ZF Group

Data Scientist (m/f/d)

Job description

Job description:

We are looking for a new colleague in the Global Commercial Excellence department of ZF Aftermarket at our location in Barcelona or District 22@ Barcelona.

ZF is growing its advanced analytics competencies, and will open a brand new location near 22@Barcelona “Districte de la innovació” to rocket thrust data innovation forward in an environment ideal for technological breakthroughs, passion for the sciences, entrepreneurial mindsets, and excellent work-life balance. The aftermarket environment is undergoing a massive shift in electrified, connected, intelligent and shared mobility, and we invite you to watch the following keynote speech from our Vice President outlining ZF’s exciting new strategy in this space:


Your tasks:

  • Prototyping of advanced analytics data products (models for business recommendations, segmentations, optimizations & statistical forecasts) across marketing, sales, pricing & logistics, and creation of relevant algorithms which can improve how the business operates 
  • Business Understanding: acquire understanding of the business problem with the help of business analyst
  • Data Understanding: lead the exploration of the data
  • Modelling: create hypothesis of which models could fit the data, test the different hypothesis, find optimal parameters
  • Results: share the prototype results and get feedback to have its model improved


Your  profile:

  • Strong Background in both Computing and Statistics (academical and/or by experience)
  • Unsupervised and Supervised models including tree-based models and linear models in Python, R & Pyspark. Experience with (Deep) Neural Networks and Bayesian modelling is desirable.
  • Databases (ex. Oracle, AWS S3). Big Data platforms (ex. Databricks, GCP, Cloudera)
  • Knowledge of Visualization tools is highly desirable (ex. such as Tableau, PowerBi, Qlikview).
  • Team player, ability to deal with uncertainty and ambiguity, business acumen, communication skills (mostly data storytelling)


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