Data Scientist (w/m) - Einstiegsposition

  • Coop Genossenschaft
  • 4053 Basel, BS, Switzerland
  • 16/04/2022
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Data Management Biostatistics

Job Description

Full Job Description


  • Carrying out general analyzes and optimizations, e.g. in the areas of sales-based ordering, customer decision-making, promotion and data-supported assortment design
  • Exploratory analysis of data and proactive search for new use cases for process optimization with the help of analytics and artificial intelligence
  • Implementation of time series analyzes and development of machine learning applications for information extraction, pattern recognition and forecasting from structured and unstructured data
  • Data extraction from various sources and subsequent data preparation and cleaning
  • Regular success reviews for introduced measures
  • Evaluation/interpretation and graphic representation of the analyses
  • Presentation of the results and discussion of the requirements in various committees
  • Operationalization of self-created analytical software in the tool stack used (SAP HANA, Google Cloud, Docker/Kubernetes) and associated operational tasks
  • Reviews of algorithms and statistical models
  • Participation in projects and/or agile product teams


  • Recently completed university degree (ideally master’s degree) with a strong quantitative orientation (e.g. statistics, mathematics, physics, computer science, quantitative economics or similar)
  • Well-founded know-how in statistics: linear and logistic regression, hypothesis tests, distributions, additional knowledge of algorithms such as random forest are a plus
  • Know-how in programming R and/or Python as well as experience with TensorFlow, MXNet or other machine learning libraries is an advantage.
  • User knowledge of SQL, MS Excel and PowerPoint is an advantage
  • In general, a high willingness to familiarize yourself with new tools and methods
  • Interest in business issues and business processes, as well as IT topics
  • Very good knowledge of German and English

what we offer

  • attractive and social
  • open and innovative corporate culture
  • Generous discounts in various Coop formats
  • 350 internal Courses
  • flexible working time models

Coop aims to be the best retailer in Switzerland and one that is closest to its customers. Family friendliness, freshness, attractive prices, sustainability and enthusiasm are important to us.
Would you like to put your analytical knowledge to practical use in the dynamic environment of a retailer? Do you love analytical challenges and do you want to make a difference with the results of your analyses? Do you want to use machine learning technologies to optimize processes?
The young and dynamic "Digital Analytics & AI" team is based in Coop IT and, as a central competence center for analytics and AI, works on issues for the various departments of the Coop Group. In this entry-level position as an entry-level data scientist, you will become part of this young interdisciplinary team and work actively on various projects and analyzes from day one. The main areas of activity represent a balanced relationship between teamwork and individual work. Several experienced data scientists, AI engineers and the team leader are available to support you as sparring partners. We are addressing a young person who has recently graduated from college and wants to enter the professional world.
Anne Marchon, HR Marketing

We are looking forward for your online application.