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Head of Data Science

Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen , €100000 - €140000 per annum

Date Posted

2018-03-23 15:41:01 +0000



Job Type



Data, Infrastructure, Project Management, Data Analytics, Data Engineering, Data Science, Other Data Jobs

Team Lead Data Scientist - Python, Machine Learning, NLP

Rapidly growing, leading global logistics company. Overseeing a team of talented data specialists. Flexible working hours, fantastic benefits.

Are you looking to work in a team of innovative, driven, experienced individuals?

Have you got experience in leading teams of data specialists?

Do you want a hands-on team lead role with cutting edge technologies?

Our client, one of the world's leading global logistics companies are seeking a team lead data scientist to head up a group of data experts working in their office in Essen.

The client believes the ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

  • 3 to 4 years experience within data science environments with PhD in statistical field - 8 years experience in data science without PhD
  • Experience in full cycle data science phases
  • Skilled and experienced in using Python
  • Experience with machine learning algorithms
  • Accomplished computer scientist with a passion for data-driven products
  • Experience with deep learning and natural language processing is a plus

The Job will involve the following:

  • Heading up a team of 8 PhD data scientists, growing to 30 in 18 months
  • Overseeing data science in all of it's life cycle
  • Working within the area of machine learning, Deep learning & NLP
  • Spearheading their strategy for growth within the data science environment

The Company:

  • The world's leading global logistics company
  • Over 65,000 employees worldwide
  • Current team in Essen consists of 15 data experts, including 8 data scientists.
  • Last 18 months has seen massive growth that will continue


  • Flexible work-life balance
  • Gain access to a global network of industry experts
  • Data Science environment growing with new technologies
  • International opportunities

We are conducting interviews early next week. Apply below if interested.

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