Senior Data Scientist - Project lead

Employment Type:
Full Time
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Minimum qualifications:

Data Science Skills: You are proficient in statistical modelling and machine-learning algorithms as well as at least one scripting language (R, Python, Scala). You have a least 5 years experience in a data science or analytics work environment.
Experience in project leadership: You have led data science projects involving multiple parties. You work in a structured manner and are confident in dealing with project uncertainty and risk.
You are able to constructively work within the complex organizational environment of an international company like Telefónica.
You have successfully completed a Master’s degree in Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Computer/Information Science or a comparable qualification. A Ph.D. would be viewed favorably.
You are a strong communicator and have business-fluent written and spoken English (i.e. presentations, documentation).
Preferred qualifications:

Experience with big-data infrastructure (e.g. Spark, Hadoop, Hive) and software development tools (e.g. Git).
You work with modern data science toolboxes, such as Python (pandas, numpy, skikit-learn, pymc) or R (tidyverse/data.table, caret/mlr).
Experience with data visualization tools and libraries (e.g. Tableau, Shiny).
Industry experience within the telecommunications, analytical consulting and/or software development sectors.
Start-up experience.
Experience with agile project management and the associated tools and processes.

What is the deal?

We offer you a dynamic work environment where each day is different from the other. With us, you will have the opportunity to shape the digitization while working with a high level of individual responsibility. At Telefónica you will find all the benefits of the modern work world including flexible work schedules and attractive wages as well as many other additional benefits. We actively support the balance of family and work while providing various health and fitness programs. Of course, an extensive o2 Phone Plan Package is also available for private use.


Convince us with your significance resume and related certificates as well as references. You do not need to send us a cover letter.

Please note that we consider only applications submitted through our recruiting system. Applications via e-mail are not accepted


Do you have any questions regarding our application process? Do you need further information about the vacancy? For such questions, please get in touch with the responsible recruiter.

Recruiter: Sabrina Petermann


Phone: +49 (0)177 448 3141 (PLUS: additional information, etc.)

In case of same qualification, applicants with severe disability will be preferred.

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