Data Scientist (Python) Recruitment at Spark Wave
Spark Wave
Enugu, Nigeria
8h ago
source : Jobgurus

Job Description

  • We’re hiring a full-time data scientist working remotely (from anywhere in the world).
  • The successful applicant will work on a project where we’re taking new data-driven approaches to personality testing.
  • We’ll be exploring different ways to improve upon existing scientific personality measurement systems.
  • The goal is to build the most effective (empirically / scientifically based) personality testing system in the world.
  • A strong background in programming is required. The projects will be in Python, but it’s okay if you’ve never used Python before.
  • This project is a great opportunity to : Build your data science skills Improve your Python programming Learn about scientific personality testing Learn about machine learning methods Learn how to do hypothesis-testing in novel ways Shape the project as a critical team member Enjoy a balance between autonomy and support / feedback.
  • This work will involve tasks such as : Writing Python code Applying statistical and machine learning-based methods to make predictions Finding relevant datasets and integrating them into our system Connecting our system with APIs and other services Writing unit tests to make sure our system functions properly Generally taking charge of whatever has to happen to move the project forward - this will include non-programming-related tasks that require you to coordinate with other team members, find appropriate datasets, keep the project on track, etc.
  • Requirements

    Mandatory requirements for applying :

  • Strong programming skills in at least one programming language
  • At least some data science or statistics experience
  • The ability to learn new, complex ideas quickly
  • Traits that it’s helpful to have (but not required) :

  • Experience programming in Python
  • Familiarity with common Python data science packages such as NumPy, pandas, and Scikit-learn
  • Understanding of linear algebra and statistics
  • A preference for writing high-quality code and testing code carefully
  • Experience with machine learning methods
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience running psychological studies
  • Understanding of personality-related research.
  • Benefits

  • You’ll be able to work from home, and we’re flexible about what hours you choose to work.
  • This job pays $24 USD / hour, and you can expect to work roughly 30-40 hours per week (depending on your preference).
  • Note

  • The application process involves answering some challenging questions which we believe will give us the best idea of your skills.
  • We don’t require resumes during this first stage of the process, and we put very little weight on resumes overall.
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