Job Description

Our client is a successful large German company with more than 13,000 employees world-wide. Since 80 years the company has been making sense of large amounts of data from a wide variety of data sources with the aim to gain intelligent information for their clients (Big Data). Now, they are building a new unit, called Data-Driven-Analytics (DDA). The aim of this important global initiative is to bring together the best Data Scientist, Consultants and Developers with an incredible data landscape in order to generate new premium analytics services for the market. Positions are based in Nuremberg. For this team we are currently looking for exceptional      

(Senior) Data Scientist (m/w)

Your responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the refinement and build-up of the analytics technology and (Big) Data analytics stack (which includes e.g. testing new tools, defining processes and blueprints, developing recommendations on how to handle specific data challenges).
  • Developing scalable, cloud-based analytics „as a service“ software products that leverage the existing data landscape for answering important business questions of the company´s clients.
  • Driving successful, data-agnostic analytics projects, by:
    • Supporting the „Analytic Services“ teams in consulting the clients with regard to data-related business challenges
    • Translating the client requirements into analytic designs and data requirements
    • Carrying out the analyses using suitable Data Science tools and a Big Data integration platform
    • Presenting the results convincingly or developing interactive data products
  • Working on product development and projects of strategic importance in close co-operation with business experts and technology experts in the company

Your Profile:

Data Science works best in teams – nobody knows everything. Therefore, we are looking for a variety of profiles, with skills such as:

  • University degree (ideally Master or PhD) in computer science or equivalent
  • Expert statistical skills (e.g. predictive modelling)
  • Expert knowledge of analytic programming languages (R is required, knowledge of further languages such as Python or Julia is a plus)
  • Experience with using cloud-based analytics platforms, such as Microsoft Azure or Amazon AWS
  • (Expert) skills with regard to developing data products and transforming algorithms into scalable software
  • (Expert) skills with regard to performance optimized programming (e.g. parallelization, code optimization, C++ integration in R)
  • (Expert) data visualisation/visual analytics skills, also using standard tools, such as Microsoft PowerBI or Tableau
  • (Expert) knowledge of optimization, data integration, data mining and machine learning algorithms
  • Experience with handling and integrating data from different sources – structured and unstructured, small or big
  • (Expert) skills with regard to working in Big Data environments (e.g. Hadoop, Map/Reduce, Pig, Hive)
  • (Expert) skills with regard to sourcing of open data (e.g. from Web APIs)
  • Solid understanding of Big Data Architectures
  • (Expert) skills with regard to database handling, in particular SQL
  • Ability to think creatively in addressing real-world business problems analytically, while maintaining the balance between "art & science"
  • Ability to translate sophisticated analytical information into understandable recommendations
  • Strong business understanding – ideally with in-depth experience in a certain industry (e.g. Technology, Media, FMCG,…)
  • Proven project management skills
  • Proven communication, presentation and client facing skills
  • Ability to confidently and clearly communicate in an English business environment (required!)
  • You are a team player with strategic thinking and a hands-on approach, who appreciates the opportunity to work in an international environment on analytics product and services of strategic importance, working closedly together with data science-, and technology experts
  • Experience in turning Data Science algorithms and approaches into products will be very beneficial

The offer:

  • Permanent role with a top employer that offers very good development possibilities  
  • Attractive salary and very good social benefits
  • International work environment
  • Work with the latest, state-of-the art technologies and with interesting subject matters.   

 Interested ? Then please send your application to:   


Herr Andreas Dürr, E-Mail:, Tel.: 0911 590 596 44