Do you blend a strong foundation in statistics, econometrics or engineering with hands-on experience in data pipeline implementation of machine learning and deep learning models? Then we might be a perfect match!
We are looking for a brilliant mind to join our data science team. This is your chance to become a leading data scientist with one of Africa’s most exciting fintech companies.
Laboremus Uganda creates financial technology solutions for clients in East Africa and Europe. We help large banks, financial institutions, and start-up banks get digital. Leveraging our expertise, we also bring financial technology to the underserved: alone and in partnership with others. We believe digital financial services should be tailored, simple, and accessible to everyone.
Laboremus Uganda is part of the Laboremus Group, which was founded in Norway in 1996. Today, the group has offices in Norway, Serbia and Uganda. In 2020, we spun-off Emata, our fintech venture that provides affordable loans to farmers in East-Africa using big data, alternative credit scoring algorithms, and end-to-end digital processes (for more information, visit Emata's website).
We only employ the best. Our team consist of brilliant developers, product managers and business analysts. We give you both the freedom and responsibility to create work that make you stand out. We continuously invest in personal development through training and certifications, in addition to offering health insurance, salary loans, and daily lunches on our rooftop.
We are looking for a data scientist who is willing and ready to take on the challenge of looking into new methodologies to solve new problems by applying creativity and theoretical rigor. Your primary focus will be performing exploratory data analyses, develop predictive models, build and maintain data pipelines. All of this will be done to support our lending products. Although you work on various assignments, your primary responsibility is to automate credit scoring using machine learning techniques.
Your responsibilities will include:
You will work in our data science team that is led by a seasoned and internationally experienced data scientist. Subject to your experience, you will be put on a junior or senior track to prepare you for an exciting career in our growing data science team.
In order to join our team, we have some requirements we need you to meet in order for us to know that you are most definitely one of us!
We will challenge you, and make you solve complex, real-world problems. We give you both the freedom and responsibility to create work that make you stand out. We offer a great working environment that includes:
NEW deadline: 23:59 on August 2nd 2020.
Are we a match?