Mastercard Data Scientist - Machine Learning Engineer Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

Mastercard Data Scientist - Machine Learning Engineer Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

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Job Title

Data Scientist / Machine Learning Engineer

  • The role will be based in the Artificial Intelligence practice within Mastercard Labs.
  • Mastercard Labs operates in a fast-paced, rapid-turnaround fashion, and projects tend to be relatively short pilots, proofs-of-concept or MVPs.
  • The successful candidate will be focused on delivering an AI / computer vision project
  • The successful candidate will be well-versed in a wide range of data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques, and will be able to make informed judgements as to the most appropriate approach to the problem at hand.

    Technical skills required include:

  • Knowledge of modern machine learning and computer vision approaches including
  • Knowledge of deep neural networks, TensorFlow and TensorFlow mobile
  • Knowledge of capture and preparation of video and image data for training
  • Deployment and management of machine vision training infrastructure on GPU clusters
  • Experience of moving machine learning models through the various stages of research, development, testing and into production
  • Experience with general good software engineering practices (agile, test-driven, etc.)
  • General software architecture (inc. back-end and

    Soft skills required include:

  • Technical team leadership - making informed technical choices
  • Project management - leading the delivery of the technical elements of the project in a timely fashion
  • Good communication and relationship skills - working with team members as well as other Stakeholders such as product managers, account teams, customers, etc.
  • Ability to work and lead a remote team


  • Post-graduate degree (MSc or PhD) in a relevant discipline preferred
  • Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.​

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 8th June 2019
  • If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting.
  • Do not include any medical or health information in this email.
  • The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Mastercard Data Scientist - Machine Learning Engineer Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

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