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  • Posted: May 18, 2022
    Deadline: May 31, 2022
  • Tongston Holdings is a brand for secondary schools, educators and students who dare to think, create and sell their ideas. We exist as a holding company currently with four subsidiaries - Tongston College, Tongston Institute, Tongston Ventures and Tongston Media.
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    IT Intern - Data Scientist


    • Tongston is seeking an intern to work in the IT team of Tongston Group. It is an opportunity to be a self directed life long learner applying technology skills and knowledge into tackling real life entrepreneurial challenges for Tongston Group.
    • IT is at the heart of everything we do at Tongston. Joining us will mean being challenged to explore and be a part of driving the application of technology in Education, HR, Admin, Media, Finance, Legal, Business Development, Stakeholder Management, Data, Economics & Research amongst several other fields within the Tongston Group.
    • Whether it is working on Tongstons cryptocurrency, to integrating project management and CRM platforms, to digitizing certification, to creating comprehensive Learning Management Systems with Alumni networks for life long learning and continuous application of learning, to hosting virtual expos and summits, to setting up digital libraries, to digitizing data analytics, to integrating all our product and service offerings in a single platform as a one stop shop, you are expected to undertake tasks assigned by the Team Lead working with teams across different fields of expertise, in love upcoming or ongoing projects.

    Job Description

    • Performing explanatory data analyses, generating and testing working hypotheses, preparing and analyzing historical data and identifying patterns
    • Working with the research and economics team to develop new techniques to analyze and interpret data from documents using standard statistical tools
    • Identifying and correcting mistakes and inconsistencies in abstracted data
    • Analyzing and modeling structured data using advanced statistical methods, algorithms and software needed to perform analyses
    • Conducting project work and tests that help make informed product decisions
    • Developing comprehensive knowledge of the company’s data structures and metrics, advocating change where needed for product development
    • Building data architecture
    • Assisting with the design, development, testing, and deployment of Machine Learning (ML) models and ML-backed product offerings

    Skills and Knowledge:

    • Good understanding of server & desktop hardware/ operating systems, networks, firewalls and load balancers, telecoms, etc.
    • Cross functional Knowledge
    • Familiarity with data modelling, including regression models
    • Good knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server
    • Good knowledge of Networking technologies and concepts
    • Familiarity managing some enterprise-class business applications such as: Enterprise resource planning, Human resources management SharePoint, information technology service management, Customer relationship management systems, Content management, document management systems
    • Good understanding of IT security and Data protection
    • Good understanding of Cloud and mobile technology

    Who is this Role for?

    • Existing software developers
    • Undergraduate Students
    • Students seeking SIWES or internship placements
    • Recent graduates seeking NYSC placement
    • Graduates seeking Post-NYSC experience
    • Students seeking industry experience
    • Graduates of software development or tech focused learning programs such as Andela, Utiva, Tech Stars, Alt School Africa etc. Looking to apply their skills in tackling real life entrepreneurial and business challenges in a corporate setting across multiple functions.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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