Data Scientist

  • Swarovski
  • Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • 10/09/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

Here at Swarovski, our people sparkle just as much as our products. Come and join us as a Junior Data Scientist where you will get a chance to work in a rewarding role within a diverse team with dynamic strengths that shares your real passion for premium fashion and jewelry. You will have the chance to be part of a truly iconic global brand, with the opportunity to learn and progress your career.


  • Transform the high-level business product specifications provided by the business stakeholders into detailed specifications
  • Leverage knowledge of the organization’s information, application, and infrastructure environment as well as the current technology landscape to design the Analytics Product and define the optimal settings
  • Provides key insights from enterprise databases catalog and external data
  • Selects features, builds and optimizes models mainly using Machine Learning and other Advanced Analytics techniques
  • Coordinates with the Innovation reference person to runs pilot activities (e.g. A/B testing) needed to validate business outcomes


We are looking for a motivated talent, who brings along the following background:

  • University degree/ Education, preferably in in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics or similar
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in a similar role within an international setting
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent English proficiency, presentation and communication skills
  • R and/or Python (min. 5 years), modelling & real time analytics (process parallelization), familiarity to SAS a plus
  • Robust knowledge on Data management & IT infrastructure management,
  • Team orientation, and ability to work and interface effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Innovative and creative approach whenever possible and can-do attitude


Working for Swarovski is more than just a job – you will work for a groundbreaking modern premium brand, globally known for its quality and creativity. We are constantly changing and moving forward to become one of the best retail employers.

Besides an attractive salary package, you will receive a motivational bonus structure and a royal employee discount, we also offer the possibility to develop yourself and to achieve your personal career goals through our Swarovski Retail Academy trainings and our continuous performance and talent programs.

Swarovski is a family-run company, founded more than 120 years ago in Wattens, Austria, which has become a leading group of global companies committed to stable growth and maintaining its place at the forefront of design, creativity, and technological innovation.

At Swarovski we add sparkle to people’s everyday lives. We value people who show a real passion for what they do, and who inspire that passion in colleagues and customers. When you join us, you become part of something big: as a company, and in our teams, we live by family values. Wherever you go, you’ll find a caring environment where personal passion drives company performance.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.