Job description

VF Corporation is looking for an exceptional Data Scientist to join our Data Science team based in Stabio, Switzerland.

Let's talk about the role!

As member of our Data Science team, you will be running advanced analytics and data science models to help our Global Data Science team to deliver exceptional results to all the functions and brands of VF. You will provide useful inputs which will be used to drive the tactical and strategic decision of the whole Company.

We expect that you will deliver unbeatable results whilst fulfilling the following aspects of the Data Scientist role:

  • Develop predicting models in the area of DTC marketing

  • Develop models in the area of supply and demand chain

  • Monitor and maintain the already deployed models to ensure that the performances remain outstanding

  • Present the results to our internal stakeholders

  • Have a continuous dialogue with Data Engineers and DevOps to drive new development in the area of Data and models productionalization.

Skills for Success

A successful Data Scientist will be able to bring his contribution in the whole Data Science models development chain.

Starting from capturing the right request from the business stakeholders, talking with Data Engineers to retrieve the right data, developing the model with an high level of independency and presenting the results to Data Science management team and to stakeholders.

We are looking for someone who owns:

  • A broad knowledge of ML and Data Science models (clustering, classification, regression time series, etc.)

  • High proficiency in developing in Python, with a consolidated knowledge of all the most important libraries in the field (scikit, pandas, keras, prophet, etc.). Deep knowledge of SQL. Other languages will be evaluated as a plus

  • Knowledge of the AWS environment Is a plus (Sagemaker, Redshift, etc.)

  • Ability to rapidly react to changes and adapt to it

  • Capacity to find a self-organization of his own tasks in order to meet the deadlines

  • Fluency in English

  • Positive and proactive teamwork attitude

  • Good communication skills, verbal and written. Experience in presenting project proposals and results (knowledge of Tableau is a plus)

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in the same role

VF is a global apparel company connecting people to the lifestyles they cherish through our family of iconic brands. At the heart of our journey lies our purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It's the reason we come to work every day. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at

What's in it For You

We're in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That's why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we're the total package.

  • A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do

  • An inclusive international environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together

  • Be part of an iconic lifestyle brand in a multi brand, multi countries organization

  • On site gym offering health and well-being initiatives

  • A discount card with 50% on all VF brands

  • Break out areas offering complimentary hot drinks

This post is not eligible for relocation support.

Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, VF is committed to support disadvantaged groups whilst providing equal opportunities for both VF associates and applicants alike.

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