Job description

About us

Founded by economic thought leaders and technologists, World Data Lab (WDL) is a data science SaaS enterprise that uses cutting-edge, peer-reviewed methodologies and AI to most credibly model and forecast spending power as well as demographic dynamics. 

Our proprietary data models enable organizations, businesses, and the general public to make better decisions - from deciding which labor market policy has the biggest effect to entering a new market based on the next million consumers. In all we do, our ultimate goal is to create as much impact as possible. Our leading products like,,, and our World Data Pro tool have already reached millions of people across the globe, truly democratizing access to data.

We are looking for candidates who thrive in fast-paced environments, don’t shy away from challenges, and genuinely want to make an impact. To further strengthen the backbone of WDL with unique data methodologies and an exceptional data team, we are currently looking for an experienced

Data Scientist

Full-time (m/f/d)

Hybrid / Vienna (Austria) 

Your Contribution

  • Support data acquisition, cleaning, and validation of data;
  • Together with your team, conceptualize and plan the implementation of new functionalities from the ground up;
  • Collaborate with local stakeholders and external clients as well as with local and global experts on consumer spending modeling;
  • Improve existing processes and enable efficient collaboration between internal teams. 


What we are looking for

  • A minimum of 3-4 years of experience in manipulating data and building statistical models;
  • Exposure to working with topics such as ethics, gender, spending, impact, or sustainability;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Experience in manipulating data and drawing insights from large datasets;
  • Excellent programming experience in R;
  • Experience with GitHub and RMarkdown;
  • Passion for clean code, data science and statistics;
  • Background in Economics, Statistics, Computer Science or related fields;

What’s in it for you

  • State-of-the-art equipment that helps you to perform at your best with a global and dynamic team
  • The opportunity to have an impact in a fast-growing and well-established big data SaaS scale-up
  • Work with leading public and private institutions
  • Flexible working hours and conditions with high acceptance of home office
  • Be part of an international team of highly motivated and like-minded individuals, including global thought leaders
  • Great individual development and growth opportunities 

Our mission: To make everyone count!

We offer a base salary starting at EUR 47.500 gross/per year and individual overpayment based on previous experience.

We strongly believe that people are a critical piece of the equation and essential to achieving long-term success. Our passion-driven team works tirelessly towards making everyone count, together! Above all, we value integrity, honesty, and creative thinking to achieve our goals.

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