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Senior Data Scientist (m/f/x), based in Shenzhen, China

Permanent Hires in China, full-time
Munich, Germany

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The Role

As Senior Data Scientist for KONUX China (m/f/x),  you will be responsible for the local data processing, algorithm & feature development for the Chinese market with the support from the KONUX global team. The ideal candidate seeks mathematical robustness in solutions, loves to code, will get their hands dirty with large volumes of complex raw data from which they will seek to derive meaningful and actionable insights. They will also be able to explore a  wide range of statistical models and techniques to understand and effectively break-down hard problems. KONUX scientists and engineers appreciate the importance of good metrics and the tradeoff between exploration and exploitation. They can perceive common structure between superficially unrelated problems. They are focussed, first and foremost, on building tools and algorithms that deliver customer value.

Your Responsibilities

  • Develop feature sets and insights into a wide range of data sources, including acceleration time series and free text sources
  • Design, simulate and test existing and new machine learning algorithms for system state identification and prediction
  • Convert models into a production system that can process and reach conclusions in real-time
  • Build tools and infrastructure that contribute to a sensor data analysis ecosystem
  • Select/design/adapt, optimize and implement machine learning algorithms 
    on real time platforms (resource constraints)
  • Help bring-up and test algorithms on hardware systems, including creation of system test plan
  • Contribute to continuous improvements and optimizations on existing models
  • Drive innovation and contribute to intellectual property

Your Profile

  • MSc in Engineering / Physics / Mathematics / Computer Science or a related field, PhD preferred
  • 5+ years experience in data science in a business environment
  • 2+ years experience in building and testing machine learning models in Keras / Tensorflow / PyTorch or a similar framework
  • Advanced proficiency in Python and at least one compiled language (e.g., C, C++)
  • Ability to understand and deliver in the presence of rapidly evolving product, customer, and business needs
  • Autonomous and solution oriented working methods
  • Commitment to teamwork and communication of ideas, and a desire to be creative
  • Full working proficiency in both English and Chinese

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About us

At KONUX, we are empowering the rail industry by building the best possible predictive analytics solutions for our customers. We strive to help industrial companies improve their maintenance and performance decision making in a data-driven world. A career at KONUX is for those who want to be at the forefront of analytics, working to make notable improvements to train reliability which affects hundreds of commuters every day. Our culture prioritizes the customer first, and all employees are expected and empowered to take ownership of their daily responsibilities. If this sounds like the type of environment you thrive in, then we want to hear from you!

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to play a decisive role in shaping a company during its pivotal growth stage alongside a diverse, multinational team
  • A competitive salary with equity (all permanent KONUX employees have equity!)
  • 3600€ personal development budget annually so that you can hone your craft
  • 27 paid vacation days/year from your first day, +1 per year with KONUX (up to 30)
  • Regular team events, including quarterly all-team getaways, after-hours dinner parties, and networking events
  • Flexible working conditions with opportunities for home office
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • A big kitchen with a fully-stocked breakfast bar and professional-grade espresso machine
  • Comfortable and modern offices in beautiful Munich, Germany and Cluj, Romania
  • Relocation support

Equal opportunity

At KONUX, we focus on results. We believe that a diverse team achieves better results faster. So here’s the deal: You bring in your very own perspective. We promise to judge your qualifications and performance, not your age, sex, religion, skin color, gender identity, family status or disability.

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