Data Science Consultant

  • Atos SE
  • Basel, BS, Switzerland
  • 09/11/2019
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with over 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of over € 11 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information technology space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education as well as multicultural and pluralistic approaches to research that contribute to scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the group enables its customers, employees and collaborators, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably and confidently in the information technology space.

For our small but growing Analytics & AI team based in Zurich, we are currently looking for a

Data Science Consultant with strategic, analytics skills and entrepreneurial mindset (m/f)

We are looking for Data Science Consultant, with strategic, analytics skills and entrepreneurial mindset to join our small but growing Analytics & AI Consulting & Engineering team in Zurich and Nyon. You will join a global company with on site, near sourcing and offshore capabilities, as well as a small but growing Swiss Analytics & AI team of Sr consultants, technology specialists and entrepreneurs. Your will be working on challenging projects with international blue-chip clients across diverse industries in Switzerland, on both advanced data analytics and consulting, including meeting with clients and building bespoke solutions to face their challenges. You will be working in teams of 2 to 4 consultants, on 1 to 3 projects simultaneously. You'll be involved in projects from discovery start to final recommendations, responsible for gathering and analyzing data, building statistical models, up to translating quantitative insights into strategic recommendations and delivering the results. It is up to you to push creative and innovative approach and to grow the business taking ownership of your projects. You will be able to present your result to Senior Executives both internally and externally, making a real impact on Client businesses. You will build expertise on several methodologies and industries and develop both your business and technical skills in Data Science/BI/Agile. You will be accompanied in your learning process through Atos training opportunities, our technology partnerships as well as mentoring from colleagues. You will have an opportunity to contribute to our small but growing team of Business Analysts, Data Scientists, BI specialists, Data Engineers, Architects, IoT Specialists, Project/ transformation managers. Our team is highly motivated to help our customers in their digital analytics transition to solve their business problems ans by doing so inventing in the Swiss analytics solutions and AI products of tomorrow.

Your responsibilities

    • Actively drive and pursuit business opportunities (proactive business development & RFPs, entrepreneur mindset) in the area of Analytics, Data Science and BI
    • Support analytics practice lead and senior consultants in developing and growing the analytics team
    • Help drive client's workshops during the different stages of data projects (from use case ideation, to prioritization, Proof of concept / Proof of value to industrialization)
    • Help tailor the consulting methodology tools and templates for the specific client
    • Project Management during preparation and execution phases
    • Support clients on analytics projects in understanding business impact and required strategic alignment
    • Help with POC using data science skills / facilitation tools (ex: Knime...)
    • Help execute data maturity and technology assessments, with support of full time Data Scientists
    • Help analyze data security and privacy regulations requirements
    • Gather and combine analytic results from Data Scientists
    • Help create recommendation reports describing the overall value creation of analytical use cases
    • Help prepare and execute client trainings to ensure organizational readiness in data project
    • Key contact person for clients during data projects (with coaching and support from Sr leaders)
    • May play the role of Product owner for some internally developed solutions / partner solutions
    • May coach some interns data scientists / web developers in Atos incubator

Your profile


    • Consulting experience (ideally 4-6 years) or equivalent experience with strong interest in working as a consultant to see multiple clients/use cases
    • Strong interest in marketing & business issues (to drive operational performance and enhance workers satisfaction)
    • Eager to learn and contribute
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively in agile team environment
    • Autonomy and dynamism in a challenging environment
    • Continuously striving for high performance
    • Bachelor's or master's degree (or equivalent) in Statistics, Economics, Engineering or a related analytical field. Excellent record of academic achievement.
    • 2-3 years of experience in Data Analysis / Modelling / Advanced Analytics
    • Passion for data, extensive knowledge in statistics or applied mathematics, familiarity with techniques such as data modeling / optimization, and experience in using advanced analytical methodologies to answer business questions. Experience with statistical software such as SPSS, R, Stata, Python, SQL, common data science frameworks. Some level of certification in Data Science with hands on project experience a must
    • Understanding of CRISP-DM methodology
    • Experience in one, ideally two verticals between pharma, manufacturing, telco, insurance, finance, consume packaged goods, retail, health & government
    • Experience working with data scientists & data engineers
    • Can travel to client locations in Switzerland when needed
    • Fluent language skills in English, Business German desirable, French a plus


    • Knowledge of Design Thinking, Lean, Agile (can help drive/moderate ideation workshops)
    • Experience with at least one Visualization tools (such as Tableau, Power BI, Data Studio, Qlik

Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong