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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Data Scientist


Shanghai, SH, CN, 201814

Req ID 21740 Shanghai, China


Position Summary:

Join us in our vision to industrialize data-driven value! As a Data Scientist – Focus Artificial Intelligence, you will be actively contributing to ZF’s digitalization strategy by developing, industrializing and scaling customer-centric and value-delivering AI and Analytics solutions while building the technological and cultural foundation to bring our AI and Analytics vision to life.


Key Responsibilities

  1. Design, model and implement Data Science, Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence solutions
  2. Implementation of full -life-cycle development projects in a cross-functional team of Analytics and Artificial Intelligence solutions with a focus on model building
  3. Establish Data Science and Artificial Intelligence related routines, develop data and Analytics standards and guidelines, create, live & share a “ZF data mindset”
  4. Ensure a sustainable incorporation of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence skills and knowledge within ZF and actively advise internal customers on related questions
  5. Engage in national/international data, tech & research communities and support ZF to stay up to date to market developments


Requirement, Professional Skills and Abilities

  1. Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) in Mathematics, Physics or Computer Sciences (or equivalent) with fundamental knowledge of data science, (big data) analytics and AI technologies, processes and procedure models
  2. 3+ years of experience in data science, (big data) analytics, statistics, artificial intelligence, application development and other related disciplines within a consultative or corporate environment paired with related domain know-how, ideally from the manufacturing industry
  3. Profound knowledge of advanced analytics, machine learning and other related statistical and/or artificial intelligence methods, programming languages such as Python or R including associated data, analytics and ML frameworks/libraries and analytics tools and technology (Microsoft Azure, Databricks, NoSQL, MS Power BI etc.)
  4. Passion for data, always striving to learn new things and at the same time applying your skills and new technology to bring value to our business partners
  5. Highly motivated and open personality, outstanding ability to communicate, personal commitment, organizational skills, flexibility, creativity, teamwork


Be part of our ZF team as Data Scientist - Focus Artificial Intelligence and apply now!


Mingyuan Ye

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