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AfriSplash Remotely
Nigeria (Full remote)
Data Scientist (Contract)

Our client, a fintech startup operating across Africa, North America, and Europe is on the lookout for a contract Data Scientist with 2+ years of experience to build proof of concepts for AI-driven financial management. The contractor will be responsible for leveraging existing resources to develop use cases and a working POC for AI in the finance industry.


  • Analyze financial data and identify relevant patterns, trends, and insights.
  • Develop and train a FinGPT model using machine learning techniques.
  • Implement natural language processing (NLP) algorithms to enhance the model's capabilities.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements and understand the system integration needs.
  • Design and execute experiments to validate the model's performance and make necessary adjustments.
  • Create two proof of concept/demo models showcasing the capabilities of the FinGPT model.
  • Provide technical documentation and presentations to stakeholders, explaining the model's architecture, algorithms used, and results achieved.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong background in data analysis, machine learning, and natural language processing (NLP).
  • Proven experience in developing and training machine learning models, preferably in finance.
  • Familiarity with Open Source technologies, best practices, and policies for model development.
  • Proficiency in Python programming and relevant libraries.
  • Familiarity with NLP techniques, including sentiment analysis, named entity recognition, and text classification.
  • Solid understanding of statistical concepts and experience applying them to real-world problems.
  • Knowledge of financial markets, instruments, and datasets.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think analytically.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to present complex ideas to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work within specified timelines.

Note: This is a contract position with a specific focus on developing and integrating proof of concept/demo models. The duration of the contract will be discussed during the selection process.

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