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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Data Scientist Job at Gorilla Group LTD - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Data Scientist

Jobs at:
Gorilla Group LTD

Deadline of this Job:

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Job details:
Gorilla Group LTD revitalises the industry with the development of the most advanced mobile queuing application "THE GULU" (former name is "FOOD GULU"). THE GULU is a multi-function mobile app, enabling users to remote queue, make reservations, order takeaway with payment, banquet/party booking, e-coupons all in realtime.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The jobholder will develop algorithms and statistical predictive models to identify business challenges and opportunities, and support developing business strategies
  • Build big data analytics and AI logics for business solution
  •  Keenly analyze structured and unstructured data, visualize findings and discover insights for operation optimization and predictive maintenance
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The incumbent must hold a Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related disciplines
  • At least two years of solid experience in data analytics
  •  Proficient in R, Python, Scala, Matlab or machine learning tools appropriate for large scale data analysis
  •  Experience in Hadoop framework, Spark, SQL is desirable
  • Solid experience in conducting business and system analysis with strong business acumen, and able to communicate actionable insights to management and non-technical audience
  •  Strong leadership, analytical and communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative environment
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send an updated comprehensive resume, current, expected salary and contact phone number email to