Kobo360 Recent Job Recruitment (8 Positions)

Kobo360 Recent Job Recruitment (8 Positions)

 

Kobo360 is a tech-enabled digital logistics platform that aggregates end-to-end haulage operations to help cargo owners, truck owners and drivers, and cargo recipients to achieve an efficient supply chain framework. Through an all-in-one robust logistics ecosystem, Kobo uses big data and technology to reduce logistics frictions, empowering rural farmers to earn more by reducing farm wastages and helping manufacturers of all sizes to find new markets

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Data Science Engineer

Location: Nigeria

Job Description
•We are looking for a data scientist that will help us discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data, and help us make smarter decisions to deliver even better products. Your primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high-quality prediction systems integrated with our products.

Responsibilities

•Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques
•Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
•Extending the company’s data with third-party sources of information when needed
•Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
•Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
•Doing the ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
•Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance

Skills and Qualifications
•Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.
•Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab, etc. Excellence in at least one of these is highly desirable
•Great communication skills
•Experience with data visualisation tools, such as D3.js, GGplot, etc.
•Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig
•Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase
•Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
•Good scripting and programming skills
•Data-oriented personality

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: careers@kobo360.com

Note: Even though no degree is listed, we certainly appreciate you may have one. But in this business, what matters is what you can do. You will certainly like to be part of this. So, apply.

Job Title: Data Engineer

Location: Nigeria

Job Description

•We are looking for a Data Engineer that will work on collecting, storing, processing, and analyzing huge sets of data.
•The primary focus will be on choosing optimal solutions to use for these purposes, then maintaining, implementing, and monitoring them.
•You will also be responsible for integrating them with the architecture used across the company.

Responsibilities

•Selecting and integrating any Data tools and frameworks required to provide requested capabilities
•Implementing the ETL process
•Monitoring performance and advising any necessary infrastructure changes
•Defining data retention policies

Skills and Qualifications

•Proficient understanding of distributed computing principles
•Management of Hadoop cluster, with all included services {{unless you are going to have specific Big Data DevOps roles for this}}
•Ability to solve any ongoing issues with operating the cluster {{unless you are going to have specific Big Data DevOps roles for this}}
•Proficiency with Hadoop v2, MapReduce, HDFS
•Experience with building stream-processing systems, using solutions such as Storm or Spark-Streaming {{if stream-processing is relevant for the role}}
•Good knowledge of Big Data querying tools, such as Pig, Hive, and Impala
•Experience with Spark {{if you are including or planning to include it}}
•Experience with integration of data from multiple data sources
•Experience with NoSQL databases, such as HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB
•Knowledge of various ETL techniques and frameworks, such as Flume
•Experience with various messaging systems, such as Kafka or RabbitMQ
•Experience with Big Data ML toolkits, such as Mahout, SparkML, or H2O {{if you are going to integrate Machine Learning in your Big Data infrastructure}}
•Good understanding of Lambda Architecture, along with its advantages and drawbacks
•Experience with Cloudera/MapR/Hortonwork

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@kobo360.com

Note: Even though no degree is listed, we certainly appreciate you may have one. But in this business, what matters is what you can do. You will certainly like to be part of this. So, apply.

Job Title: Back-End Engineer

Location: Nigeria

Job Description
•We are looking for a Back-End Web Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users.
•Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end.
•You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by other developers into the application. A basic understanding of front-end technologies is therefore necessary as well.

Responsibilities

•Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server-side logic
•Building reusable code and libraries for future use
•Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
•Implementation of security and data protection
•Design and implementation of data storage solutions

Skills and Qualifications
•Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
•Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors, such as LESS and SASS
•Understanding accessibility and security compliance
•User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
•Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
•Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes
•Data migration, transformation, and scripting
•Setup and administration of backups
•Outputting data in different formats
•Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
•Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
•Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
•Proficient knowledge of a back-end programming language one or more of PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET, JavaScript etc.
•Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
•Proficient understanding of OWASP security principles
•Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@kobo360.com

Job Title: Front End Engineer

Location: Nigeria

Job Description
•We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application.
•You will work with the UI/UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.

Responsibilities
•Develop new user-facing features
•Build reusable code and libraries for future use
•Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
•Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
•Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
•Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Skills and Qualifications
•Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
•Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
•Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
•Good understanding of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS etc.
•Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
•Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
•Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as {{Git / Mercurial / SVN}}
•Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that the application will adhere to them.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@kobo360.com

Note: Even though no degree is listed, we certainly appreciate you may have one. But in this business, what matters is what you can do. You will certainly like to be part of this. So, apply.

