ZF Group

Data Scientist (m/f/d)

Job description

Job description:

  • Prototypes advanced analytics data products (models for business recommendations, segmentations, optimizations & statistical forecasts) across marketing, sales, pricing & logistics
  • In order to create the relevant algorithms which can improve how the business operates – the data scientists follow a series of steps. This cycle represents the data scientist responsibilities
  • Business Understanding - acquire understanding of the business problem with the help of business analyst, by asking the right questions
  • Data Understanding – Lead the exploration of the data. In order to acquire knowledge which will contribute to the success of the models
  • Modelling –  Create hypothesis of which models could fit the data, test the different hypothesis, find optimal parameters
  • Results – Data scientist will share prototype results and get feedback to have its model improved
  • Cycle will be repeated until the maturity is enough to be accepted for business use

Profile description:


  • Strong Background in both Computing and Statistics (academical and/or by experience)
  • Unsupervised and Supervised models including tree-based models and linear models in Python, R & Pyspark. Experience with (Deep) Neural Networks and Bayesian modelling is Desirable
  • Databases (ex. Oracle, AWS S3)
  • Big Data platforms (ex. Databricks, GCP, Cloudera)
  • Knowledge of Visualization tools is highly desirable (ex. such as Tableau, PowerBi, Qlikview)
  • Soft skills include working well in teams, dealing with uncertainty and ambiguity, business acumen, communication (mostly data storytelling)

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