Data Scientist - Cairo, Egypt



Data Science
Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024
**Must be located in Cairo, Egypt**

Join our vibrant fintech startup, Benjamin, backed by top-tier venture capitalists Play Ventures & F4 Fund. We're on the lookout for an experienced and forward-thinking Data Scientist to join our team!

At Benjamin, we're passionate about rewarding everyday actions through our MoMo’s (Money Moments). Benjamin is a new cash-rewards platform for consumers, merchants and gamers to earn cash, called Benjamin Money Moments, by completing daily tasks, playing casual games, viewing content and ads, and making everyday card purchases with cash back.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and conduct comprehensive investigations into the virtual economy and products, employing hypothesis-driven insights and experimentation methods.
  • Design and implement data science workflows, including experimental design and key statistical methods.
  • Communicate complex topics effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Utilize statistical programming languages (R, Python, Julia) and SQL to analyze data.
  • Leverage data engineering tools (dbt, Spark, Snowflake) to manage and process large datasets.
  • Mentor and guide team members, fostering a culture of growth through teaching and knowledge sharing.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive business outcomes.
  • Develop intuitive data visualizations and dashboards that influence business decisions, using tools like Looker, Tableau, or Mixpanel.
  • Continuously seek out new ideas and data sources, applying a data-driven, hypothesis-based approach to solve ambiguous problems.


  • Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in analytics or data science positions.
  • Deep understanding of statistical analysis, including hypothesis testing and experimentation.
  • Proficiency in statistical programming languages (R, Python, Julia) and SQL.
  • Familiarity with data engineering tools such as dbt, Spark, and Snowflake.
  • Expertise in writing structured and efficient SQL queries for large data sets.
  • Experience building intuitive data visualizations and dashboards with tools like Looker, Tableau, Mixpanel, or similar.
  • Strong communication skills for explaining complex topics.
  • Passion for mentoring team members and recognizing teaching as a pathway to growth.
  • Background in gaming and knowledge of the free-to-play business model preferred; similar experience in related industries is also valued.

Modeling Skills:

Extensive experience in developing and implementing:

  • Predictive Models: Utilizing techniques like regression analysis, time-series forecasting, and ensemble methods.
  • Machine Learning Algorithms: Designing and deploying algorithms such as decision trees, random forests, gradient boosting, neural networks, and clustering techniques.
  • Statistical Models: Conducting statistical analysis using methods such as ANOVA, hypothesis testing, and Bayesian inference.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Proven track record in the virtual economy and products.
  • Experience in the entertainment or platform industry.
  • Ability to systematically tackle ambiguous problems with a data-driven, hypothesis-based approach.

Why Join Us?

  • Lucrative Compensation: Maximize your earning potential with competitive salaries and rewarding bonus structures that recognize your dedication.
  • Thriving in Hyper-Growth: Immerse yourself in the dynamic environment of a hyper-growth startup, where you'll encounter daily challenges and avenues for professional advancement.
  • Cutting-Edge Collaboration: Engage with innovative technology and join a fast-paced team known for its forward-thinking approach and commitment to innovation.
  • Positive Workplace Culture: Experience a professional yet enjoyable atmosphere, where hard work is valued alongside a sense of humor and camaraderie, fostering a fulfilling work environment.

About Benjamin Capital Partners

Benjamin Capital Partners stands as the backbone of the revolutionary Benjamin App, a cutting-edge cash-rewards platform designed for consumers, merchants, and gamers alike. Known as Benjamin Money Moments, this platform offers users the chance to earn cash through a variety of engaging activities such as completing daily tasks, playing casual games, browsing content and ads, and enjoying cashback on everyday card purchases.

The Benjamin app opens up a world of possibilities for consumers to earn Benjamin Money Moments through a wide array of everyday activities, including purchases, mobile gaming, and ad engagement. As an emerging force in the fintech arena, Benjamin is committed to reshaping the future of cash rewards, one rewarding moment at a time.

Learn More: www.benjaminone.com

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.