Business intelligence analyst (Deadline 30th June, 2020)

Is playing with data and teaching business stakeholders how to use it effectively your idea of a fun career? As our Business Intelligence Analyst, your main focus will be to design, implement, and document a business intelligence system across our different product lines. You’ll be joining other analysts at our distributed offices. You will be part of the broader agile and geographically-dispersed BI team, focused on facilitating a company culture of innovative data driven decisions. You will work cross-functionally with managers, team leads, and data-hungry employees to provide digestible, impactful, and actionable business insights.

You’ll be heavily focused on supporting our Travel product line. Your mission is to cultivate an expert familiarity with our distinct business processes and flows, with the ultimate goal of empowering employees with the insights necessary to excel. By combining your business acumen with your unparalleled knowledge of our multiple underlying data models, you will build flexible reports and dashboards. These tools will be optimized to serve most day-to-day business needs and will ensure that our deliverables meet the highest possible caliber of data integrity.

Intrigued? Read on for more details.

What will you achieve in the next 12 months?

• Observe data needs and usage across departments and keep your colleagues informed of the latest improvements in our data reporting systems. Be an advocate for data and data governance across the organization.

• Build, maintain, and improve upon models and dashboards in Looker, ensuring that every team feels confident in finding what they need and is informed in their decision-making. Consistent and thorough documentation of key fields and tables will be essential for driving engagement within the organization.

• Prepare comprehensive reports and analyses in response to ad hoc data and insight requests and as part of your own explorative curiosity.

• Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure that data and reporting in our systems is accurate and effective

Requirements What skills will you need most? This role will require someone to be especially strong in these areas:

• Problem solving and analytical abilities the ability to understand a problem, break it down and execute to provide the answer. Beyond analyzing the problem in its own right, you must be able to triage incoming problems and discern the relative importance and urgency of new and existing problems in order to prioritize your work effectively.

• Working with complex SQL statements and LookML files.

• Proactive communication.

• Ability to connect and apply learnings from one group to another across the organization, including meta-analyses of our own work

• If you’ve done APIs in Python or with other back-end languages such as Java or C++, such skills are highly desirable.

• If you’ve used Looker or similar BI tools, we’d definitely like to talk!

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Senior Artificial Intelligence (AI) Architect (Deadline 30th June, 2020)

Summary
This position is for a Senior Artificial Intelligence (AI) Architect. The mission of the AI group is to foster collaborations across the product groups at the HQ. This group helps to solve the organization’s most difficult challenges based on leading AI and machine learning technologies. We work with business partners in order to identify specific business problems to which artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques can be applied. The group is also chartered with exploring the boundaries of big data analytics both in existing business units as well as emerging opportunities including areas in robotics, machine vision, UAVs, speech processing, and Blockchain/Distributed Ledger technologies.

We are looking for an experienced technical contributor to lead at the forefront of cutting-edge artificial intelligence applications. You will build AI systems and explore conceptually new solutions in a fast-paced environment. You will be at the heart of a growing and exciting focus area and work with variety of its business units (including manufacturing, security services, industrial equipment and asset management, as well as other units) to apply artificial intelligence techniques to our most difficult problems.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Utilize Artificial Intelligence(AI) and big data analysis methods to work within cross-functional teams to engage the internal clients and broader customer base, comprehend the internal client’s problems, develop strategic analytical products, support requirements analysis, inform the creation of strategic plans for business transformation, including understanding clients’ most complex business challenges, architecting a solution that delivers a measurable outcome, testing the solution, and implementing the transformation.
  • Apply extensive domain expertise and business acumen to develop multiple insights and theories for complex problems in the Industrial, Manufacturing and Security spaces that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity and deep understanding of existing methods and solutions.
  • Extract qualitative and quantitative relationships, including patterns and trends from a wide variety of data.
  • Use technical and analytical expertise to explore and examine data from multiple disparate Big Data sources with the goal of discovering patterns and previously hidden insights that can provide a competitive advantage or address a pressing mission problem.
  • Analyze and implement analysis infrastructure and tools, analytic workflow processes, and complex data visualizations and leverage foundational comprehension of mathematical and statistical concepts, algorithm development, feature engineering, model selection, training testing and validation of different models, pipeline generation, and domain expertise to bridge the gap between decision makers and technical experts, ensuring data or modeling solutions meet business requirements.
  • Contribute to the development of strategies for deploying AI techniques into existing business, development of road map and requirements analysis considering both AI and business potential analysis.
  • Develop new concepts and experiments for variety of these ideas, translate these ideas into executable action plans, and communicate these plans to a diverse client base.
  • Offer technical mentorship to develop younger talent within the group.

