Data Scientist / Project Manager

  • Coopers Group GmbH
  • Basel, Switzerland
  • 10/05/2019
Freelance Data Science Data Engineering Machine Learning Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

For our pharma client in Basel we are currently looking for a

Data Scientist / Project Manager

We are looking for an experienced Data Scientist / Project Manager. You will be part of the the clients Business Intelligence and Search team which is based in Basel area. As the data scientist and project manager you will be responsible for driving development and implementation of advanced analytics projects.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Perform detailed technical assessment of current POCs (Proof of Concepts) to define best approach for the productive realization
  • Create the project plan and estimations
  • Support/coach developers in the data understanding and preparation
  • Design and/or contribute to the design of statistical and machine learning models
  • Support the evaluation of the designed models
  • Coach team members on the design and scientific background of statistical models
  • Write the project documentation
  • Organize knowledge sharing session with the rest of the Solution Center team in order to teach Data Science basics principles to them.

Must Haves:

  • +5 years of experience in project management in the relevant area (including experience with data science is mandatory)
  • Experience of the major data science modeling methods and machine learning (at least 3 years)
  • Substantial experience with R and Python
  • In-depth knowledge of relational database principles and corresponding query language skills (e.g. SQL)
  • Experience using big data platforms such as Hadoop
  • Experience using container technologies (e.g. Docker and Kubernetes)
  • Experience in applying statistical modeling, machine learning, exploratory, and confirmatory data analysis in mid to large volume data sets
  • Good verbal and writing communication skills in English

Nice to Haves:
+++ Knowledge of Docker / Container is highly preferred
+++ Experience with Spark is a plus
+++ Experience in leading teams
++ Familiar with the Agile methodology
++ PM certification

Start date: 01.07.2019
Duration: 31.09.2019 (renewable every 3 months, planned until end of 2020)
Location: Basel area