Data Scientist (Switzerland - Lausanne)

  • Dathena
  • Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 30/11/2018
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Machine Learning Data Analytics Data Management Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

About Dathena Science

Dathena is a Swiss and Singaporean company developing data governance software based on machine learning algorithms. Dathena is the most complete and accurate data governance platform and is the only solution to easily classify and manage data with this level of accuracy while helping companies to comply with regulations. Using cutting edge machine learning technology, Dathena sift through all unstructured data allowing to regain full control on company’s information.

Job Purpose

  • We are looking for a Data Scientist with more than 5 years experience, that will help us discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data, and help us make smarter decisions to deliver even better products. Ph.D in related fields will be an advantage.
  • Your primary focus will be in ​ applying data mining, machine learning, deep learning, computer vision and natural language processing techniques, doing statistical analysis​ , and ​ building high quality predictionsystems integrated with our products by ​ improving and extending the features used by our existing models, by ​ developing internal testing procedures​ , and ​ enhancing our system for automated fraud detection​.
  • While it is essential that the Data Scientist brings efficient and effective behavior to increase the productivity of the organization, is it also critical that the intern retain the creative spark that drives Dathena’s vision and values.


  • Data mining and text/images preprocessing using state-of-the-art methods
  • Building and optimizing classification models by using machine learning/deep learning techniques
  • Images preprocessing, denoising and scaling problems solving
  • Transfer learning techniques applying for sentiment analysis and entities recognition problem solution
  • Models interpretation by using text summarization and visualization approaches
  • Supervising and supporting a team of scientists

Skills & Qualifications

  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics or a similar field. PhD preferred
  • 5+ years of working experience in  Data Science area
  • Strong programing skills in Scala/Python/Apache Spark
  • Deep knowledge in NLP methods: Word2Vec/FastText, NER, Sentiment analysis
  • Excellent understanding of machine learning and deep learning techniques and algorithms, such as K-means, Decision Tree/Random Forest, CNN/RNN, GAN etc.
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc. Good knowledge in using query languages such as MySQL, Hive, Phoenix etc.

Soft skills

  • Data-oriented personality
  • Exceptional Oral and Written Communication skills
  • Time management
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Presentation skills

Working conditions

The Data Scientist  must fully embrace the team spirit of a young and innovative Start-up. They must be able to adapt to a multi-cultural environment.

Location : Lausanne, Switzerland, Dathena R&D Office