Fenix International Data Scientist Jobs in Uganda

Fenix International is a next-generation energy and technology company. Our mission is to improve the quality of life of our customers through inclusive energy and financial services.


Our flagship product, Fenix Power, is a modular, lease-to-own solar home system financed through affordable installments from just $0.11 per day. We use real-time transaction data to create a next-generation credit score to finance power upgrades and other life-changing loans, unlocking modern financial services for our customers.

To date, Fenix has sold over 500,000 Solar Home Systems in Uganda, Zambia, Cote d'Ivoire, Benin, Nigeria and Mozambique, bringing clean, reliable power for lights, phones, radios, TV and much more to over 2,500,000 people.


Fenix International Data Scientist Jobs in Uganda


Responsibilities


  • Deploy and maintain data pipelines and machine learning models to predict repayment, solar system device performance, credit scoring and other metrics which are key to the business.
  • Design randomized, controlled experiments to understand levers available to improve customer repayment.
  • Perform analyses, with statistical components as appropriate, for department leaders to evaluate the impact of pilots and other interventions.
  • Leverage external data sources to help Fenix grow its business and maximise social impact on customers in emerging markets.
  • Train team members on data tools / skills to grow data capacity and culture at Fenix.


    Requirements


  • Masters or PhD in a relevant discipline (Data Science, Software Engineering, or another relevant STEM field)
  • 3+ years of industry experience
  • Strong Python, especially in a data analytics/science capacity (ex. pandas, numpy, sklearn, matplotlib)
  • Experience with experimental
    design, analysis, and interpretation of qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Ability to communicate model outputs and analyses to stakeholders at various levels of technical expertise.
  • Experience deploying predictive models at scale.
  • Keen eye for detail and thoughtful investigation of data before relying upon it.
  • Demonstrated expertise in strategic analysis to impact decisions.
  • Commitment to live and work in Uganda, East Africa
  • Thrives on teamwork.
  • Bonus: Experience with financial data, credit scoring, IoT, and/or GIS data analysis


    How to apply


    In your cover letter, please be sure to highlight the following:

  • Why you are interested in Fenix International, and
  • What excites you about this particular role.
  • Fenix offers a competitive salary and a fun, fast-paced and high-growth work environment.
  • We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.
  • We thank all candidates who choose to apply, however, only those selected for a further interview will be contacted. Deadline is Thursday 22nd August, 5:00pm.


    For more information and job application details, see; Fenix International Data Scientist Jobs in Uganda


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