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Data Scientist (m|w|d)

Linz, Vienna, full-time

As Data Scientist, you are part of our Data-Science-R&D-team and significantly involved in the further and new development of our Data Science prototypes as well as our Machine Learning production environment. In addition, you independently deal with the latest trends in the industry, actively contribute to the conception of prototypes and work on their implementation.

Your tasks

  • You conduct research and development with a special focus on machine learning.
  • You create prototypes and develop models and approaches.
  • You code and use Python as programming language.
  • You take care of the tuning and monitoring of the models in the real-time environment. 
  • You act as a contact person for our account managers and prepare statistical analyses for them.

Your profile

  • You successfully completed your studies (MSc) in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics, Statistics, Computer Science or Software Engineering with a focus on Data Science.
  • You have at least 2 years of professional experience and a solid knowledge of machine learning and statistics.
  • You have basic knowledge of software development and experience with Python.
  • You ideally gained know-how and experience with time series models (ARIMA, ARIMAX etc.) or multi-task learning.
  • You are fluent in English and enjoy working with multiple stakeholders.

We offer

As one of Austria's Best Employers 2021 and a certified Great Place To Work®, we are particularly proud of our corporate culture. In addition to an open and very appreciative interaction, we offer you: 

  • Stunningly flexible working hours between 6:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. 
  • The possibility of remote work 2 days per week 
  • Further training opportunities as part of our smec Academy – career paths, competence development, online learning platform with more than 3,500 courses, and much more.
  • Sports and health offers as part of smec Health – own fitness room, e-bikes, fresh fruits every day and joint sports activities
  • Cool events like internal meetups, get-togethers and other social activities
  • Sponsoring of team events 
  • Great employee referral program: for referrals you get an individual event or bonus as a thank you.
  • 3-month onboarding program with buddy support
  • Growing company with startup flair and many development opportunities
  • New MacBook with private use option
  • Free coffee and tea
  • First-class locations in Linz, Vienna and London – good transport connections included
  • No dress code - come as you are! :-)

Sounds exciting? We look forward to receiving your application and are happy to answer any questions you may have.

We offer a minimum salary of EUR 2,635 for this position, adjusted to match your qualifications and experience.

We offer the following benefits

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Stunningly flexible working hours

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smec spirit

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Top-notch equipment

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Home office

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Personal & professional development

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Switch locations

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Structured onboarding

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Your smec buddy

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Flat hierarchies & open door policy

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Cool company events

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Free access to the smec gym

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Refreshments & goodies

About smec

smec – Smarter Ecommerce is one of the leading B2B SaaS providers of paid search automation software and a strategic partner for online retailers in Europe.

Due to our vast experience in the highly specialised PPC industry, we constantly add value to our existing tools and challenge competitors with innovative solutions.

More than 500 national and international clients with yearly budgets worth 550+m Euro rely on our data-driven insights and best-in-class consulting services regarding Data & Growth Strategy, the Google Marketing Platform (GMP), Microsoft Advertising, Programmatic, Display Ads and more. Leveraging these advantages, we are building a powerful online retail data platform and are transforming from a pure PPC specialist to a strategic growth partner for online retailers.

We are growing fast – in the meantime more than 150 passionate employees from 20 different countries are following their professional passion at one of our locations in Linz, Vienna and London.