Senior Data Scientist within Analytics & AI eART

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Location: Göteborg

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Want to innovate to make life simpler?

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?


About us - Analytics & AI eART
Our vision is to be the world’s most progressive and desired premium car brand. After decades at the forefront of automotive safety, we have quietly become one of the world’s most tech-intensive car brands. With Volvo Cars vision in focus, we now intensify the drive of the digital transformation by expanding our competences and capabilities within the areas of Analytics and Artificial Intelligence.



The Analytics & AI eART drives transformation and implementation of Analytics & AI within Volvo Cars Research & Development. The department also handle competence growth and collaborations within Analytics & AI. Our team is cross-functional and work together with our different domains within R&D. It consists of Data Scientists, Machine Learning Engineers and Software Engineers developing product applications and services with direct or indirect connection to our cars.



What we can offer!
Do you appreciate lots of data to play with and a wide range of application domains? Do you want to impact Volvo Cars Analytics & AI transformation? Then the role as Senior Data Scientist is the place for you to prosper. You will extract knowledge and insights from a wide range of data sources and develop new customer centric Analytics & AI based functions and services.


We can offer you a dynamic work environment within a team of computer scientists, mathematicians, statisticians and physicists, you will also have the opportunity to collaborate with universities and research institutes. You will have full support for continuous personal development at all levels with our own “Volvo Cars School of Data Science” program.


Your contribution
You will be responsible for turning data into insights using for example machine learning techniques, design and build AI solutions to automate analysis processes. You will be applying an agile mind-set and using the latest analytics tools & methods to understand, predict and bring our data to life using modern visualization techniques. You will be involved all the way from the identified opportunity and translate the business problem into a quantitative problem, build and verify quantitative models out of data and integrate the model into a full solution or insight. You will also validate that the result solves the customer needs in an excellent way.

What you bring
We see that you have a MSc/PhD in statistics, engineering, computer science, applied mathematics or other relevant field, in addition you will need at least five years’ experience within the industry. You have a proven strong math background and a good understanding of appropriate statistical techniques. You will also need advanced programming skills in at least two of the following languages R, Python, Julia, Scala or Matlab.



You are a great communicator, comfortable presenting your result and you possess strong visualization skills.



In addition, competence within below areas will be considered beneficial;



• Machine learning, statistics, optimization and data mining tools, frameworks and algorithms
  • Experience from different problem domains and data types (including time-series)
  • Building and designing analytical solutions of different kind – from visual descriptive solutions to optimized decision support or automated decisions (prescriptive solutions).
  • Cloud platforms
  • Numerical methods and scientific computing

How to learn more and apply
Does this sound like your next challenge? Welcome with your application by submitting your resume and cover letter via the link below no later than the 12 of February 2021, however incoming applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so please apply as soon as possible! Please note that due to GDPR we do not accept any applications via email.


For questions regarding the position please contact hiring manager Erik Hjerpe at erik.hjerpe@volvocars.com . For questions regarding the recruitment process, contact senior recruiter sandra.viklund@volvocars.com . As we use our own channels for recruitment, we respectfully but strictly decline to be contacted for any offer of recruitment assistance from external companies.

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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