Lead Data Scientist

Berlin

Futurice builds digital services for people to love. We have witnessed how data driven functionalities like personalization are reshaping digital services. Such functionality is becoming an integral part of the everyday services people use and love. Futurice wants to drive this transformation. We seek to craft the leading intelligent digital services that will reshape industries and this age.

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Futurice builds digital services for people to love. We have witnessed how data driven functionalities like personalization are reshaping digital services. Such functionality is becoming an integral part of the everyday services people use and love. Futurice wants to drive this transformation. We seek to craft the leading intelligent digital services that will reshape industries and this age.

Futurice is looking for people who can develop practical machine learning applications together with a team of software developers and designers. In this role, you would have a responsibility throughout the project's entire life cycle. In the beginning, you would be engaging with the customer around the benefits of data science and on how to apply data science to advance the customer's business. And later, you would be providing the insights and crafting the digital intelligence needed to advance the business, and deliver the desired results. You would also have a responsibility in developing the data science competence and recruiting data scientists to the Futurice's growing data science team.

To fit the role, you have a broad understanding of the entire landscape of machine learning and data science and a solid track record of transferring research results into product. You are good communicator and you desire to collaborate in a team of developers and designers to shape great digital experiences and drive business impact.

A proper data science toolbox is a strong requirement. Therefore, an ideal candidate has some of the following skills:

  • Programming languages and libraries: Python (pandas, scikit-learn, keras), Java, Scala, Spark/Hadoop
  • Machine learning, statistics
  • Cloud services such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, IBM Watson
  • Software, presentation and sales skills are all major pluses.

We are looking for a proactive person who can deliver results. All thought, if you join our team, we want to help you with your journey, and we believe we are in the prime position to deliver great work and shape our profession.

If you can offer us the needed smarts and expertise, we can offer you an extremely interesting job and one of the world's best workplaces. We believe in good working conditions and atmosphere. You are going to meet some of the nicest and smartest people here, including several world-class stars. On top of the competitive compensation the company offers employees a lot of trust and power to affect their own work.

All in all, we are not just looking for a person for a specific position. We are looking for people who know their stuff and who are eager to learn more!

If this sounds like something you can and want to do, and you're a friendly person who is fun to work with, we would love to get to know you! Please send us your application and your CV (if possible with examples of your work e.g. GitHub, app stores, portfolios).

Ps: If you want to experience other cities you also have the opportunity to work at our other sites, e.g. Munich, London or Helsinki, through client projects or our FutuHike program. Futurice also offers sponsorships for open source contributions that you do in your free time. And since you know best for you to work effectively, you get a credit card, a budget, and the freedom of choice to buy the tools you need.

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In addition to our challenging projects, incredible people, and amazing culture, these are some of the (many) benefits you would enjoy as a member of the team.

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