Senior Data Scientist

Senior Data Scientist

Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Chemical
  • Permanent full time
  • Reference : INT-030470
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  • Region Zurich Oberland
  • Type of contract Permanent full time
  • Sector of activity Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Chemical


For our client, a Swiss FinTech company which is located in Zurich, we are looking for an individual as

Senior Data Scientist

(fulltime, permanent employment). The earliest start date is as soon as possible.

Description of the mission

  • You will develop and deploy solutions in the area of information extraction (and others) for simplifying business processes using ML techniques
  • You monitor the latest trends in the area of information extraction and test their applicability in proof-of-concepts on real world problems
  • You manage the end-to-end execution of ML model development process: from understanding business requirements, data analysis, feature engineering, model development, to creating model deployment pipelines together with our ML engineers
  • You conduct regular maintenance and reviews of existing models to identify & mitigate weaknesses and improve performance
  • You guide and mentor junior data scientists

Required profile

  • You have a PhD or Master degree in a quantitative field (Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, etc.)
  • You have at least 3 years of professional experience as Data scientist
  • You are passionate about latest developments and trends in the field of machine learning and information extraction
  • You bring keen attention to details while keeping a pragmatic attitude
  • You have strong problem-solving skills
  • You are proficient in Python and state-of-the-art tools (pandas, numpy, etc.) and at least one ML library (xgboost, sklearn, lightgbm, etc.) while having a good understanding of other ML libraries
  • You have experience in neural networks (keras, tensorflow)
  • You have strong feature engineering and data mining skills
  • You really enjoy working independently
  • You are fluent in English and/or German, other languages are a plus

Application process:

Interested? You can find more information here: Infopackage. Please apply via the "Bewerben" button below and answer all questions, otherwise we will be unable to process your application.


  • Reference INT-030470
  • Published on 10 juin 2022
  • ConsultantMarijke van Engelenburg