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  • Posted: May 3, 2022
    Deadline: May 10, 2022
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    Based in Nairobi, Nakala Analytics Ltd. is a legally registered service and innovation-based company specializing in data innovation. We are a team of high tech professionals with vast experience in the African market. We offer data analytics services using a unique methodology that realizes data efficiency, data transparency, automated reporting, information sharing, predictive modeling to realize data-driven decision-making. Our enabler solutions empower organizations and employees to become data-centric.
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    Data Analytics Specialist (Contract)


    • Perform extensive EDA to provide recommendations that facilitate the realistic collection, processing, and usage of data.
    • Build advanced and explainable models to classify objects, predict outcomes or make recommendations.
    • Deploy the models that you build to production by building APIs or leveraging ETL pipelines.
    • Use statistical, algorithmic, data mining, and visualization techniques to model complex problems, find opportunities, discover solutions, and deliver actionable business insights.
    • Be persistent, focused, and well-adapted when it comes to meeting your project deadlines.
    • Communicate data-driven insights and recommendations to key stakeholders.

    Must have

    • Professional experience and comfortable performing complex manipulation in SQL on large datasets
    • Experience owning multi month long projects, including communication of progress, dependencies, and risk mitigation directly with clients and stakeholders.
    • Professional-level Python and PostgreSQL knowledge
    • Experience in developing scoring models for different business scorecards using Machine Learning algorithms.
    • Experience in building insightful dashboards using visualization and BI tools like Matplotlib, Seaborn, Tableau, or Power BI
    • Communicating effectively and proactively, with daily stand up check-ins
    • Function effectively with minimal supervision.

    Nice to have

    • Adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions and cope effectively with complexity and change.
    • Have developed models that deal with extreme class imbalance
    • Strong experience with deployment workflows
    • Professional experience in structured & unstructured databases
    • Experience working in an agile environment


    • Compensation is commensurate to experience.

    Employment Mode

    • 6 months renewable contract

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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