Data Scientist full time

JUMIA HQ: Porto, Portugal Remote job Apr 1


  • Contribute to the design and construction of the company data lake

  • Collect, store, process, and support the analysis of huge sets of data, both structured and unstructured

  • Choosing optimal solutions to use in big data use cases, then maintain, implement, monitor and integrate them with the data and IT architecture used across the company

  • Build and teach the company about big data technologies, participate actively in the journey setup, from the discovery phase until the corporate data-centric transformation

  • Build solutions with key concepts: security and privacy by design 

Main requirements

  •  Knowledge of the Linux operation system (OS, networking, process level)

  • Understanding of Big Data technologies (Hadoop, Hbase, Spark, Kafka, Flume, Hive, etc)

  • Understanding of one or more object-oriented programming languages (Java, C++, C#, Python)

  • Fluent in at least one scripting language (Shell, Python, Ruby, etc.

  • Experience with Cassandra, MongoDB or equivalent NoSQL databases

  • Experience developing in an Agile environment

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s / PhD degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Nice to have: Experience in designing big data/distributed systems

  • Nice to have: Experience creating and driving large scale ETL pipelines

  • Nice to have: Past experience in logistics optimization 

Benefits & Perks

  •  A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment

  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world

  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures

Please send your CV in English. CV in other languages will not be considered.

Full-time (40 hrs/wk)
Negotiable rate
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