Job Title: User Experience (UX) Designer

Location: Nigeria

Job Description

•We are looking for a user experience (UX) designer able to understand our business requirements and any technical limitations, as well as be responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups and prototypes. The UX designer will also be expected to design the overall functionality of the product, and in order to ensure a great user experience, iterate upon it in accordance with user-testing.

Responsibilities
•Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
•Facilitate the client’s product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products.
•Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
•Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
•Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
•Take a user-centred design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
•Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
•Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas.

Requirements
•Three or more years of UX design experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex solutions for complete digital environments.
•Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Axure, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Framer, and the like is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus.
•Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.
•Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
•A solid grasp of user-centred design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.
•Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.
•Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.
•A clear understanding of the importance of user-centred design and design thinking.
•Ability to work effectively in a team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.
•Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model, to regularly deliver design solutions for approval.
•Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.
•Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
•Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: careers@kobo360.com

Note: Even though no degree is listed, we certainly appreciate you may have one. But in this business, what matters is what you can do. You will certainly like to be part of this. So, apply.

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Nigeria

Candidate Requirements
The candidate should:
•Be a chartered accountant with 4-5 years experience as a financial accountant;
•Be conversant with IFRS standards and their applications;
•Be able to process transactions and prepare financial statements in accordance with IFRS standards;
•Be conversant with Nigerian tax laws, be able to compute taxes and file tax returns;
•Have hands-on experience using accounting software such as sage, quickbooks, etc;
•Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages, especially Excel.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: careers@kobo360.com

Note: Even though no degree is listed, we certainly appreciate you may have one. But in this business, what matters is what you can do. You will certainly like to be part of this. So, apply.

Job Title: Quality Assurance Engineer

Location: Nigeria

Job Description
•When building software, you go through many stages. From initial requirements to product launch, it’s integral to ensure that everything works according to specification.
•That’s why we’re looking for a quality assurance engineer to help us maintain our world-renowned level of quality and reliability.
•By joining our team, you will take part in various projects, assessing software quality by designing and implementing software testing processes. You will take ownership of code quality through exploratory and automated tests. You will hunt bugs, identify issues, report them, and see that they’re dealt with.
•There are no shortcuts in achieving greatness: It’s a lot of work. But once you’re at the top, you’ll enjoy the view.

Responsibilities
•Review and analyze requirements, specifications, and technical design documents, providing timely feedback
•Develop detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans and test cases
•Prioritize and plan testing activities
•Design, develop and execute automated tests
•Identify and report issues found, then verify that issues are resolved
•Perform regression testing

Skills:
•Proven work experience in software quality assurance
•Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
•Hands-on experience with automated testing tools such as selenium, appium, JMeter and load runner.
•A keen eye for detail and a commitment to excellence
•Be willing to help your teammates, share your knowledge with them, and learn from them
•Be open to receiving constructive feedback and turning it into process improvements

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: careers@kobo360.com

Note: Even though no degree is listed, we certainly appreciate you may have one. But in this business, what matters is what you can do. You will certainly like to be part of this. So, apply.

Job Title: Machine Learning Engineer

Location: Nigeria
Job Description

•We are looking for an expert in machine learning to help us extract value from our data. You will lead all the processes from data collection, cleaning, and preprocessing, to training models and deploying them to production.
•The ideal candidate will be passionate about artificial intelligence and stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the field.

Responsibilities
•Understanding business objectives and developing models that help to achieve them, along with metrics to track their progress
•Managing available resources such as hardware, data, and personnel so that deadlines are met
•Analyzing the ML algorithms that could be used to solve a given problem and ranking them by their success probability
•Exploring and visualizing data to gain an understanding of it, then identifying differences in data distribution that could affect performance when deploying the model in the real world
•Verifying data quality, and/or ensuring it via data cleaning
•Supervising the data acquisition process if more data is needed
•Finding available datasets online that could be used for training
•Defining validation strategies
•Defining the preprocessing or feature engineering to be done on a given dataset
•Defining data augmentation pipelines
•Training models and tuning their hyperparameters
•Analyzing the errors of the model and designing strategies to overcome them
•Deploying models to production

Skills:
•Proficiency with a deep learning framework such as TensorFlow or Keras
•Proficiency with Python and basic libraries for machine learning such as sci-kit-learn and pandas
•Expertise in visualizing and manipulating big datasets
•Proficiency with OpenCV
•Familiarity with Linux
•Ability to select hardware to run an ML model with the required latency.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@kobo360.com

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