Data Scientist

Company:
Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

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ABOUT AKHILE DIGITAL

Akhile Digital, subsidiary of the Akhile Group, is an ambitious and fast-growing software house and consultancy specializing in decision support systems and machine learning with Local Government clients across South Africa. We build a unique company driven by a mission to improve our society and environment with decision support systems focused on sustainability. Our flagship product is called MST (Municipal Sustainability Tool) and was recently nominated as a finalist in the Western Cape Digital Innovation Challenge.

We constantly have new and challenging projects that includes analyze super interesting residential and income classification data, tribal area data, municipal services data, satellite images, and then develop solutions to address sustainable water funding models or socio-economic classification models. Our projects are not only an opportunity to test our skills in difficult statistical, algorithmic, and technological problems but also an opportunity to learn how our clients work from the inside.

Tech Stack that you can expect in Akhile Digital: R, Shiny, JavaScript, Plumber, Tidy models, Docker, Git, Azure, HTML, CSS/ SAAS, Plotly, Leaflet.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVE

We are growing fast and that is why we are now looking for a new R/Shiny Developer to join our team.

At Akhile Digital, you can expect a flat organizational structure. There are currently 10 of us in a tech team, and each person has their own specialization, so the selection of projects and people who work on client tasks is flexible and depends on who has time to take on additional tasks at any given moment. We have other R/Shiny specialists, Frontend Developers, Full stacks, DevOps and Business Analysts in our team - you will have the opportunity to meet and work with each of them.

We are looking for a post graduate whose experience and knowledge will enrich our team and allow us to take new directions.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creating, maintaining, and developing R/Shiny applications;
  • Providing scalability, security, and modern UI/UX with custom R packages;
  • Analyzing and visualizing data;
  • Developing & scale Shiny apps;
  • Creating useful R/Shiny packages and custom internal tooling; and
  • Hosting workshops and creating tutorials with other team members to teach others what we have learned.

SKILLS

  • Have an experience with R programming and building interactive R/Shiny applications;
  • You are familiar with GIT;
  • You can work as an independently in medium-sized projects or provide advice for other developers;
  • You have proven track of end-to-end testing of their Shiny APPs;
  • You are passionate about what machine learning and statistical models can do for business and society; and
  • You have a relevant post-graduate qualification.

WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU

  • Market related salary;
  • Incentives for learning and development that help you grow;
  • Remote work with flexible working hours;
  • Projects that have a real impact on the citizens of our country;
  • Opportunity to work with clients where you can see how data science is used; and
  • Opportunity to develop yourself as a Shiny expert in a data science community.

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT DURING THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS?

  • Screening call with Talent Manager
  • Home assignment
  • Interview with CTO

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