Open positions: Helsinki

Senior Data Scientist

Futurice builds digital services for people to love. We have witnessed how data driven functionalities like personalization are reshaping digital services. Such functionality is becoming an integral part of the everyday services people use and love. Futurice wants to drive this transformation. We seek to craft the leading intelligent digital services that will reshape industries in this age.

Futurice is looking for a person who enjoys developing practical machine learning applications together with a team of software developers and designers. In this role, you would have a responsibility throughout a project's entire life cycle. At the start of a project, you would be aiming to understand how data science can advance client’s business and explain the benefits of data science. And later you would be building intelligent services that have a substantial impact on client’s business.

To fit the role you have a broad understanding of the entire landscape of machine learning and data science with a solid track record of transferring research results into products. You need to have clear communication skills and have the desire to collaborate in a team of developers and designers to shape great digital experiences and drive business impact.

A proper data science toolbox is a strong requirement. Therefore, an ideal candidate has most of the following skills:

  • Programming languages and libraries: Python (e.g. Pandas, Scipy, scikit-learn, Keras), Java, Scala, Spark/Hadoop, SQL

  • Machine learning, statistics

  • Cloud services such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, IBM Watson

  • Software development, presentation and sales skills are all major pluses.

We are looking for a proactive person who can deliver results. All thought, if you join our team, we want to help you with your journey. We believe we are in the prime position to deliver great work while shaping our profession.

If you can offer us the smarts and expertise, we can offer you an extremely interesting job in one of the world's best workplaces. We believe in good working conditions and atmosphere. You are going to meet some of the nicest and smartest people here, including several world-class stars. You will be constantly learning new technologies. On top of the competitive compensation, our company offers employees a lot of trust, power to affect their own work and a chance to help make the world slightly better.

All in all, we are not just looking for a person for a specific position. We are looking for a person who knows their stuff and who is eager to learn more!

If this sounds like something you can and want to do, and you're a friendly person who is fun to work with, we would love to get to know you! Please apply below or send your application and your CV (if possible with examples of your work e.g. GitHub, portfolios) to Convince us by including evidence of your skills and motivation. You might get some inspiration by looking at our article about how to write a great job application.

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