Full Time / Part Time

Data Scientist

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Job Description

Are you passionate about using data science for social good? Do you thrive in a collaborative environment where your work can make a difference? If so, JOSA, a leading Jordanian organization dedicated to open-source technology for social impact, wants you!
We're building a new Data Science team, and we're looking for a highly motivated individual to join us. You'll work alongside a talented team to leverage AI on socially conscious projects that align with JOSA's values.
If you're excited to:

  • Apply your data science skills to tackle real-world challenges
  • Contribute to open-source AI projects and the wider community
  • Be part of a mission-driven organization making a positive impact


Apply to this position!


  • Passionate about JOSA's values and mission.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Data Science, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python or R.
  • Understanding of machine learning frameworks, such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, or scikit-learn
  • Knowledge in Natural Language Processing, preferably, with previous exposure to Large Language Models and Transformers models like BERT.
  • Excellent communication in Arabic and English and interpersonal skills.



  • Data Preparation: Collect, clean, and format data for machine learning models. This includes building pipelines to preprocess text data and developing ETL processes.
  • Model Development: Fine-tune existing open source models for specific tasks, potentially including pre-training them. Evaluate and improve the performance of these models.
  • Data Analysis: Extract insights from text data using data mining techniques. Visualize data and model results for clear communication.
  • Deployment and Monitoring: Implement machine learning models to meet project requirements. Track the models’ performance and log metrics.
  • Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing: Collaborate with other teams to integrate the model. Share findings and learnings with peers, partners and the wider community.
  • Staying Current: Continuously learn about new AI advancements and apply them to improve JOSA's models and open-source models.


About JOSA

JOSA is a social enterprise on a mission to make technology a force for good. We believe in Open Source; where collaboration fuels innovation to benefit everyone. We develop and promote open, transparent and accessible technology for the betterment of our communities.

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JOSA is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and don’t discriminate on the basis of race, color, marital status, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability status.



How to apply

Apply here: https://www.careers-page.com/jordan-open-source-association/job/L64R86WW/apply

Publish Date

Wednesday 26 June 2024


Amman, Jordan or Remote


Full Time

Part Time


Data Science Team