Data Scientist – Bank Of Kigali

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Business Unit

Bank of Kigali Digital factory

Key Accountabilities

  • Understands business problems and designs end-to-end analytics use cases
  • Develops complex models and algorithms that drive innovation throughout the organization. This may include improving on-time performance, network planning, etc.,
  • Conducts advanced statistical analysis to provide actionable insights, identify trends, and measure performance
  • Collaborates with model developers to implement and deploy scalable solutions
  • Provides thought leadership by researching best practices, conducting experiments, and collaborating with industry leaders

Experience

  • 2-5 years’ experience in a statistical and/or data science role
  • Experience working with large data sets, simulation/ optimization and distributed computing tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong desire to work in cross functional teams

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, statistics, or operations research or related technical discipline
  • Banking/Fintech background is an added advantage
  • Completion of any CDM/DFI courses is added advantage

Knowledge

  • Deep knowledge of machine learning, statistics, optimization or related field
  • Experience with R, Python, Matlab is required, programming in C, C++, Java
  • Knowledge of computing tools (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi, Arena, etc.)
  • Attitude to thrive in a fun, fast-paced start-up like environment

Expression of Interest

Submit your CV and portfolio to digitalrecruiting@bk.rw by 19th February 2020

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