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Senior Data Scientist (m/f/d)

Job Number:  43557
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna IT Austria - Graz
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

GRAZ, AT

Group Description

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.

 

Role Summary

Magna Global IT is seeking a talented Data Scientist to lead the ramp up our data science practice and socialize the potential advanced analytics and machine learning use cases.  We are looking for a self-starter supporting Finance, Treasury, Sales, Supply Chain Management, Quality, and other business functions building analytics and reporting to understand overall business performance and increase organizational efficiencies. 
This role applies industry-leading analytical methodologies for working with large datasets to extract meaningful business insight and creatively solve business problems. Performing exploratory data analysis to assemble metrics and KPIs and support teams delivering analyses and recommending process improvements to help the business continue to scale.
As an ideal candidate you thrive in an entrepreneurial environment and you are fired up by the challenge of building something from the ground up. You ask questions, are continually learning as well as finding opportunities to share knowledge with others. You're a strong problem-solver, who uses both quantitative and qualitative methods to get things done.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and develop algorithms and models to use against large datasets to create business insights. Incorporate business knowledge into solution approach by trustful collaboration with internal customers and cross-functional teams.
  • Lead Data Science & Analytics projects & initiatives and work independently on solution development; Execute tasks with high levels of efficiency and quality; Make appropriate selection, utilization and interpretation of advanced analytical methodologies; Prepare reports, updates and presentations related to progress made on a project or solution.
  • Effectively communicate insights, recommendations and its impact to both technical and non-technical leaders and business partners.
  • Participate in establishing and continuously improving Magna’s data science practice by developing replicable solutions (e.g. codified data products, recipes, project documentation, process flowcharts).
  • Seek further knowledge on key developments within data science, technical skill sets, and additional data sources.
  • Work with Senior Management to establish a Data Science roadmap and play a lead role in its execution.
  • Socialize Data Science use cases and be a driving force for establishing a Data Science Community within Magna.

Knowledge and Education

  • Advanced degree, applicable certification, or equivalent experience in Operations Research, Management Science, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science or related field.

Work Experience

  • 5+ years of practical experience with data processing and analytics.
  • 3+ years in a data science role.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Ability to sift through data, identify critical information, analyze, develop hypothesis and make recommendations to broader audience required.
  • Experience developing and running simulation, optimization, and what-if scenario planning tools to support decision making.
  • Experience building and maintaining predictive and/or prescriptive models in production at enterprise scale.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English language, including ability to develop and deliver presentation. Additional Language skills are an advantage (German, Spanish, Mandarin).
  • Advance Knowledge and engineering skills in (Cloud) big data & database technologies, data management & data pipeline development.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure stack (Azure Data Warehouse, Databricks, Azure Analysis Services, Power BI) is an advantage. 

Work Environment

For dedicated and motivated employees, we offer an interesting and diversified job within a dynamic global team, together with the individual and functional development in a professional environment of a global acting business. Fair treatment and a sense of responsibility towards employees are the principle of the Magna culture. We strive to offer an inspiring and motivating work Environment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Normal amount of sitting or standing, average mobility to move around an office environment, able to conduct normal amount of work at a computer.
Regular overnight travel not to exceed 25%.

Additional Information

We offer attractive benefits (e.g. employee profit participation program) and a salary which is in line with market conditions depending on your skills and experience. The annual remuneration package for this position is a minimum of EUR 55.000,- with corresponding qualification. For dedicated and motivated employees, we offer an interesting and diversified job within a dynamic global team together with the individual and functional development in a professional environment of a global acting business. Fair treatment and a sense of responsibility towards employees are the principle of the Magna culture. We strive to offer an inspiring and motivating work environment.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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