Avaus Helsinki is looking for a Data Scientist

We are looking for an ambitious and business-oriented digital native to join the growing Avaus Marketing Innovations team in Helsinki!

Your key responsibilities, while working as a Data Scientist / Junior Data Scientist, will be participating in developing, implementing and maintaining our clients’ data analytics pipeline, including data extraction, cleaning, modeling, and reporting. All this with the customer's business objectives in primary focus, ensuring we provide top level analytical and predictive insights based on data. You will be working with long-term strategic, technical solutions and complex machine learning within several areas and businesses.

You will be working close to our customers which means that an understanding of the customer's business objectives, as well as their technical solutions, is an important part of the role. You will also have the opportunity to work closely with very experienced and skilled analysts/data scientists and consultants within data-driven marketing which means there are fantastic opportunities for future development.

You need this to succeed in your role

  • An analytical and creative mind combined with an interest in solving commercial issues

  • Critical thinking and suggesting new angles of thought/ways of working

  • Willing to learn new techniques and tools

  • Experience in statistical programming and modeling methods

  • Excellent command of programming languages related to this field (e.g. R, Python, Spark)

  • Experience with basic Machine Learning algorithms for supervised learning (logistic regression, random forest, gradient boosting, etc) and unsupervised learning (PCA, k-means, etc)

  • Experience in SQL and relational databases

  • Experience and interest in visualizing data

  • MSc / BSc degree in statistics, applied mathematics, computational sciences, or in some related quantitative field

  • Fluent in English

This will help you succeed in this role

  • Knowledge on more advanced ML methods like deep learning, collaborative filtering and statistical techniques (e.g. classification, regression, recommendation, pattern matching)

  • Experience in big data platforms and tools (Hadoop, Spark)

  • Experience in machine learning and data cleaning tools (RapidMiner, Alteryx)

  • Experience in data visualization tools (Tableau, QlikView)

  • PhD / post-graduate studies in relevant field and / or analytical approach to problem solving

To succeed at Avaus you need to understand our customer’s business and needs, be analytical and proactive. As a person, we hope that you are open minded and loaded with good team spirit and a “can-do” attitude!

Working in Avaus means working with a diverse set of top-notch colleagues and experts in creative content, growth hacking, marketing technologies, analytics, media and marketing strategy. We work in international cross-competence teams and with Nordic top brands. If you choose to work with us, you will have a high degree of freedom and unique opportunities to develop your professional skills.


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Employment type: Permanent


Avaus Marketing Innovations is the leading marketing innovator in the Nordics. We provide cutting edge marketing innovations supported by the strongest technical, creative and analytical competencies in the marketing industry. We are located in Helsinki, Stockholm, Gdansk and Munich. Now we are looking for new talent to join our growing team of +150 marketing professionals!

Email: info@avaus.fi
Location: Merimiehenkatu 36 D
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