Safaricom Machine Learning Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Safaricom Machine Learning Engineer Jobs in Kenya


  • We are pleased to announce the following Position of a Machine Learning Engineer in the Digital IT Department within the Technology Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

  • Reporting to the Big Data & CVM Lead, the position holder will design, build, deliver and/or optimize machine learning systems. This entails performing statistical analysis to resolve data problems and enhancing model accuracy and performance.


  • Design, architect and build solutions and tools for the big data platform.

  • Mediate and coordinates resolution of software project deliverables using agile methodology.

  • Develop pipelines to ingest data into the big data platform based on business demands and use cases.

  • Develop analytical platforms that will be used to avail data to end users for exploration, advanced analytics and visualizations for day-to-day business reporting.

  • Provide guidance and advise to technology teams on the best use of latest technologies and designs to deliver a best-in-class platform in the most cost-effective way.

  • Develop automated monitoring solutions to be handed over to support teams to run and operate
    the platform efficiently.

  • Automate and productionize data science models on the big data engineering platform.


  • BS or MS in computer science or equivalent practical experience.

  • At least 2-3 years of coding experience in a non-university setting.

  • Experience in Object Oriented development.

  • Proficient understanding of distributed computing principles.

  • Experience in collecting, storing, processing and analyzing large volumes of data.

  • Experience with building stream-processing systems, using solutions such as Storm or Spark-Streaming.

  • Experience with various messaging systems, such as Kafka or RabbitMQ.

  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB.

  • Understanding of big data technologies: Cloudera/MapR/Hortonworks.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Safaricom Machine Learning Engineer Jobs in Kenya

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