Bertelsmann is a media, services and education company that operates in about 50 countries around the world. It includes the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House, the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr, the music company BMG, the service provider Arvato, the Bertelsmann Printing Group, the Bertelsmann Education Group and Bertelsmann Investments, an international network of funds. The company has 119,000 employees and generated revenues of €17.2 billion in the 2017 financial year. Bertelsmann stands for entrepreneurship and creativity. This
combination promotes first-class media content and innovative service solutions that inspire customers around the world.
Bertelsmann Data Science Program – MEDIAn
Design new data products and develop big data capabilities in order to address business model challenges and offer solutions
Collaborate with international teams to drive usage and adoption of new data products and capabilities
Use and further enhance machine learning methods and tools
Understand and leverage new data sources and integrate traditional structured data with raw data from websites, social media and third parties
Model and frame business scenarios that are meaningful and impact critical business decisions
Support change within the organization
M.Sc. or Ph.D. in a quantitative field such as Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Physics or related topics
Advanced knowledge of standard methods across the entire data science pipeline
Proven experience working with data science (via internships, research projects, etc.)
Problem-solving mindset with strong relationship building, collaborative and communication skills
Strong knowledge of machine learning methods
Solid programming skills in Python and R; additional programming languages such as SAS, Scala, Spark, C/C++ and/or Java are a plus
Knowledge of databases, database concepts, database design and related languages / tools such as SQL, NoSQL, Hive, etc.
Experience with mining massive data sets (ex. with Hadoop) and visual storytelling expertise are a plus
Geographic flexibility; travel and relocation will be required
Foreign languages are a plus
How to apply:
Please apply online, as we do not consider applications submitted by mail, fax, or e-mail. We welcome applications from people who will contribute to the diversity of our company.
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