Merck Group

Senior Data Scientist

Job description


Work Your Magic with us!  


Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.  



Lead Data Scientist - Athinia


Together with Palantir, we are building a secure data ecosystem to solve the most challenging problems in the semiconductor industry. You will be part of a fast-growing data science team, and together we are developing a product that will forever change the way the semiconductor industry collaborates. We are just getting started, so there are plenty of opportunities to influence the future of our product. Please check out to learn more about the ecosystem we are building.


Your Role:


As the Lead Data Scientist in our Athinia team within our Digital Hub, you have the unique opportunity to shape the foundation of our data-driven product offerings while also managing data science projects with our clients in the semiconductor industry. Your expertise and vision will be instrumental in conceptualizing, designing, and executing innovative data science solutions at the core of Athinia's value proposition. You will mentor and provide guidance to junior data scientists, fostering a culture of continuous learning and innovation, and communicate complex data findings in a clear, actionable manner to stakeholders at various levels. Staying up-to-date with the latest trends and advancements in data science and the semiconductor industry, you will play a pivotal role in pioneering new approaches and methodologies within our organization. We are seeking dynamic professionals who embody the spirit of a startup - innovative, adept, and driven.


Who you are:

  • Master’s or Ph.D. in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in the semiconductor industry, with a focus on Manufacturing, Process Engineering, or Quality.
  • At Least 10 years of experience in the Data Science.
  • Proven experience in managing and leading data science projects, with strong organizational skills.
  • Exceptional skills in Machine Learning, Statistics, and Predictive Modelling, especially applied to semiconductor industry use cases.
  • Proven ability to dive deep into unknown datasets and data sources, uncovering insightful patterns and correlations.
  • Comfortable reporting complex analytical results to diverse audiences, including technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to work effectively with people from various backgrounds and cultures, with a strong desire to share knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability and enthusiasm for mentoring and guiding team members towards collective success.
  • Ability to travel internationally to conduct workshops with customers and gather insights directly from end-users.

Join our Athinia team within our Digital Hub

Be a part of a vibrant team that operates with the agility of a startup but with the backing of industry giants. Your contributions will be instrumental in redefining the semiconductor industry's approach to data.

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What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress! Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!


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