Data Scientist | Travel Lounge Nigeria


Travel Lounge's vision is to be the foremost traveller community platform within Nigeria and Diaspora. A big part of this vision is to grow the number of members that use the platform especially the sharing of unique travel experiences and marketplace items.

To validate certain features and tools on our platform, while trying to figure out the best channel to reach out to every market segment as established in our plans, we require the support of a data scientist.

As a data scientist, you'll work closely with the project manager to devise appropriate measurements and metrics, design random experiments and analyse unstructured data including users behaviour such as heat maps clicks, etc.

Your primary assignment will require you to find a low-cost sustainable growth model based on our long-term vision.

You will be responsible for figuring out channels that are most likely to increase growth by analysing structured and unstructured datasets collected from different mediums such as Google, Hotjar, Social Media platforms, etc.

You will be required to create charts, presentations, daily, weekly and monthly reports, offering short and long term suggestions on marketing efforts.

Our team is small. As such, we expect you to show the right aptitude and attitude towards learning. Ability to produce results based on simple instructions, work unsupervised and passionate about data analysis. Some background knowledge of data mining techniques, spatial-temporal clustering, analytics, statistics, programming, social media APIs, and advanced Excel tools.

Preferably, we want you to be educated to University level with a degree in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Psychology, English Language, Electrical Engineering or any science related degree with a genuine interest in a Technology-driven process related Startups.

This is a contract/associate position suitable for a North American (or Nigerian*) based entrepreneur willing to join our team as a key member. Based on your performance and work ethic after the first six months, we might be able to offer you a major leadership role as well as equity within the company.

For more information and application: Jobs@TravelLounge.ng - Please use the position as the subject.

* Must have been schooled or lived in Europe or North America at some point in his/her life.