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Job PostingData Scientist at Renewvia Solar Africa

Full Time Job
No location requirement (USA)
Between 4500000 - 6000000 KES Per Year

What will you do in this job?

Job Title: Data Scientist

Location: Nairobi or Lagos (This role does not offer relocation; you must be in area for this role however, role will be mostly remote with your ability to travel to project sites as needed)

Renewvia ( is seeking a talented and motivated data scientist to join our team. The data scientist will play a crucial role in the development and operation of our Rural Microgrid Development and Operation Model. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing data-driven solutions to improve our renewable energy projects across Africa.


  • Design, develop, and implement data-driven solutions to improve the efficiency, reliability, and performance of our renewable energy projects.
  • Collaborate with project teams to collect, analyze, and interpret data from various sources.
  • Build and maintain databases, particularly in MySQL, to support data collection, storage, and analysis.
  • Develop data visualizations and dashboards using Microsoft PowerBI to communicate insights to project teams and stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain web-based applications using JavaScript, particularly Node.JS, to support data collection, processing, and analysis.
  • Conduct statistical analyses and modeling to identify patterns, trends, and insights that inform project decision-making.
  • Develop predictive models to forecast future energy production and consumption.
  • Communicate findings and insights to technical and non-technical audiences through reports, presentations, and dashboards.


  • 3+ years of experience in data science, including database design, data analysis, and statistical modeling.
  • Proficiency in MySQL for database design and management.
  • Experience with Microsoft PowerBI for data visualization and dashboard development.
  • Proficiency in JavaScript, particularly Node.JS, for web-based application development.
  • Experience with statistical software such as R or Python.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Experience in renewable energy or microgrid development is a plus.

If you are passionate about renewable energy and using data-driven solutions to solve complex problems, then we encourage you to apply for this position. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to make a positive impact on people's lives through sustainable energy development.

Preferred Qualifications

Work Experience

Medium levelSenior level
Equivalent Experience Accepted!
3+ years work experience in one of the occupational industries below:
  • Data & Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Renewables & Environmental Protection

Soft Skills

CreativityReliabilityLogical ReasoningCritical ThinkingAttention to Detail

Hard Skills

Keep in mind, you may not need ALL of these skills to be a great fit!


Medical InsuranceVacation and Paid Time Off




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