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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Data Scientist (m/f/d)

Country/Region:  ES

Barcelona, ES, 08018

Req ID 65171 Barcelona, Spain

About the Team: 
We are looking for a new colleague in the Global Commercial Excellence department of ZF Aftermarket.

ZF is continue growing its advanced analytics competencies near 22@Barcelona “Districte de la innovació” to rocket thrust data innovation forward in an environment ideal for technological breakthroughs, passion for the sciences, entrepreneurial mindsets, and excellent work-life balance. The aftermarket environment is undergoing a massive shift in electrified, connected, intelligent and shared mobility, and we invite you to watch the following keynote speech from our Vice President outlining ZF’s exciting new strategy in this space.


What you can look forward to as Data Scientist (m/f/d):

  • Prototypes advanced analytics data products (models for business recommendations, segmentations, optimizations & statistical forecasts) across marketing, sales, pricing & logistics
  • In order to create the relevant algorithms which can improve how the business operates – the data scientists follow a series of steps. This cycle represents the data scientist responsibilities
  • Business Understanding - acquire understanding of the business problem with the help of business analyst, by asking the right questions
  • Data Understanding – Lead the exploration of the data. In order to acquire knowledge which will contribute to the success of the models
  • Modelling –  Create hypothesis of which models could fit the data, test the different hypothesis, find optimal parameters
  • Results – Data scientist will share prototype results and get feedback to have its model improved
  • Cycle will be repeated until the maturity is enough to be accepted for business use


Your profile as Data Scientist (m/f/d):

  • Strong Background in both Computing and Statistics (academical and/or by experience)
  • Unsupervised and Supervised models including tree-based models and linear models in Python, R & Pyspark. Experience with (Deep) Neural Networks and Bayesian modelling is Desirable
  • Databases (ex. Oracle, AWS S3)
  • Big Data platforms (ex. Databricks, GCP, Cloudera)
  • Knowledge of Visualization tools is highly desirable (ex. such as Tableau, PowerBi, Qlikview)
  • Soft skills include working well in teams, dealing with uncertainty and ambiguity, business acumen, communication (mostly data storytelling)


Be part of our ZF team as Data Scientist (m/f/d) and apply now!


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