Data Scientist

  • zeroG GmbH
  • Raunheim, Germany
  • 01/08/2019
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

At zeroG, we combine aviation and data science know-how. We work on the basis of distributed authority, collective intelligence and a high degree of self-organization. By unlocking the intrinsic power of data, we generate new insights, develop data-driven business models and innovative solutions that evolve aviation. Our team cultivates diversity, mutual trust and a positive family spirit – making zeroG unlike other organizations.

We put people at the heart of our work, therefore we’re interested in the story behind the CV. Thus, along with your diploma, transcript of records and if applicable letter of recommendation (Arbeitszeugnis) we also would like you to include a cover letter in which you share with us an example of how you brought a great idea to life and what your learned along the way.

What we offer

  • The chance to be part of an international, enthusiastic, highly-skilled and diverse team, that feels like a family
  • Join zeroG in an early stage and help us scale
  • Start-up culture, but with great benefits from our mother Lufthansa
  • Great insights into the aviation industry and the world of data analytics
  • The opportunity for professional and personal development
  • Autonomy to realize great ideas and develop yourself personally
  • The chance to make a difference for our customers, our team and your career

Your profile

As a Data Scientist, you will explore and examine data from multiple sources with the goal of discovering previously hidden insights that generate business value for our customers. You will apply data mining, statistical modeling and machine learning techniques to enable new, personalized offerings and customer experiences, improved operational efficiencies and entirely new, data driven business models.

Your responsibilities

    • Use analytics to drive key success metrics related to customer generation
    • Date exploration to provide insight into future patterns identified from past and current data
    • Participate in the development of business driven use cases
    • Development of predictive statistical models on the basis of efficient and effective algorithms
    • Conception and implementation of data pipelines together with Data Engineers
    • Define, develop and implement prototypes
    • Continuous management and maintenance of models
    • Continuous appraisal of new technologies and tools regarding their use and benefits
    • Knowledge Management
    • Takeover of (sub-) project management tasks

Requirements

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science, software engineering, mathematics or physics
    • Profound knowledge of relational data environments, data warehouses (e.g. Teradata), BI and SQL
    • Profound experience in using Big Data technologies such as the Hadoop Stack
    • Very good knowledge and experience in applied statistics
    • Experience in the field of data analysis and associated data preparation
    • Deep knowledge in the fields of predictive modeling, machine learning and artificial intelligence
    • Experience in creating processing logic in at least one programming language, e.g. R, Python, or Scala
    • Experience in using analytical software platforms such as SAS, Rapidminer, KNIME
    • Experience in embedding prediction models into productive business processes including software & statistical test procedures
    • Experience in maintenance & management of statistical models
    • Able to turn Data Science results into Data Products
    • Strong personal interest in new technologies and methods, curiosity and commitment to continuous know-how development
    • Analytical, conceptual and organizational skills
    • Strong business acumen, coupled with the ability to communicate findings to both business and IT
    • Experience in project management (agile and waterfall) and/or the aviation environment is a plus
    • Highly self-motivated
    • Fostering collaboration in cross-cultural teams
    • Customer and service orientation
    • Willingness to travel
    • Fluent in English, fluency in German is a plu

About zeroG GmbH

At zeroG we combine airline and data science know-how and work on the basis of distributed authority, collective intelligence and a high degree of self-organization. By unlocking the intrinsic power of data, we generate new insights, develop data-driven business models and innovative solutions that elevate aviation. Our team cultivates diversity, mutual trust and a positive family spirit – making zeroG unlike other organizations.