Qualifications

  • MS or PhD in computer science, electrical engineering, applied mathematics, data science, physics, statistics or related field
  • 5+ years of experience with data analysis in high performance computing, machine learning, big data analysis or related areas, deep understanding of machine learning and cloud services like AWS
  • Deep expertise in neural networks, convolutional neural networks, random forests, classifiers, feature representations, AI / Artificial Intelligence and/or related techniques.
  • Confident in the development of quantitative models for Industrial systems (reliability data, sensor data) supply chain big data analysis, revenue forecasting, or similar problems using machine learning.
  • Experience in modern machine learning approaches and statistics. Advanced proficiency with at least one statistical computing language for data analysis, such as R or Python
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal clients or other quantitative analysts and programmers using expertise in hardware or software technologies.
  • Experienced in bringing AI systems into production and working with production teams.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An understanding of industry and technology trends in said area of application (security, manufacturing, consumer products and supply chain).
  • Experience with providing project management support for large data analytics and data quality management projects, including providing planning, scheduling, and deployment support.
  • Experience with working in a big data environment and addressing data operations and quality issues therein.
  • Knowledge of relational database concepts, data mining, data warehouses, decision support tools, and programming languages, including SQL, SAP, etc.
  • Ability to accommodate some travel, if necessary.

All resumes to be uploaded at the link below

Candidates

Senior.AWS Cloud Engineer (Deadline 30th June 2020)

As a Snr.AWS Cloud Engineer, you will help to realize high-end technology solutions for our clients in the Financial Services space. You will design, architect, develop and roll out the solutions using modern technology & ways of working along with your team. Moreover, in this hands-on consultant role you will engage in business development, as well as in building and maintaining client relationships.

What are we looking for in you?
With your techno-functional leadership skills coupled with the ability to lead the design, planning and implementation of cloud/big data solutions, you will be passionate about the change we are making as disruptors and contributors of this ever – changing digital landscape.
You will translate the client’s business requirements into application design, leveraging your experience in establishing high and mid-level project plans and leading risk and estimation efforts.
Supporting business development and proposal work will come naturally to you; and this combined with your ability to verify technical feasibility and validation solution options for requirements, you will create a direct impact with us!
Do you have the following?
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Proven ability to lead technical track of 10+ software engineers
  • 7+ years of experience in systems integration, custom development, and package implementation (commercial / open-source)
  • Experience with one or more leading cloud platforms across SaaS and PaaS including Amazon AWS, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
  • 3+ years of experience delivering and supporting distributed applications, data analytics platforms and tools (e.g. database design, data warehouse, metadata management, search and text analytics, SAS, R, BI tools)
  • A strong background in application development using service oriented architecture and 12-factor methodology of building software as a service cloud-native apps
  • Familiarity with cloud migration frameworks
  • Experience with BI and Analytics tools (e.g. Apache Spark, Firehouse), data warehousing and data repositories (e.g. Snowflake, Redshift, Hadoop), cloud based analytical platforms, search and text Analytics and a variety of data management and data integration platforms and tools
  • Experience with current software best practices, including continuous integration, continuous deployment, design/architectural patterns, agile methodologies, and the DevOps mindset
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure domains including data centers, networks, storage, servers, service monitoring and end user computing
  • Understanding of modern frontend development languages and frameworks
  • Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Experience in delivering against tight timelines
  • Relevant advanced cloud certifications

Must be flexible to travel and capable of working remotely.

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Candidates

Snr. Go developer (Deadline 30th June, 2020)

Job Description:

We are looking for a Go developer, to be a key member of a dynamic, forward-thinking and ambitious software engineering team. This team is responsible for the design, development, and support of our digital monetization platform. In this role, you will utilize your years of experience to design and implement software that is maintainable, scalable, and highly testable with automation.

This is not “just” a back-end development role; This person will be required to write a ton of data serving APIs in a serverless, stateless architecture feeding our data engine. Someone who needs no hand holding and is quite comfortable being the point person on complex projects. Someone that can code circles around most people. You built it, you own it, and are confident with the outcome.

What you will do:

· You will have freedom to collaborate and perform at the highest level and still have time to pursue your personal passions.
· Work with an extended team of back-end developers to develop creative & unique ways of driving growth through product and funnel optimization.
· Participate in the complete life-cycle of product features: inception, design, development, deployment & optimization.

What we are looking for in you:

· Extreme attention to detail, and the ability to resolve operational issues through quick thinking, problem solving and appropriate action.
· 4-6 years of experience developing medium to large scale back-end or web applications in a team-based environment.
· Excellent project management abilities, capable of prioritizing and handling multiple projects simultaneously under time constraints.
· The ability to work directly with front-end developers, data analysts, and an email marketing team, to address their requests & solve issues related to our front-end application, data warehousing & reporting systems, email marketing systems, etc.

Required skill sets:

* Very strong understanding of the Go programming language
· Strong understanding of:
o Pointers
o Data serialization: JSON, XML, etc
o Concurrency
o Testing: unit,integration, system
o RESTful APIs:developing highly performant API endpoints and integrating with partner/third party API endpoints
o Debugging: backend application code, OS/infrastructure issues, frontend code specific to backend API calls
o Linux: cli(shell), configuration, scripting, performance tuning
o MySQL: queries,indexes, schema optimization
o NoSQL: concepts
o Scalability: code, architectures, data storage
o Job queue systems: queues, async worker processing
o Environments: dev, staging, production, and general deployment practices
o GIT:fundamentals, code review / pull requests, merge conflicts etc.
· Thorough documentation: in code when needed, git issues, etc.
· Great communication skills
· A very strong ability to refactor code & enjoy doing it
· Willingness to address/resolve production infrastructure issues “on call”, if issues arise
· Build reusable code and libraries for future use

All resumes to be uploaded at the link below

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Apprenticeship program (Deadline 30th June, 2020)

At Plugin Africa, we envision a world where African Software Engineers achieve great things!

Our Apprentices Program is geared towards new developers without professional coding experience and provides the tools and guidance to get ramped up to working in a production environment. The Apprentice Program will be a 24 month (~40 hour/week) unpaid contract position here at P.I.A office in Mombasa, with the potential for a full time offer to join our Engineering team.

We are looking for hard-working individuals who love to learn and are hungry to improve their abilities. You will be paired with a team of fantastic engineers working on a specific product or objective, and get an opportunity to hone your skills in a collaborative setting. Plugin Africa is committed to fostering a sense of community, supporting each other, and growing together.

The apprenticeship program is designed to run concurrently with theory studies offered by online institutions with Plugin Africa providing the practical training facility to complement classroom learning. These training components provide the necessary combination of knowledge and skills to enable the apprentices to graduate as well rounded and qualified Software Engineers

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What we look for:

Undergrads with  appropriate grades aspiring to become Software Engineer’s in the following disciplines:

  • Application Software Engineer
  • Systems Software Engineer

Our business needs dictate how many apprenticeship places by discipline are made available at each intake.

To be considered you must:

  • have successfully completed Bsc In Computer Science or related field with a min of 1st class honors (preferred) or 2nd class upper
  • be proactive and self disciplined
  • Has passion for coding
  • Have basic coding knowledge
  • between 18yrs – 24yrs of age
  • be a Kenya citizen.

HOW TO APPLY:

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Candidates

Submissions are due June 30th 2020

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DevOps specialist with KUBERNETES migration and building process experience required (Deadline 30th June, 2020)

JOB specs (Deadline 30th June, 2020)

Branch: IT & Services, Software-Development

Employment Type: Contract basis

Workplace: Mombasa, Kenya.

Work experience: min 5+ years in software development DevOp (3+ yrs with Kubernetes/Dockers/AWS)

Education: Bachelor of Science or similar

 

Responsibilities
1. Preparing Infrastructure
2. Writing Dockerfiles and Kubernetes-Manifests
3. Support on build process & deploy process
4. DI/CD with Jenkins
5. Support on creating migration concept
6. Workshop for DevOp
7. Conduct design and code reviews
8. Analyse and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various components

Required Skills
– Must be familiar with Linux and Mac Environment
– Must be familiar with Tools such as: docker, kubectl, Jenkins, Fastlane.io, GITLab
– Must be familiar with Consoles such as: Dockerfiles, Bash-Scripts, Python-Scripts, JSON-Files,
YAML-Files
– Must have expeirience with iOS: Build Scripts for Mac, Fastlane.io
– Must have experience with Android: Build Scripts, Fastlane.io
– Experience in test driven development and testing tools
– Knowledge of functional programming
– Fluent in English

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