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Data Science Manager

Posting Country:  Egypt
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term Contract

Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

In Vodafone, our vision is set on preserving our prestigious position as the leading company in telecom industry. As a company of out-of-box thinkers with outstanding visions, we want our future greatness to rest on robust foundations of data-driven decisions.
Toward accomplishing this, we’re looking for a brilliant, business-driven number-cruncher Data Science Manager, who would be responsible to drive the initiatives of our data science team. 

Role Responsibilities

•Establishes, leads and mentors a team of Data Scientists.
•Performing people management responsibility.
•Be responsible of technology and platforms vision.
•Works closely with “Data Products’ Owners” for setting up use-cases priorities, Budget and back log.
•Direct contact with organization stakeholders to identify and define opportunities for spreading data-driven in business.
•Works closely with Technology teams to design, build, test, deploy, maintain and improve technology solutions and models.
•Collects and determines data from appropriate sources to assist in determining business needs and requirements.
•Interacts with both Data Engineers and business owners for satisfying the use-case requirements
•when it comes to methodologies, standards and processes. He/ She Follows and embraces best practices
•Spread Design Thinking and Agile methodologies
•Mine and analyze data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement of product development, marketing techniques and business strategies.
•Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.
•Builds tunes and deploys predictive statistical models for extracting business insights.
•Exploits ML for developing business use-cases

Requirements:

•Bachelor degree in Economics, Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Operations Research, or related discipline with excellent academic record.
•Solid understanding of foundational statistics concepts and ML algorithms: linear/logistic regression, random forest, boosting, GBM, NNs, etc.
•6+ years of relevant work experience and 2+ years in team management.
•Experiences in build data science solution with real business problems. (e.g. recommendation building, customer journey, Customer experience enhancement, etc).
•Fluency in at least one of the following languages: Python, Java, Scala, R.
•Ability to access, manage, transfer, integrate and analyze complex datasets, especially using sql and no-sql.
•Experience with scikit-learn and pandas (or equivalent tools).

Preferred: 

•Master (+3 years) or PhD degree (preferred) in computer science, statistics, neuroscience, engineering, mathematics, or physics.
•Experience with working on large data sets, especially with Hadoop and Spark.
•Experience with advanced ML models and concepts: HMMs, deep learning, regularization etc.
•Experience with distributed databases such as Hive, Impala, Redis, etc.

 

Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.