Data Scientist (f/m)

Palfinger AG
  • Salzburg, Wien
  • Vollzeit
  • Berufserfahrung
  • 14.3.2019

PALFINGER stands for most innovative, reliable and economic hoist-equipment on utility vehicles for land segment and in the maritime sector. To strengthen our PALFINGER 21st team in Salzburg/Wien we are looking for a

PALFINGER 21st Data Scientist (F/M)

Fulltime 100%

You love to work in a highly skilled and motivated team? You have an independent, target- and team-oriented way of working? You like to actively shape the future? - Then PALFINGER 21st might be the right place for you! PALFINGER 21st stands for new approaches, new products, services and business models. We are constantly focusing on innovating to enhance, complement or substitute existing value chains. We believe in deep collaboration, creativity of the crowd, the inclusion of global acceleration hubs and academia, live open innovation approaches and foster disruptive innovations.

Become the expert in data science within the PALFINGER 21st IoT & Data Science Competence Team, which is part of the PALFINGER 21st Competence Center! You will contribute to PALFINGER's corporate IoT & data science architecture in collaboration with other teams from various divisions within the PALFINGER Global Organization.

You are responsible for generating information out of data and knowledge extraction from the overall PALFINGER ecosystem: smart products / smart services, smart factory / operations technology and reporting / business intelligence. You perform requirements engineering for new tools, foster decisions between open-source or proprietary technologies and help with make-or-buy decisions. You know how to approach inverse problems, you possess expertise in descriptive, predictive & prescriptive methods and you are familiar with common processes, tools, platforms and cognitive services in data science. In this vein, you are willing to learn new skills and you collaborate with external and internal partners.

If you possess an affinity to deal with data from various sources such as sensory data of real machines or data from business processes and you love to find new solutions via an agile approach within a changing environment, this is the just the job you are looking for!


  • lead for machine data analytics processes, model building & knowledge extraction
  • facilitate expertise in data engineering / data science / mathematics / statistics
  • technology management of data analytics tools / cognitive services / SaaS platforms
  • product evaluation: open source vs. proprietary / make or buy decisions
  • definition of data processing methodology / analytical services
  • data exploration / model building & verification / feasibility studies / plausibility checks
  • application of structured data science methods such as CRISP-DM/ASUM-DM


  • university degree in mathematics, physics, informatics or similar with focus on data science
  • experience with scripting languages such as R, Python/Julia and/or Java/Scala
  • experience with analytical / descriptive methods / rule engines / data visualization
  • experience with implementation / verification of predictive & prescriptive models
  • experience with application of machine learning / artificial intelligence
  • optional experience with open-source analytics tools / frameworks, such as Apache BEAM, SPARK, FLINK, etc.
  • optional experience with open-source machine learning tools /frameworks, such as TensorFlow, XGBoost, sci-kit learn, etc.
  • optional experience with commercial-off-the-shelf ML/AI frameworks, such as Microsoft Azure IoT Platform, Google Cloud Platform, AWS Analytics, IBM Watson, etc.
  • analytic thinking and willingness to learn, self-reliant


  • a tangible and heartfelt opportunity for young experts to learn and grow with us
  • a creative job in one of the coolest environments in the industry
  • cooperation in an interdisciplinary and diverse global team
  • good work-life balance thanks to flexible working hours and the freedom to organize your work
  • performance-related compensation and attractive incentive schemes
  • career planning, personal and management development programs
  • opportunity to gain international experience
  • voluntary fringe benefits provided by our company health management scheme PALfit


  • willingness to travel up to 10%
  • location Salzburg or Vienna
  • excellent business English (German optional)

Minimum gross salary according to Austrian metal industry collective agreement is EUR 36.045,52 per year. We are willing to overpay according to training and qualification. We are looking forward to your informative application including salary expectations and a possible entry date. Would you please e-mail it to:

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