Who we are?
Jumia is Africa's leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Market, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services.
It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs & CdC.
Founded in 2012, Jumia's mission is to revolutionize the concept of shopping by providing customers with the best online shopping experience through a wide range of products categories including mobiles &
tablets, computers, electronics, home & living, fashion, sports, health & beauty, grocery and others.
Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, offering excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment.
Its economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this is where Jumia steps in.
We are currently looking for talented people with a passion for emerging markets and Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey.
We are looking for an Artificial Intelligence Geek, a Machine Learning / Deep learning Engineer to help us improve our data-
driven culture and processes as we want to make Jumia a seamless experience to our users by delivering relevant results and suggestions for the right audience at the right time.
This job consists in creating the foundations of advanced decision support tools by learning and optimizing data driven solutions :
Extract and engineer information to support data preprocessing stages;
Implement / Develop algorithms to achieve robust and scalable solutions for the problem under study;
Run A / B testing processes to analyze the performance and accuracy of the developed model;
Collaborate with product and dev team to identify machine learning opportunities;
Work with the product team to define how machine learning can integrate in the main product areas (search engine, marketing newsletters, dynamic content, etc.);
Coach the development team and co-develop with them the most complex features.
Required Skills : Must have :
Must have :
Creativity & Intellectual Curiosity
Business acumen vision : Solid strategic understanding of the industry you’re working in
Strong analytical skills : SAS and / or R In-depth knowledge of at least one of these analytical tools, R is preferred.
Python Coding along with Java, Perl, or C / C++.
Hadoop Platform : Having experience with Hive or Pig is also a strong selling point. Familiarity with cloud
SQL Database / Coding : Write and execute complex queries in SQL.
Work with unstructured data
What we offer :
A unique experience in an international, entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
An unparalleled personal and professional improvement as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures
The opportunity to be part of a team full of talented people with the best backgrounds.