Data Scientist (m/f/x)

  • ZEISS Group
  • Oberkochen, Germany
  • 27/09/2021
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description


Thrive on innovation at a global technology leader. Develop exciting solutions in a diverse, stable work environment that’s focused on the future. Join us in a modern work environment with an open and inspiring culture and colleagues.

The ZEISS Digital Partners unit based in Munich, Oberkochen and Jena is realizing cutting-edge customer-centric digital solutions jointly with the Segments of the ZEISS Group.

Your role:

You will play a crucial role in shaping the future of Data Science and actively contribute to the success of the digital transformation at ZEISS. As part of our rapidly growing Enterprise Data & Analytics organization within the Data Science team, you manage a team of experts to develop targeted data-driven solutions for our business units and for external customers. As an experienced leader and subject matter expert, you will provide advice, support, and develop state-of-the-art analyses and models along with your management duties to grow and lead a Data Science organization. You will apply your skills to a variety of problems, like time series analytics (IoT Data), tabular data (e.g. customer lead prediction), recommender systems to name a few. You will actively contribute to the exchange of knowledge within the team and the ZEISS machine learning community. You will contribute to grow projects from early development into fully functional and operational solutions. You will be the chief data science, analytics and AI leader with high ambitions, enterprise-wide responsibilities, and unique opportunities to make a great business impact to the topline and bottom-line.

You have:

  • An excellent university degree (PhD is a plus) in natural science, mathematics, computer science, engineering or similar
  • At least 3+ years of professional experience in a data modeling, algorithm development or data science role
  • A background in software development (python, scala, julia, C/C++) and familiarity with agile software development (git, Azure DevOps)
  • Experience with development of data solutions in a cloud environment (Microsoft Azure)
  • The ability to understand customer needs and solve real-world problems
  • A deep understanding of data analytics and machine learning as well as best practices in model development and deployment (Azure Machine Learning Service/ MLflow)
  • Strong communication, presentation and project management skills
  • Fluent English and advanced German language skills

In a spacious modern setting full of opportunities for further development, ZEISS employees work in a place where expert knowledge and team spirit reign supreme. All of this is supported by a special ownership structure and the long-term goal of the Carl Zeiss Foundation: to bring science and society into the future together.

Join us today. Inspire people tomorrow.

Diversity is a part of ZEISS. We look forward to receiving your application regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, philosophy of life, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity