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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.

Machine Learning Engineering Lead (m/f/d)

Country/Region:  ES

Barcelona, ES, 08018

Req ID 64636 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 Machine Learning Engineering Lead (m/f/d):

  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure the technical alignment of data science applications and IT systems, optimizing data integration and interoperability. Utilize DevOps principles to streamline the development and deployment of data applications
  • Oversee the technical optimization of the data science application landscape, identifying opportunities for consolidation, streamlining, and modernization. Implement agile development methodologies to improve software development processes
  • Lead efforts to integrate data science applications, models, and outputs with existing IT applications, fostering a more efficient and cohesive technical ecosystem
  • Collaborate with data acquisition strategists to maintain data quality and integrity throughout the data science lifecycle, ensuring high standards of data governance. Apply software quality assurance practices to data applications
  • Champion industry best practices and standards for data science application development, deployment, and maintenance. Leverage experience in leading software development teams to establish robust practices


Your profile Machine Learning Engineering Lead (m/f/d):

  • Master's or Ph.D. in a relevant technical field, such as data engineering, computer science, or IT management
  • Extensive technical expertise in data applications, IT systems, and strategic leadership roles. Prior experience leading software development teams
  • Strong knowledge of DevOps practices and agile development methodologies
  • Exceptional technical and project management skills
  • Deep understanding of data governance and data quality principles


ZF offers a job-sharing option for this management position. Two part-time employees can share this management role.  


Be part of our ZF team as Machine Learning Engineering Lead (m/f/d) and apply now!


Julia Ibele

+49 7541 77 963555

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