Data Scientist f/m

80% or more | Baden

As a data scientist, you will use your expertise to benefit the changing energy industry and will be closely involved in its dynamic and innovative evolution. In this role, you will take on responsibility and enjoy the freedom and flexibility to put forward and implement your own ideas and solutions.

What you will do

  • Use sensor data from Axpo's hydropower plants to generate insights that drive decision processes throughout the entire company
  • Responsible for entire process from querying data, writing production grade python code, developing the frontend necessary to visualize the output of the given model

What you bring & who you are

  • MSc in computer science or engineering (with a focus on data science)
  • Able to write production grade code and shape data science architecture
  • IT Knowledge: python, javascript, devops
  • Understanding of theoretical basics of machine learning as well as experience in the practical application of machine learning
  • Good written and spoken command of German is a plus

Become part of the motivated and dynamic Hydro 4.0 team and help shape the digital future of hydropower plants! More information at

What we offer


Your recovering is important for us. Enjoy at least 22 days’ vacation for your work-life balance, and up to 12 paid public holidays per calendar year. You’ll get extra vacation days as a loyalty bonus every five years. In addition to that, you can benefit from flexible working hours as well as the opportunity to work remotely.

We offer fairness. In addition to a competitive salary, all employees are entitled to a performance-based component

Your development matters to us. Therefore we invest in your professional growth with a wide range of internal training opportunities and the possibility of cost and/or time-sharing.

Take advantage of our massage and sports offerings. Enjoy a reduced price when you visit the nearby fitness centre. Or you can go jogging along the Limmat with your colleagues. Dressing rooms and showers are available.

If you drive to work, you can park your car on the company premises or in parking garages close by. Free parking spots are available depending on the location.

A modern workplace awaits you in the centre of Baden. The main station is less than a five-minute walking distance. Baden is just 15 minutes from Zurich by train, and offers attractive shops, cultural variety and a wide range of hot springs.

We provide support towards childcare. Enjoy unforgettable holidays with discounts at hotels worldwide and benefit from additional products and services.

About us

Axpo reliably produces, trades and sells energy for over three million people and thousands of companies in Switzerland. We are an international leader in energy trading and the marketing of solar and wind power. Axpo is the largest producer of renewable energy in Switzerland. Our hydropower plants and affiliates are distributed across the whole of north-eastern Switzerland and into Valais and southern Switzerland. At Axpo, around 5,000 employees work on exciting and challenging tasks, contribute their ideas and put them into practice. We have an open corporate culture with an emphasis on appreciation, enjoyment, honesty and commitment, and we value diversity. We therefore welcome applicants regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion or ideology, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity.

More information

About the team

Our motivated and dynamic Hydro 4.0 team is helping to shape the digital future of hydropower. You can expect a young, open and cooperative working atmosphere in a professional, agile and innovative environment. If you want to help shape the future of energy, then you've come to the right place. We offer you a lot of freedom and flexibility to bring in and implement your own ideas.

Information about the recruitment process
Checking application documents and pre-selection
When we receive your application we (Recruiting Team link) check your documents. If your motivation, qualifications and work experience fit the job profile, you're already a step closer.
Video interview
For some functions, we carry out staggered video interviews before the first meeting. You will be able to answer our questions by video, and you decide on the time and place.
Meeting you in person
We now look forward to meeting you in person for the first time. You'll have the opportunity to learn more about Axpo and get more detailed information about the job. Depending on the function, you will be given a sample task to complete, or we'll draw up a job-related personality profile with you. You may be invited to an assessment centre. A meeting with the team is also an option. In the final stage we'll make you a fair offer in line with standard wages.
Three tips
Tip 1: A well prepared dossier and pertinent covering letter help us to learn more about your skills.
Tip 2: In your interview be open and genuine. This helps us to get an accurate picture of you, and also helps you to find out if Axpo is for you.
Tip 3: Asks questions in the interview and clarify any outstanding points.