Product Owner Data Science (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.

What you can expect

  • As a Product Owner Data Science be the voice of the customer and the driving force behind product innovation
  • Take full ownership of advanced analytical products aimed at solving complex business use cases of Metro Cash & Carry country organizations
  • Work on use cases emerging from business domains like B2B / B2C marketing, assortment optimization, pricing or supply chain management.
  • You are able to challenge analytical approaches from your broad range of practical experiences in former analytical projects
  • You interface regularly with MCC country business analysts and corporate stakeholders capture their needs and requirements for analytical solutions
  • You support in further building a strong Data Science team for MCC

Your profile

  • University degree in statistics, mathematics, physics or engineering - Ideally a Ph.D. degree in one of the above mentioned fields
  • More than 5 years of experience in successfully working as part of a professional Data Science unit, ideally, in the area of retail / wholesale
  • Profound practical experience as a product owner using agile methodologies
  • Knowledge in big data technologies, Google Cloud Platform (as a plus). Fluent in Python/R
  • Successful track record and state-of-the-art experience in statistical / machine learning approaches relevant for the retail / wholesale business
  • Exceptional analytical skills and the ability to contribute to an open, international team culture to drive the knowledge exchange and learning of all team members
  • Our international environment requires that you must be fluent in English (both written and spoken)


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