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Senior Data Scientist



Data Science
Gothenburg Municipality, Sweden
Posted on Monday, March 25, 2024
Science · Göteborg

Senior Data Scientist

Are you a scientist ready to dive into the technical challenges of combating one of today's biggest issues? Imagine being part of a team of outstanding developers and scientists, shaping the climate spectra of the food and beverage industry. Join us on an innovative journey by becoming a key player in the Science team at CarbonCloud.

Our mission is to combat climate change by empowering food producers worldwide to measure and diminish their carbon footprint. Through our SaaS platform, we equip food and beverage entities with the necessary tools and datasets to identify, monitor, and optimize their climate impact across the supply chain. The Science team serves as the cornerstone of our company, responsible for crafting models and datasets, collaborating closely with product teams to enhance our software, and partnering with sales and marketing to effectively communicate our scientific vision. Join us in driving transformative change.

As a Senior Data Scientist at CarbonCloud, you'll be right in the thick of our scientific efforts, teaming up directly with our VP of Science and closely with our development crews. Here's what you'll be working on:

  • Building Models and Datasets: You'll be pivotal in boosting CarbonCloud's competitive edge by constantly refining our models and datasets. This means spotting areas for improvement and innovation and pushing forward our modeling game to stay ahead in the industry.
  • Crafting Products: Your ability to translate complex scientific models into practical solutions will be highly valuable. Whether it's directly implementing these models or creating prototypes, you'll ensure they smoothly fit into our software offerings. Plus, you'll whip up tools for internal use to handle models and datasets with ease.
  • Teamwork Across the Board: Sharing knowledge is at the heart of CarbonCloud. You'll be spreading the word about scientific insights across the organization, helping fine-tune specs for the Product and Engineering teams, and lending a hand to Sales and Customer Success teams with customer queries. You'll also team up with Marketing to brainstorm fresh content ideas and ensure our scientific messaging hits the mark.

    On top of these main responsibilities, you'll also:

    • Steer Our Scientific Vision: We're all about science here, and you'll be our champion. Inside and out, you'll be advocating for innovative approaches that line up with our mission to steer the food industry toward sustainability.
    • Stay in the Loop with Science: It's crucial to keep CarbonCloud in the know about the latest scientific breakthroughs. You'll be on the ball, staying updated on what's new in the field and weaving emerging science into our products and strategies. That means helping customers meet ever-evolving reporting needs and keeping our offerings top-notch.

      To thrive and deliver in this role, we believe you have the following experiences:

      • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
      • You are great at developing creative technical solutions to ill-defined problems.
      • Deep expertise in mathematical modeling and working with complex datasets.
      • Experience engaging with and contributing to a technical scientific field at the highest level, probably attained through a Ph.D. in physics, chemistry, mathematics, or similar.
      • Proven ability to deliver results in a business context. You know how to identify key inputs for the organization and deliver them at the right quality and in a timely fashion.
      • Experience collaborating with software developers. Python and machine learning experience is a plus.

        Additional information:

        • Salary: Fixed monthly salary and an attractive bonus model
        • Scope: Full-time employment (with a 6-month probationary period)
        • Location: on site at our HQ in Gothenburg, located at Aschebergsgatan 44
        • Vacation days: 25 days of vacation annually
        • Benefits: Fitness subsidy of 2000 SEK, Health insurance, Pension
        • The recruitment process will consist of a total of 5 interviews
        • It is mandatory to hold a working permit (work VISA) for Sweden before applying (for non-EU citizens)

        General information

        To ensure we get the best possible match, we will use theoretical and practical work-related tests during the recruitment process. We give great importance to personal qualities and cultural fit. More info about this will follow later on.

        We continuously screen candidates and do not have a final deadline for the process. We may extend an offer before the final application deadline if we find the right candidate early in the process.

        So if you don't want to miss this unique opportunity at CarbonCloud, apply today!

        Contact Julia Gullbrandsson Talant Acquisition Manager – People & Culture / Finance


        Perks & Benefits

        • Work on the biggest issue of our generation

          Your time is precious. Spend it where it matters.
        • Lots of room to shape your work

          We expect You to know You best. In general, you get to pick your tools and decide how to make the most of them.
        • Get better together

          You'll be working closely with motivated people that joined the company since they want to change the world. But we are doing something very new, and we are figuring it out together as we go. Sharing mistakes and learnings makes us better at this.

        Workplace & Culture

        Working here is a great way to try out new things and push your comfort zone, if you want to. We don't have a specialist in every area yet, counting on the team being flexible and stepping in wherever needed. Some of us stick to our ordinary job descriptions, but we also have developers trying out sales, and designers doing marketing.

        We are flexible with hours and remote work where needed, trusting everyone to do their best to work in a way that's effective. We're currently doing a mixed setup with some people working remotely full time. We are looking forward to working together at the office after the pandemic!

        About CarbonCloud

        We do climate footprint calculations for food producers, insights on where to improve, and transparency to consumers through packaging labels. The science is hard, the product is simple. We are building a global network of climate calculations - improve one calculation, and the others react.

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