualization, etc. 
  • Contribute to the building of customer analytics and insights for impactful business decisions. 
  • Contribute to the development of APIs and the deployment of machine learning. 
  • Support the delivery of data solutions through automation, high-quality analytics, and visualization 
  • Work on assigned projects in various sectors of activity, and gain a broad understanding of software engineering best practices 

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Please apply by sharing your resume, GitHub page and a brief description of projects that demonstrate your experience by Monday, 22 August 2022 at 11.59pm at the latest. Click here to apply →