We are Aya Data, we provide data labelling services to companies with machine learning projects to enable them to train their ML models.
We are looking for an experienced Data Scientist to a) be a technical lead in discussions with clients who need data labelling services and b) set up a world class ML consulting function within our business. The ML consulting function will be a first in Ghana, and it will advise clients on how to effectively deliver ML projects e.g. how to structure them, what data is needed at each stage of the life cycle, how to increase model efficacy etc.
You'll be working directly with the Co-founders to develop this new function. As revenue grows the role will evolve into a team lead position with junior data scientists hired under the candidate.
Ghana is a place where talent thrives but career opportunities do not (it takes a university grad an average of 7 years to get a professional job in Accra).
Aya Data the solution to this disparity, founded to create opportunity where talent already exists.
Coupling our impact ambitions with the exponentially growing demand for labelled data - our mission is to provide world-class data labelling services whilst supporting Ghana’s youth by creating good jobs and developing meaningful skills.
As well as creating tens of thousands of jobs – our vision is to create a centre for excellent in Artificial Intelligence in West Africa, and in doing so contribute to the lasting positive global impact of AI.
Help us to develop Aya Data from a labelling service provider, into a full stack Machine Learning and AI consultancy – with the capability to develop and deploy ML solutions. Ultimately you'll have the opportunity to manage a growing team of Data Scientists and contribute to growing a business unit from scratch.
What you'll be working on
At Aya we practice what we preach. You'll do some of the most impactful work of your career, and we'll sort the boring bits.
💸 Competitive salary ($1.5-3k) + commission on consulting projects
📅 Flexible working - we're serious about life-work balance
🏖 Minimum of 25 days of holidays a year