The Position

Lori is seeking a Senior Data Scientist to join our product team based in Nairobi. Are you interested in applying your strong quantitative analysis and big data skills to world‑changing problems? Are you interested in driving the development of methods, models and systems for state‑of‑the‑art transportation systems? If so, then this is the job for you


  • Collaborate with back and front‑end engineers on data requirements for integration and BI applications

  • Create automated processes through stored procedures utilizing T‑SQL

  • Build and maintain SQL scripts, indexes, and complex queries for data analysis and extraction

  • Work with PM to engineer new pricing and relevance models

  • Train new automated agents to streamline operational processes

  • Develop new matching models to match shipments

  • Develop machine learning infrastructure

You may also work on:

  • Recommendation Systems

  • Forecasting/Time Series

  • Marketplace Dynamics

  • Data Analysis

  • Operations Research


  • Degree(s) in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, AI, Applied Mathematics, Statistics,

  • Operations Research, or other relevant fields with 4+ years of business experience

  • Advanced programming skills with modern languages including but not limited to R, Python, C#, Java, Scala and Go

  • Experience building and working with data pipelines

  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively

  • Python/Javascript (Node.js) experience a plus

  • Knowledge of leading AI/ML techniques and frameworks such as Tensorflow, Chainer, PyTorch, and Caffe a big plus

Qualified applicants are invited to email their CV to Lori HR at: