Job description

Role purpose

In the Big Data Chapter / Big Data and Artificial Intelligence team we are looking for a Senior Data Scientist who will be responsible for providing strategic business information that generates revenue, reduces costs and improves the customer experience

Job responsibilities

  • Delve into the data of different systems, structured and unstructured, both in batch and in real time, to discover hidden relationships and useful information
  • Translate complex datasets into key insights and powerful business capabilities
  • Use of machine learning / AI algorithms to run models on network investments, predictive maintenance
  • Use of machine learning / AI algorithms to perform modeling for marketing and sales: abandonment models, modeling of next best actions, customer segmentation, store locations etc ...
  • Develop in-depth dashboards to enable faster decision making
  • Identification of new data sources and evaluation of emerging technologies for the use of data discovery
  • Mentoring of the young data scientists in the team
  • Presentation of the results to a technical and non-technical audience
  • Identification of new trends and analytical opportunities to drive the innovation agenda in Vodafone's global team
  • Join a community of Vodafone Data Scientists working in many countries

Your skills and qualifications must include:

  • Master's degree in quantitative fields such as mathematics, statistics, computer science and engineering
  • 4+ years of experience in the development, implementation and maintenance of Machine Learning / AI models and optimization algorithms
  • Practical experience with the Big Data Analytics landscape and related tools, in particular Hadoop, Hive / Impala, Spark (pyspark). Previous experience running analytics on cloud platforms is an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of code using Python and experience in Python data analysis libraries such as panda, numpy and scikit-learn
  • Expert level experience with the mathematical foundations of modern machine learning / AI algorithms and statistics
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present technical results to a non-technical audience
  • Ability to guide junior data scientists in their skills, motivate them and build the company foundation for future growth
  • Curiosity, creativity and empirical mentality
  • Being detail-oriented

Basic knowledge of italian language is required.

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