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Monday, April 24, 2017

Job Vacancy at Co Creation Hub (CcHUB)

'CcHUB is Nigeria’s first open living lab and pre-incubation space designed to be a multi-functional, multi-purpose space where work to catalyze creative social tech ventures take place. The HUB is a place for technologists, social entrepreneurs, government, tech companies, impact investors and hackers in and around Lagos to co-create new solutions to the many social problems in Nigeria.

Junior Data Scientist (Octave Analytics)

  • Job TypeFull Time  
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND  
  • LocationLagos
  • Job FieldICT / Computer  
We are looking for someone who has the four qualities of a great data scientist: creativity, tenacity, curiosity, and deep technical skills. They will use these skills in data gathering and data mining, visualization, machine learning, and computer programming to make data driven decisions and data driven products.
  • translate business goals and research questions into data discovery analysis, results and prototype modelling output.
  • Design and implement software engines to construct intelligent knowledge from structured and unstructured data sources (e.g., email, chats, documents, etc.
  • Design and implement fast and efficient data process of ‘big data' using techniques (e.g., NOSQL, in memory, etc)
  • Tell Stories with Data
  • Collaborate with customer, stakeholders and potentially globally distributed team
Key accountabilities:
  • Use Data Science to deliver business insight that has measurable impact on top level metrics
  • Manage transitioning from Business Intelligence on relational based systems to big data technologies on specific project or use cases/stories
  • To provide analytical and innovative input to projects
Health and Safety
  • Undertake all work in a safe manner and follow all company and workplace health and safety procedures.
  • Identify new hazards and advise manager or workplace H&S representative/co-ordinator within 24 hours of identification
  • Accurately report incidents and accidents to manager or workplace H&S representative/co-ordinator as soon as possible.
Key relationships (Internal &/or external):
Internal to Octave
    • IT/Operations Staff
    • Functional Management
    • All Octave Staff
External to Octave
  • Octave Clients/Partners
  • Suppliers.
  • External Accountants

Key competencies:
Minimum Qualifications
  • Good university degree in Computer Science or equivalent subjects
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong foundation in computer science with core competencies in statistics, efficient data structures, algorithm designs, data mining, machine learning
  • Experience with data modeling and building large distributed systems with multi-core architectures
  • Proficient in relational (e.g., Oracle, SQL Server, Teradata, etc.) and non-relational database (e.g., NOSQL MongoDB, etc.) design and programming
  • Proficient in data analytics packages like SPSS, MatLab, R, STATA and Python
  • Candidate must have graduated with a Minimum CGPA of 2.1/Upper Credit
Method of Application
Interested and qualified? Go to Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB) Nigeria career website on to apply

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