| The Access to Energy Institute (A2EI) is a non-profit R&D think tank that supports product development for the off-grid sector. With one R&D lab in Berlin, Germany and one customer research lab in Arusha, Tanzania, A2EI aims to be the place where off-grid innovation thrives.
About The Role
The A2EI is looking for an experienced and motivated data scientist to help with our SKGS ("Solar Killed The Generator Star") project. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with Python, including the commonly used data analyses packages (numpy, pandas, matplotlib, seaborn, ipython notebooks, etc.) as well as collaborating in a team using versioning tools (git).
He/she will be experienced in the data science workflow (pre-processing, cleaning, exploring, and finally summarizing and visualizing), and able to clearly report findings to stakeholders.
The main task of the Data Scientist will be an analytical one, where the candidate will be tasked with regularly monitoring and checking for data-quality issues within large amounts of usage data from our SKGS systems.
YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Carry out pre-processing of structured and unstructured data
Automate collection processes
Identify valuable data sources
Analyze large amounts of information to detect trends and patterns
Present information in a clear and structured way, both orally and with the help of data visualization tools
Collaborate with the engineering and the product development team
5+ years proven experience as a data scientist or data analyst
Experience in using versioning tools (git)
Experience in data extraction (e.g. API, hardware configurations)
Knowledge of Python (numpy, pandas, matplotlib, seaborn, ipython notebooks, etc.); familiarity with R, SQL and Java is an asset
Analytical mind and business acumen
Skills in statistics and algebra
Excellent communication and presentation skills
business fluent in both English and German
This position offers you the unique opportunity to make a real contribution to the success of the A2EI and to the provision of clean, reliable energy in developing countries. You will take on a broad range of tasks and will have the opportunity to develop yourself both professionally and personally. You will become part of a multicultural, highly motivated team that combines innovation and professional expertise with personal passion for sustainable energy supply and productive use solutions in developing countries.
A family-like team
Opportunities to shape policies and projects
A job/office in the heart of Kreuzberg, Berlin
Weekly team lunches
Flexible working hours for a happy work-life balance
Family friendly work atmosphere
Drinks such as fresh apple juice, coffee & milk, tea and water
Team events such as summer events or Christmas parties
Employee benefits like Occupational disability insurance and/or employer-funded company pension