Job description

Are you looking to combine your passion for data and aviation? You will be at the crossroad of business and data engineering and aim to deliver innovative data products! If you want to shape the way to a data driven Airline, then please apply.

Starting date: July 01, 2022

You may apply in English or German.


Basel, Zürich/Kloten

Employment level

Direct entry



Working time

Full time



Publishing date


Application deadline


As a data scientist in the IT department, you will actively develop Swiss data oriented future, put the data at the centre and expand the data culture across all departments.

Develop and use data science solutions from proof of concept to production and use them to derive insights or automate business processes.
Engage with business stakeholders and team members across the LHG in agile project teams
Initiate new data related projects or support already ongoing projects.
Prepare and transform data, recommend improvements to the data landscape
Visualize & interpret model results, translate data into business language, present complex information to stakeholders
Be an active player in the data awareness campaign and data innovation within the company.
Actively contribute to data scientists community across the company

Fabrice Wisler

Human Resources
Swiss International Air Lines AG

+41 44 564 22 66
E-mail address for inquiries

Sports facilities and showers, Attractive company pension scheme, Subsidized parking or public transport, Company health management, Flight benefits, Remote working (e.g. from home), Flexible workhours and part-time working models, Diversity programmes, Paid maternity and paternity leave

Behind the scenes

Our common goal is to make each customer’s flight a true air travel experience. For this, we go the extra mile – always, in every step of the process, worldwide. Join the SWISS team to become part of our fascinating world, where a job turns into a lifetime adventure.

University degree (Master, PhD as asset) with a quantitative focus in Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or similar
Previous relevant working experience (1-3 years) in the area of data science and machine learning
Advanced skills in SQL, R and/or Python
Data engineering experience is as a plus.
Knowledge of IT project management and/or Agile.
An ability to familiarize yourself swiftly and independently with new topic areas
Knowledge in BI Tools for interactive data visualization (e.g. Tableau, PowerBI)
Knowledgeable about cloud computing is an advantage (Google cloud or Azure cloud) Written and spoken fluency in English and preferably also in German

Shared position possibility: Please apply as tandem (each partner sends an individual application and refers to the other tandem partner)

About Swiss International Air Lines AG

It’s the little differences that make working at SWISS so appealing. The fact, for example, that we treat every detail with care, see quality in terms of hospitality and view nationality through an international lens. In a similar way, we see variety as richness, a job as an experience and SWISS as a world of inspiration. You, too, will be stimulated in our special working environment – one in which, wherever you are, you’ll always feel: Truly SWISS .... where people matter.

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