Lead Data Scientist (f/m)

  • DXC Technology
  • Böblingen, Germany
  • 12/01/2018
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Machine Learning Data Analytics Big Data Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

Category: Services

DXC Technology is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company. We guide clients on their digital transformation journeys, multiply their capabilities, and help them harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. CSC and HPE ES brought together innovation to our clients for more than 60 years. Together, we serve nearly 6,000 private and public sector enterprises across 70 countries. Our clients benefit from our technology independence, global talent, expertise and extensive partner network. We are uniquely positioned to lead digital transformations, creating greater value for our people, clients and partners. DXC leads clients through accelerating change, helping them harness the power of technology to deliver new outcomes for their business.Learning does not only happen through training. Relationships are among the most powerful ways for people to learn and grow, and this is part of our DXC culture. In addition to working alongside talented colleagues, you will have many opportunities to learn through coaching and stretch assignment opportunities. You’ll be guided by feedback and support to accelerate your learning and maximize your knowledge. We also have a “reverse mentoring” program which allows us to share our knowledge and strengths across our multi-generation workforce.

DXC Analytics help clients gain rapid insights and accelerate their digital transformation journeys through our portfolio of analytics services and robust partner ecosystem. We help customers become an effective IT-enabled business by engaging the right people, processes and technologies and we provide strategy, transformation, implementation and management of custom, industry, packaged, and enterprise applications. Acting to Advise, Transform and Manage, we offer services embracing all of the leading Enterprise Applications solutions and assisting clients where they most need help. We offer services embracing IT and applications transformation, modernization, development, testing and management.

The Data Scientist needs to have three primary skills; proficiency in data science, business consulting capability, and team leadership.  

From a data science perspective the successful candidate will apply their knowledge of advanced analytics, data mining and statistical techniques to design and develop enterprise analytic solutions which are focused on solving specific challenges experienced by our customers.  

From a business consulting perspective the successful candidate will possess the ability to discuss business challenges with our automotive industry customers and suggest potential solutions based on analytics. They will also be able to comprehend the impact of their solution on the business processes of the customer at a detailed level.From a leadership perspective, the successful candidate will have the ability to coordinate a team of more junior or best shore data scientists on a project to ensure that the most effective working structure is obtained.  

Main responsibilities:  

  • Has the ability to execute all of the steps of a data science project following a methodology such as CRISP-DM.  
  • Translates data mining results into clear business focused deliverables for decision makers.
  • Works with application developers to deploy data mining models into operational systems. 
  • Integrates advanced analytics into end-to-end business intelligence solutions and operational business processes.
  • Designs and/or contributes to the development of a solutions which can be repeatedly deployed to multiple customers.
  • Contributes to bid and proposal documents based on analytics expertise.
  • Provides consulting advice to customer senior leadership and contributes to setting the strategic direction for customers around analytics. 
  • Proactively encourages re-use within practice or profession.
  • Is recognized by peers inside and outside DXC as an expert in analytics.  
  • 5+ years of professional experience in the area of analytics or in related areas supporting professional development in analytics.
  • 3 years of experience in analytic application/solution development to operational readiness and repeatable deployment. 
  • 3 years of experience in the financial services industry sector with strong business focus. Must excel at connecting business requirements to data mining objectives and to measurable business benefit. Must be able to develop analytical cases in his industry. 
  • 3 years use of R, Python, SAS Enterprise Miner or SPSS Clementine (or similar) for data mining and statistical analysis 
  • Expert use of data mining methodologies such as classical regression, logistic regression, CHAID, CART, neural nets, association rules, sequence analysis, cluster analysis, and text mining 
  • Some experience with Hadoop, Map/Reduce, Hive, Spark, Mahout or other parts of the broader Hadoop framework. 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and able to meet deadlines 
  • Preferably presales experience and willingness to spend >25% on presales activities  
  • Able to communicate with external senior management confidently and demonstrate professionalism at all times.
  • Ability to adapt a consulting style appropriate to the situation and can identify up-sell opportunities
  • Be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of market dynamics in the financial services industry
  • Ability to present within own area of expertise as part of a customer sales presentation, putting forward domain specific information within the context of an DXC sales campaign
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; fluent in English and German

What you can expect: 

The team exists of ~15 Analytics solution principals from expert to master level across North and Central Europe with a great "can do" spirit and broad spectrum of experience as well as social competencies. We work for different clients in different industries and take accountability for what we do - each single day! 

What do we offer?

Extensive social benefits, flexible working hours, a competitive salary and shared values, make DXC Technology one of the world´s most attractive employers. At DXC our goal is to provide equal opportunities, work-life balance, and constantly evolving career opportunities.

Part time work or job-sharing is also applicable to this position.

EEO Tagline: DXC Technology is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities

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