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Senior Data Scientist (m/f/d) for Vantage Towers

Posting Country:  Germany
Date Posted:  03-Oct-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Vantage Towers is Europe’s leading tower company, and our infrastructure and technologies are helping to connect people, businesses, and internet-enabled devices like never before. We combine the scale, stability and quality of our leading tower network with the agility, optimism and energy of a start-up. We’re inspired by our past successes and excited by the opportunities in front of us. Join our journey as together we accelerate a sustainably connected Europe

Senior Data Scientist (m/f/d) for Vantage Towers

Do you love diving into data lakes and unearthing the hidden treasures? You like to work analytically and solution-oriented? Are terms such as data mining, machine learning and predictive analytics not just buzzwords for you, but your daily tools for taking digitalisation to the next level with innovative ideas and solutions? As a Senior Data Scientist (m/f/d) you are part of a professional and highly motivated team and create targeted data analyses based on specific problems, present the results in an understandable form and create practicable solution and improvement proposals. You develop strategies, processes and data models to continuously improve data quality in the company. You support the solution design of our IT solutions in the application of these data models as well as in the use of machine learning and predictive technologies. Drive the digital transformation of the company together with us.

Your challenges: 

  • You collect large amounts of structured and unstructured data based on specific tasks and validate and analyze them using state-of-the-art data science methods.
  • You present your results in a generally understandable way, create targeted solution proposals, prepare management decisions and drive their implementation forward.
  • You develop strategies and processes to continuously monitor and improve the quality, completeness and reliability of data sets.
  • You create and implement data models and data architectures 
  • You advise the IT team and business functions on the use of machine learning and predictive analytics algorithms in our IT solutions with the aim of increasing efficiency, optimising the customer experience and increasing revenue. 


Your qualification: 

  • A degree in (business) computer science, mathematics, statistics or comparable
  • At least 5-7 years of professional experience in the field of data science / data analytics with excellent knowledge of databases, data models & architectures, ETL processes, data warehouse and big data
  • Programming experience in e.g. Python, JavaScript, Java as well as in-depth knowledge of distributed data/computing tools such as Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, MySQL etc.
  • Experience in the application of advanced machine learning methods (clustering, decision tree learning, neural networks, etc.) and their advantages/disadvantages in practical application
  • Very good command of written and spoken English (C1 according to CEFR)

You have the opportunity to either work full-time or part-time with at least 30 hours per week.
We advertise this position for our subsidiary Vantage Towers AG at our location in Düsseldorf.


That's what we're offering you:

  • Attractive remuneration and above-average additional benefits
  • Company pension scheme
  • Comprehensive further training
  • Individual promotion of your talents
  • Flexible working time models with part-time and home office
  • Active support in childcare and care of relatives
  • Diverse health offers and programmes
  • International career opportunities and exchange possibilities 

Ready for the new, the unexpected, the impressive? Then apply online now with details of your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations. 

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.