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Data Scientist - Consumer Industry Cloud

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Date: Dec 30, 2020

City: Shanghai, 31, CN, 201203

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 270592
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.



As a data scientist, you will work on a specific project critical to SAP Consumer Industries Cloud’s needs with opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. You will help guide the team to execute the mathematical modeling of our customers’ business problems, develop algorithms, data mining flows and applications to solve these problems, and help our customers directly to understand and implement the result of the analysis.

Core Responsibilities

  • Work with industry experts and technology experts to translate our products’ business needs into mathematical models, and present to the team with good communication skills.
  • Responsible for work packages related to machine learning topics, specify and design machine learning methods and integrate or implement these into products.
  • Create prototypes and work closely with the engineering team to deliver features into the product, evaluate and define test strategies for delivering high quality product features and capabilities of the product.
  • Evaluate and test machine learning methods and maintain a high level of quality.
  • Create data definitions and contribute to machine learning infrastructure.
  • Implement machine learning algorithms, work closely with product management, application developers and co-innovation customers.
  • Participate in a team as key contributor, perform functional and empirical analysis on machine learning topics, conduct research on machine learning tools and algorithms, implement prototypes and validate them on real data.

A Successful Candidate requirements

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field of study.
  • 3+ years of experience in machine learning related topics or foundational methematics topics.
  • Working experience at least in one of below areas: supervised and unsupervised machine learning algorithms and deep learning frameworks.
  • Working experience in developing pipelines for machine learning and data preparation activities for developing a machine learning application, and distributed application development.
  • Consumer industries background is preferred.
  • Working experience with big data in productive projects is preferred.
  • Working experience with recommendation systems is preferred.



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