Data Scientist

100% | Madrid


  • Apply best-practice data science to implement big data and advanced analytics use-cases in close cooperation with the respective stakeholders
  • Develop state-of-the-art machine learning, advanced analytics and big data procedures
  • Ensure state-of-the-art implementation and delivery
  • Use data mining and deep learning approaches to identify further use-cases
  • Pro-actively consult on enhancing existing routines and establish a knowledge sharing mindset
  • Support local teams in implementing use-cases
  • Involve in setting up a suitable data governance
  • Shape the future role of advanced analytics and big data


  • Master's degree in data science, computer science, applied mathematics or simi-lar
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in applying advanced analytics to a variety of cases and a proven ability to synthesize complex data; deep understanding of modern machine learning techniques and their mathematical foundations
  • Real-world implementation experience in machine learning applications
  • Strong programming skills in at least one object oriented programming language (Java, Scala, C++, Python, etc.) and experience with data visualisation tools
  • Experience in energy/commodity trading is an advantage
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Highly collaborative, capable of listening to and learning from colleagues, chal-lenging thoughtfully and prioritizing impact
  • Fluent in English
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel (40%)
This is a unique opportunity for an open-minded, passionate and talented Data Scien-tist to be part of our Big Data initiative. As such, you will roll up your sleeves, engage with different stakeholders and implement relevant use-cases across the organization and play a major role in establishing advanced analytics and big data approaches across the business area Trading & Sales.

No agencies please. Candidates to apply through our online system. Thank you.


Further education is promoted within the organisation, either through internal training or financially supporting external education.

Salary and benefits are tailored to local market conditions and employees are rewarded for their contribution to the local and group success.

The workplaces in our subsidiaries are very modern and in central locations. Work is performed in small teams, where everybody is free to express ideas and contribute to innovation. As an employee, you have access to international expertise and work in a collaborative environment.

Moritz Nauer
Senior HR Manager Recruiting
Information about the recruitment process
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About us

The Axpo Group produces, trades and distributes energy reliably in Switzerland and in over 30 countries throughout Europe. Around 4500 employees combine the expertise from 100 years of climate-friendly power production with innovative strength for a sustainable energy future. Axpo is an international leader in energy trading and in the development of tailor-made energy solutions for its customers.
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