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Senior Data Scientist (m/f/x)

Permanent Hires, full-time
Munich, Germany

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The Role

We are looking for a talented Senior Data Scientist who 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. Ideal candidates are self-motivated, self-directed and are happy to learn and adapt quickly. They will also be able to explore a wide range of statistical models and modelling techniques to understand and effectively break-down hard problems. KONUX scientists and engineers appreciate the difference between explaining and fitting statistical models, the importance of good metrics, and the tradeoff between exploration and exploitation. They can perceive common structure between superficially unrelated problems, and can use this to build tools and algorithms that drive the delivery of products which deliver customer value.


Your Responsibilities

  • Develop feature sets and insights into a wide range of data sources, including acceleration time series;

  • Design, simulate and test existing and new machine learning algorithms for real time system state identification;

  • Convert models into a live 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; and 

  • Drive innovation and contribute to intellectual property.

Your Profile

  • PhD or MSc in Engineering / Physics / Mathematics / Computer Science or a related field;

  • 5+ years experience in data driven business environment;

  • 2+ years experience in database schema design:

  • 2+ years experience in building and testing machine learning models;

  • Proficiency in Python, and in at least one compiled language (e.g., C, C++) and one other scripting language (e.g., R, MATLAB);

  • Ability to understand and deliver in the presence of rapidly evolving product, customer, and business needs;

  • Autonomous and solution oriented working methods; and

  • Experience in managing research projects; and

  • Commitment to teamwork and communication of ideas, and a desire to be creative.

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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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