Data Fellow, Kampala

Last update 2024-07-22
Expires 2024-08-22
ID #2201686692
Data Fellow, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified June 21, 2024


We are seeing an increasing gap in awareness and adoption of AI in Low- and Middle Income Countries (LMICs), which can lead to long-term and irreversible digital divide b/w LMICs and High Income Countries.

At Dalberg Data Insights, we democratize AI access for  impactful organizations by:(i) Designing AI/data strategies and solutions(ii) Providing AI literacy training to our clients and partners (iii)Piloting AI/data solutions (iv)Consulting on Responsible AI practices(v) Developing & scaling advanced AI analysts and advisors, aia2, designed to transform data into actionable insights  For example, we have built an AI platform called augment.

Impact which enables us to efficiently build AI analysts and advisors, aia2, so they can easily analyze and interpret data for greater productivity and impact.

Dalberg  Data  Insights is the  AI and Data Science entity of the  Dalberg  Group.  We are a global group working tobuild a more inclusive and sustainable world where all people, everywhere, can reach their fullest potential.

Comprised of  Dalberg Advisors, Dalberg Data Insights, Dalberg Design, Dalberg Implement, Dalberg Media, and Dalberg  Research, our businesses approach problems differently and work together to create impact on ascale.

Established in 2001 by experienced private sector consultants,  Dalberg operates from 29 worldwide locations.

For more information, please visit  Dalberg.

The Role As a Data Fellow, you will become an active member of a team that is working on an ongoing project and learn first-hand what it takes to build impactful data solutions.

Your responsibilities will include: You will rotate between different Data Science and Project  Management roles, thereby receiving a unique overview of how different functions operate within a successful project.

The Data Fellowship program will help you to discover your strengths and use them to grow into the job that fits you best.

As entrepreneurship and creativity is highly valued at DDI, we also encourage Data  Fellows to drive their own initiatives related to data for development.  The fellowship program is 6 months long and full-time employment (USD 21,000 - 25,000 p.a.) will be offered to the top performers.

Ideal Profile You want to be building data tools and inclusive data ecosystems to help the public and development actorsmake better decisions.

You aspire to tackle global issues, from the spread of pandemics to climate change toyouth unemployment, ensuring no population is left behind.

You are a problem solver and a committed entrepreneur.

You go the extra mile to excel professionally.

You are curious and a fast learner.  You are disciplined and attentive to data systems.

You are passionate about designing algorithms to solve pressing problems using (big) data and pride yourself on being up to date with the latest trends in the data engineeringfield.  You are comfortable picking up any programming language or software and can learn quickly.

You are curious about using new software engineering approaches to make customer-oriented solutions better, more stable, and scalable.

You are self-driven, agile and can work independently and on multiple engagementssimultaneously.

You do not shy away from working in multicultural and multi-location teams.

You valuediversity.

Qualifications,  Skills, and  Experience: The ideal candidate must hold a master's degree in Data science,  Engineering, or similar0-2 years of experience working with digital solutions that may involve big data Experience solving analytical problems using quantitative or systematic approaches Curious, resourceful, confident under pressure, and comfortable working in a fast-paced, growth- orientedenvironment Self-driven, agile and able to work independently and on multiple engagements simultaneously Build algorithms and design experiments to merge, manage, massive pipes of data Automating analyses and authoring data pipelines Helping to design and implement complex data systems Design, build and scale server-side applications Design and build front-end applications Communicate your ideas and rationale to the project manager or client and see concepts through to the finaldesign deliverable.

Comfortable with multiple object-oriented languages, including  Python,  Java,  Java Script as well as scriptinglanguages like  SQL, HTML, CSSAbility to design and build complex applications on back or front-end Deep statistical knowledge is a plus Excellent written and verbal communication skills in  English to effectively liaise with the stakeholders of the region What's on Offer?Great work environment Opportunity to make a positive impact Excellent career development opportunities

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Data fellow

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