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Data Scientist

Engineering | Beirut, Lebanon | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

  • Based in Lebanon, Anghami is the leading music service venture created by seasoned entrepreneurs, funded with over 30 million$ by leading firms in the Middle East, with the aim to change the way music is discovered and listened to.
  • Since it's launch public launch in January 2013, Anghami has over 55 million users and growing throughout the Middle East and the world.
  • We're bringing back cool into music by allowing you to listen to all the music you love, on any device - by redefining what’s possible in the Middle East, and evolving how music is consumed. We move quickly and carefully, and we want passionate people to be part of the journey.
  • We’re looking for people willing to work hard and grow in a best of breed startup environment in a company that is undergoing tremendous success.
  • We work to maintain a healthy balance of strong senior engineers and smart junior engineers eager to develop their skills. 
  • We believe Anghami is a place to come and deliver career-defining achievements.

About this Job: 

  • We are looking for a Data Scientist with a solid background both in Statistics & Computer Science passionate about the business and experienced in gathering business requirements
  • Able to translate data-driven insights into action with story telling and visual art design skills with a hacker mindset and problem solver
  • Proactive, creative, innovative and collaborative

Requirements:

  • 2+ years experience in Business Intelligence and Data Science
  • Solid knowledge in statistics and data analysis : 
  • Statistical modeling and regression models 
  • Statistical inference : Frequentists, Bayesian, Likelihood, design based, …
  • Supervised and Unsupervised learning :  Decision Trees, Naive Bayes, Random Forests, Logistic Regression, Clustering, Dimensionality Reduction, ...
  • Solid knowledge in SQL and databases
  • Familiar with Data Warehouse and Data Marts modeling techniques: 3rd NF, Star Schema and Dimensional Modeling
  • Familiar with ETL tools and techniques : Data Extraction, Cleansing, Transformation and Integration
  • Good experience in R or Python statistical computing packages 
  • Good experience in visualization and reporting tools as well as Python or R drawing packages : ggplot2, lattice, …
  • Knowledge in developing data products using Shiny, R or Python packages and interactive graphics

Benefits:

  • We offer very competitive salaries, potential stock options, paid vacations, training and development, team building and social events, plus an attractive benefits package including health insurance. 
  • We also offer startup perks including unlimited coffee, Friday events every other week and an exciting office in Jal el Dib ☺ 
  • If you are interested in joining a team of passionate, extremely talented industry veterans in the mobile space, who like to work hard and play hard, we look forward to hearing from you soon!