Friday , December 9 2022

Vodacom Jobs Midrand – M-Pesa Senior Data Scientist

Website Vodacom

Job Description:

M-Pesa, is a pioneering fintech business and global market leader in mobile money. From starting in 2007 as a convenient means by which the unbanked and underbanked can make digital payments, M-Pesa has now grown to offer >55 million active customers financial services, enterprise, merchant and retail solutions. We are proud of our work in enabling the digital economy in our markets, and in driving financial inclusion.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with lead data scientist to deliver key packages of work to meet the needs of business customers
  • Development of machine learning models for various areas of the business on the Big Data Platform
  • Developing predictive models with large and varied datasets, working with a community of colleagues across Advanced Analytics, technology, and data and customer functions
  • Works in partnership with Big Data Engineering for data ingestion to support use cases
  • Development of prototype code in e.g. PySpark for automated training and scoring of the machine learning models
  • Machine Learning Model performance tracking and reporting using e.g. Qlik
  • Uses data visualisation to engage audience in a compelling way, enabling effective storytelling

Job Requirements:

  • Professional and/or academic experience in Big Data analytics & deployment of models and algorithms to solve real-world problems (with deep statistical and machine learning modelling expertise)
  • Experience in working with cloud and cloud-related tools like delivering machine learning projects.
  • Experience in data manipulation: use of structured data tools (e.g., SQL), and platforms (e.g., Hadoop, Spark, NoSQL)
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in quantitative fields like Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science Engineering, Artificial Intelligence or related fields (essential)
  • Proficiency in at least one relevant programming language: Python, R

Job Details:

Company: Vodacom

Job Category: Private

Vacancy TypeFull Time

Job Location: Midrand, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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