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Senior Data Scientist – Retail Intelligence (m|f|d)

Linz, Vienna, full-time

As Senior Data Scientist – Retail Intelligence you actively drive our R&D agenda in the field of Retail Intelligence forward, such as basket insights or customer lifetime value. You are our internal contact person for your colleagues in our product teams and our client teams – with regard to technical and economical questions.

Your tasks

  • You research and develop in the field of machine learning and statistical modeling.
  • You present our research results so that our product teams can integrate them into our SaaS products.
  • You support and consult our product teams in integrating research results into product systems.
  • You provide insights in the form of notebooks (Jupyter, Streamlit) so that we can customize them for single clients.
  • You teach and give feedback for internal stakeholders with regards to customizing notebooks so that they can consult clients in the best possible way.

Your profile

  • You successfully completed your studies (MSc, PhD) in Data Science, Statistics, Artificial Intelligence and Bioinformatics.
  • You have 5 years of experience as a data scientist and solid skills in machine learning and statistics.
  • You are experienced and have know-how in at least one model: ARIMA,  Cox Regression, Pareto/NBD, Recency-Frequency-Monetary, Markov-Modelle. 
  • You have good skills in Python and basic skills in software development.
  • You have already some experience in ecommerce – ideally – or you are ready to dig deeper into this field.
  • You are experienced in concepting and leading projects.
  • You enjoy sharing your knowledge with colleagues of other departments and provide coachings.
  • You have good skills in German and English – and you just like working with multiple stakeholders.

We offer

We offer you the possibility to actively contribute to the development of smec – an accelerated learning curve in an award-winning company and an extremely appreciative working environment included! In addition, we offer stunningly flexible working hours anytime between 6am to 11pm, as we know you have a social life too – whether it’s spending time at the lake, going for a hike or to be at home with the kids. Moreover, you’ll enjoy plenty of perks such as: full free access to Udemy courses, free coffee and tea in vast quantities, fresh fruit and our smec buddy system. On top of that, you will get a new MacBook, not only for work, but also for your personal use. And we host a variety of events with free drinks because smecies just love to mingle with other smecies. 


Loving the sound of smec? Just write an email or give us a call! We’re excited to get to know you and would love to welcome you here at smec. 

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

We offer a minimum salary of EUR 3.186 for this position, adjusted to match your qualifications and experience.

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 350+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.