Senior Data Scientist (f/m/d)

We are looking for YOU as Senior Data Scientist (f/m/d) in the division of Product Engineering.

YOUR TASKS

As a Senior Data Scientist (f/m/d) you are part of the data science team and develop data science models for the business units:

  • You develop statistical and predictive models by using the big data analytics platform of vent.io
  • You take ownership of the end-to-end technical development
  • You keep a close eye on the end-to-end process and on the outcome desired by the product owner in order to meet the defined quality standards and steer the team’s work in the right direction
  • You support the Data Science Product Manager in defining the use case roadmap
  • You can present your work in a precise and simple manner
  • As Senior Data Scientist you act proactively and design generic components for recurring activities in the data science team
  • In close collaboration with the Data Engineers, you provide valuable input and ideas for developing the big data analytics platform of vent.io further
  • You scout the market for data science solutions, tools and technologies and support their integration into the data science workflow
  • You revise the data science development workflow according to new business needs
  • You are enthusiastic about participating in meetup and external conferences for sharing the successes of the team with the community

YOUR SKILLS

  • Graduate degree in computer science, statistics, informatics or another quantitative field
  • At least 4 years of experience as Data Scientist in an enterprise environment, ideally in the financial sector
  • Proven track record in the operationalization of predictive models and the definition of success criteria before as well as after the development of the model
  • Very good programming skills in Python and/or Scala
  • Proficient use of SQL or SQL-like query languages
  • First professional or academic experience with data processing frameworks like Spark or Flink

YOUR COMPETENCIES

  • You have good analytical skills and you are able to split a complex problem into its individual parts
  • Teamwork is not alien to you and you enjoy working together with highly-skilled engineers and scientists
  • You bring perseverance and constructive assertiveness
  • You speak English fluently and ideally have basic conversation skills in German

THIS IS WHAT WE OFFER

  • Flexible working conditions in our new office in Frankfurt am Main/Westend and working from home
  • A competitive salary and benefits
  • 30 days of vacation per year
  • Support of your personal development through seminars and/or external courses
  • A very dynamic and young team, which you can enrich with your own expertise and mindset
  • Room for taking responsibility and career development opportunities
  • Start-up flair backed by the financial stability of the Sparkassen Holding