Our client is a data and information company focused on providing high quality information to professionals in Africa. They are commercialising data for governments, international organisations and private companies within African markets, while also providing excellent consultancy services to help data-
driven companies drive growth. Their current public platforms includes election data-site and business publication. They now have a new opening due to expansion for an experienced Machine Learning (ML) Engineer .
Location : Victoria Island, Lagos
The Machine Learning (ML) Engineer will lead the creation of artificial intelligence products and solution.
Machine Learning Engineer responsibilities include creating machine learning models and retraining systems. To do this job successfully, you need exceptional skills in statistics and programming.
If you also have knowledge of data science and software engineering, we’d like to meet you.
Your ultimate goal will be to shape and build efficient self-learning applications.
What you will do :
Developing machine learning models (and tuning their hyper-parameters), along with metrics to track their progress and deploying them to production.
Analysing the ML algorithms that could be used to solve a given problem and ranking them by their success probability.
Exploring and visualising data to gain an understanding of it, then identifying differences in data distribution that could affect performance when deploying the model in the real world.
Assisting in the data acquisition process and finding available datasets online that could be used for training.
Defining validation strategies, the preprocessing or feature engineering to be done on a given dataset and data augmentation pipelines.
Like to have :
Should have minimum 3 years relevant commercial experience working on ML projects
Must have proficiency with deep learning frameworks such as PyTorch or Tensorflow
Must have experience with Python and basic libraries for machine learning
Must have expertise in visualising and manipulating large datasets
Must have the ability to select hardware to run an ML model with the required latency
Must have knowledge of Model Management / Serving platforms like MLFlow
Must have at least intermediate level experience working with cloud services like AWS
Must have great communication skills
Should have some proficiency with OpenCV
Should have some familiarity with Linux
Additionally, the following would make you more attractive :
A deep knowledge of math, probability, statistics and algorithms to help optimise state-of-the-art models.
A postgraduate or research degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering or Data Science.
This position is FULL time, based in Victoria Island, Lagos.
NB : Kindly note only suitable candidates will be responded to. Please ensure to include links to your GitHub profile and data science repository and links to published relevant work.