We are looking for talented developers to build out the best damn big data team in Africa.
You will :
Work with a firehose of data
Build state-of-the-art statistical models
Touch all aspects of the business
Brainstorm new ideas and concepts
Work with teammates on design, and code reviews
Build real time systems that integrate with the rest of our stack
We expect you to : Be creative
Use the data, Luke
And take pride in your work
Computer Science degree (alternatively a degree in a related field with work experience as a software engineer)
Strong Mathematical or Statistical experience
Commercial software experience
Experience with Hadoop / Spark / R
Machine Learning / Data Mining / Big Data experience
MSc (or even PhD) in a related field
The Environment :
takealot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.
com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa
We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback / new ideas on where we can improve
We are short on ego and high on output
We are doers and not only thinkers, its all in the execution after all
We love what we do and what we are creating
The Team :
A small, highly skilled team (2x PhDs and 1x MSc-in-progress)
A high degree of autonomy
Maintains links with academia
The Company :
takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard working people to join us.
We offer market-related benefits, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.