Data scientist

Location: Göteborg

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It's not about technology. It's about life.

At Volvo Cars, we’re on a mission to make people’s lives less complicated. We never start with technology and try to squeeze people in around it – we always design our cars around people, and we innovate to provide safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?

Who we are

The purpose, for Volvo Cars Service Business, is to enable a hassle-free consumer experience and drive loyalty by delivering a personal, sustainable and safe service experience through high quality and cost-efficient premium service operations. The automotive industry is currently under-going a significant transformation driven by changing consumer behaviors, technology shifts and digitalization. Within the department Service Business & Technology, we are applying our data driven strategy to prepare for direct consumer solutions and to move from reactive to proactive customer interactions.

Data-Driven Service Business Development is responsible for developing solutions for proactive customer interactions aiming to; increase service penetration & customer loyalty and improve workshop effectiveness and efficiency. We are developing digital solutions by predicting the car´s needs based on consumer- and vehicle-data. We are also focusing on improving workshop effectiveness and efficiency based on data analytics.

What you will do

As a data Scentist, you will be part of the team Data Driven Service Business Development. You will work with the development of a business backend system for data-driven decisions of predictive capabilities. You will build innovative products for predictive capabilities, with data and machine learning, and you will support our advanced analytics needs, inform business strategy through data-driven insights. You are expected to understand complex business challenges, develop hypotheses, integrate internal and external data sets, analyze them and effectively communicate your findings. You will work in close collaboration with data engineers, data scientists, product- and business- owners, developers, and architects in the development of products and platforms.

You and your skills

We see that you have at least a Master of Science in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering Physics or similar. You are proficient in programming using data scientist toolkits, such as R, Python, Scala, and SAS, and in using query languages such as SQL. You have excellent skills in analyzing, structuring, implementing, and store large data sets. You also have knowledge in statistics, optimization and algorithms.

Experience applying various machine learning techniques and understanding the key parameters that affect their performance is required. If you have prior documented working experience with data science and data analysis within the automotive industry it is considered beneficial as well as basic knowledge in the development of simulation environments or test methods.

We are searching for a highly motivated, creative, and curious person, with a strong analytical, scientific and strategic mind-set, who has several years of experience in working with a large data set.

On a personal level

As a person you are self-driven, independent, and able to take initiatives on your own, you see the overall picture and logical patterns, but are also able to go into a detailed analysis of things. You should have the ability to present your work and findings to an audience with different levels of knowledge.

HQ Gothenburg, Sweden

How to learn more and apply
If you have any questions about the position, you are welcome to contact Senior Recruiter, Lena Patel at +46 708 864817. Is this you? Do not wait with your application! We will start the recruitment process immediately. Kindly register your application as soon as possible but no later than 2021-04-10

Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them.

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

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