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Senior Expert Data Scientist

Who You Are

You are an experienced data scientist that love data, analysis and customers. You are experienced in building automations, services to internal customers as well as end customers. You understand the business and what is important to bring value.

At Research & Development, Data Science CVE you will be a key contributor to be able to work in a data driven way with vehicle data, customer data and other types of data related to above. We need you in our mission to create cars to move in a personal, sustainable, and safe way. Also, to take next steps to deliver intelligent new services to our end customers. Together with other engineers around the world, you and your team will create innovative human-centric car technology that makes life less complicated and more enjoyable for people.

Are you interested in data, analytics and connected car data? Do you share our passion for people, the environment, and our urge to create a great customer experience? Research and Development is the place for you to prosper.

Business Structure Linkage.


This role is within the team of Complete Vehicle Engineering department. The role has the responsibility to lead the development of analytics and machine learning for R&D. Your position will be in a local team, but also a part of a global team where it’s possible to learn from each other. It is a great position for personal development.


What You’ll Do.


As a Senior Expert Data Scientist/Lead Data Scientist you will be responsible to build up the analytical framework in R&D, APAC of vehicle and customer data, with design patterns in use globally and locally adapted where necessary.

You will support whole R&D with data and analytics and continue the transformation of R&D to facilitate data driven development and customer focus. When needed to provide direct customer value through data created by R&D functions also collaborate with commercial IT. Natural partners are also Quality and EO-Digital.


When handling customer related raw data, which is needed in many instances, it is important to understand local privacy laws and other data laws. You will keep updated with help from privacy and compliance officers on data and privacy laws and together find a way to handle issues in a compliant way.


In summary, as Senior Expert Data Scientist/Lead Data Scientist, you are a Leader, strategist and hands on doer when needed and by that also developing others.



Your Responsibility.


  • Lead and set strategy for Data Science CVE, Complete Vehicle Engineering, APAC.
  • Liaise with Data Science CVE global, use global design patterns, and local where necessary
  • Liaise with interfaces as, Engineering and Operations-Digital (IT), Quality and internal R&D stake holders
  • Liaise with Commercial Digital, when applicable
  • Work closely together with data providers as e.g., Quality, Connected Car/Telematics, (ConX), Vehicle Data and Diagnostics, (VDD) and Engineering and Operations-Digital (IT).
  • Collaborate with R&D internal functions as Customer Data and Data Driven Transparency
  • Lead continuous improvements of processes, methods, technology, or tools for APAC within the area
  • Validate statistical and machine learning models developed globally for APAC markets.
  • Develop machine learning models on APAC/Chinese data (Due to data laws and privacy laws)
  • Drive and participate in AE projects with regard to ML/AI
  • Participate in (Chinese) national collaborations and networks, e.g., BITNEI
  • Participate in training of employees in advanced statistics and machine learning when needed
  • Facilitate cross-functional coordination
  • Lead and participate in hands on Data Science projects
  • Coach and hands on help other organisations (R&D) to start up own Data Science initiatives.
  • Drive and support the development of data products regarding customer and product.



You And Your Skills.


  • Excellent skills on coding, data science programming experiences on (e.g. Python) etc. are required.
  • Experience with cloud environments, computing, storage, and piping are required
  • Customer focus and customer driven. Proven ability to understand business opportunity from data science and translate into appropriate analytical methods and architecture is required.
  • Passions with automobile and technology, especially data, analytics, and customers
  • Understand value flows within automotive industry is preferred
  • Critical thinking
  • Good general communication skills, ability to explain complex issues in simple terms
  • Good communication, oral and written skills in English are required
  • Ability to make synthesis across disciplines is preferred
  • Willingness to develop other people in processes, methods and tools
  • Teamwork spirit, realise that the team is greater that the individual
  • Experience in working with vehicle data is preferred
  • Experience within automotive industry is preferred




Competence Required.


  • STEM education (at least MSc or equivalent)
  • More than 5 years relevant experience and solid knowledge of Data Science
  • Solid understanding and experience in statistics, machine learning and AI.

VCCN-Shanghai Jiading (APHQ), CN

Job requisition ID:  61279

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