Data Scientist (m/f/d)

METRO is a leading international specialist in wholesale and food retail. The company operates in 35 countries and employs more than 150,000 people worldwide. METRONOM GmbH is METRO’s IT company, providing METRO companies with individual and forward-looking IT solutions. Its approximately 1,600 staff members based both in Germany and abroad offer a range of services, such as consulting on business processes, developing and introducing business solutions, providing support for these solutions, operating data centres and networks and purchasing IT equipment. From merchandise management, data warehouse and customer information systems to e-commerce, logistics and intranet solutions – METRONOM coordinates and develops the individual IT requirements of the new METRO – for every market, for every department, for every country.

As a data driven company we have one goal: We want to make our existing business ready for the digital age. To directly address the business needs of MCC countries our innovative team of Data Scientists (m/f) links advanced analytics with the latest IT technologies for tangible business outcome. We are doing pioneering work within MCC as we are using our data rich environment to make our business better and stronger.

What you can expect

  • You develop and implement advanced analytical products aimed at solving business use cases of Metro Cash & Carry country organizations (e.g. business domains like B2B/B2C marketing, assortment optimization, pricing or supply chain management
  • You apply your skills in machine learning / statistical modelling to translate business requirements into algorithmic, analytical solutions whereby identifying and preparing relevant input data and appropriate internal or external data
  • Research new analytical techniques and best practices within the industry. Prototype new analytical approaches that can address internal customer needs. Design and run large-scale experiments that gain new insights or validate approaches
  • Scale new algorithms and models to large data sets and/or services for real-time data streaming
  • You use modern big data analytical technologies like Spark, Hive or Google Cloud Platform in a data rich environment
  • You interface regularly with MCC country business analysts and corporate stakeholders to capture their needs and requirements for analytical solutions. As well as, document, visualize and present achieved results towards business stakeholders

Your profile

  • University degree in statistics, mathematics, physics or engineering with a focus in machine learning / statistical learning methods and approaches
  • More than 3 years of experience in successfully working as part of a professional Data Science unit, ideally, in the area of retail / wholesale
  • Practical experience in big data technologies like Spark, Hive. Also, experience with Google Cloud Platform (Dataproc, Big Query) would be a strong plus
  • Fluent in Python (Scikit learn)/R, and SQL (ideally Teradata)
  • Ability to expand own knowledge to business domains like marketing, assortment optimization, pricing, supply chain
  • Very strong analytical skills and ability to contribute to an open, international team culture to drive the knowledge exchange and learning of all team members
  • Continuous self-learning attitude combined with high level of curiosity to explore new ways of working
  • Our international environment requires that you must be fluent in English (both written and spoken)

Our special offers for this position

  • Trustworthy data from our own stock
  • Continuous improved big data warehouse
  • Bridge between analytics and business - feel your influence
  • Additional room for exchange of opinions in workshops or conferences

Benefits

Permanent employment • In-house workplace (in Berlin) and an international work environment • High personal responsibilities • Flexible working-time models • Remote / home working supported • Preventive healthcare services • Good infrastructure (free parking spaces, various nearby shopping facilities) • latest technologies • exciting projects

METRONOM is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any qualified employees or applicants.

Company: METRONOM GmbH

Working Area: IT/IM

Location/s: Berlin, Duesseldorf

Contract Type: Full-Time

Position Available: Right away

Reference Number: I/18-00012