Install Team Lead (Process Engineering/Data Scientist)

Install team · Cape Town, Western Cape
Department Install team
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor


Join the growing team at DataProphet, an award winning, venture backed manufacturing specialist AI company where, through your success you will be able to have a substantial impact upon the company. Our highly qualified A-team is developing and implementing cutting edge AI value-based solutions which have a measurable impact upon our customers in the manufacturing industry.

As recognized by the World Economic Forum and CB Insights in 2020 as one of the Top 100 AI Startups, DataProphet has helped customers around the world, with pre-emptive actions, to reduce their cost of non-quality by an average of 40 percent. We pride ourselves on understanding manufacturing and that real impact is achieved with pre-emptive actions because real-time is often too late.

Role Overview:

As an Install Team Lead you are responsible for the delivery of DataProphet’s award-winning  PRESCRIBE system into many diverse clients.  Using the comprehensive tooling developed by the DataProphet team, you will lead a technical team through the installation of edge devices and  data extraction systems, the design of principled, data-driven representations of complex industrial processes, and the delivery of AI-generated insights into the hands of client production teams.  This role also includes coordinating delivery schedules, supporting your team in the execution of commissioning tests, and overall value delivery to the customer.

Roles and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Mapping of client production data systems to machine learning models using DataProphet’s tooling.
  • Managing team task allocation; performance against deadlines, and quality of deliverables.
  • Communicating progress to the project and account management team.
  • Communicating technical findings to the customer team.
  • Critically evaluating modelling results, providing final review on all project code, generally ensuring the high quality DataProphet is known for.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • STEM Qualification: Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or similar degree.
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years relevant experience (Data Science, Process Engineering and/or Consultancy)
  • Experience working with production data would be a huge advantage.
  • Basic knowledge of Python, with exposure to introductory data science an advantage.
  • Preferably leadership, management or supervisor experience.
  • Note: this role does not require an expert understanding of data science or programming.

Why join DataProphet? 

We are a small but diverse and very ambitious team who are passionate about what we do and aligned in our vision to create inspiring change in the world around us. We spend our days solving challenging technical problems in manufacturing using cutting edge AI.

Our global team works together through the use of technology which is supported by a culture of consistent communication. It is a professional but supportive and fun environment created to provide a space for everyone to bring their best selves to work every day. As a way of connecting and strengthening relationships, when possible, we come together as a team in Cape Town each year for a strategic planning and team building offsite event.

The spirit of curiosity and continuous learning are in our DNA and we encourage everyone to approach all things in this manner so that we continue to grow and develop both as professionals and individuals.

We’re looking for highly skilled, passionate people to help us do something daring, difficult, and incredibly rewarding.  If you’re ready to be inspired, solve problems, grow professionally, and unleash your talent…then apply today.  

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  • Location
    Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Department
    Install team
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience