Senior Data Scientist (f/m/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  Commercial, Marketing & Sales
Job ID:  39135


Are you an entrepreneurial thinker? Do you want to join a dynamic team with a strong sense of purpose that thrives on finding new ways to tackle challenges? Then our Commercial, Marketing & Sales team is the right place for you: whether you’re passionate about Marketing, Medical Affairs, Market Access, Commercial Excellence or Sales. We analyse the market to find out exactly what patients need, and then we provide pain treatments that improve their lives – while creating value for Grünenthal. We strive to make progress towards our vision of a world free of pain – every single day, one patient at a time. We’d love you to help us make a powerful impact on the lives of people living with pain around the globe.


What the job looks like
Each day you'll enjoy a variety of challenges, such as:

  • Building machine learning models to create market-leading customer experience
  • Enabling clarity on business questions that don’t currently have answers
  • Defining the Data Science roadmap, enabling the data strategy and guiding business direction with continued model performance analysis
  • Implementing new analytical methods or ways to use data to improve business understanding and help drive growth
  • Delivering advanced analytics to support commercial decision making
  • Evolving a toolkit with new functionalities that supports Global Business Teams with insights required to thrive
  • Feeding the data stack with new data sources, ensuring that all data is clean, available and documented
  • Helping ensure the business data literacy levels are high

What you'll bring to the table
To make the most of this role and truly thrive, you should have:

  • MSc/PhD in computer science, statistics, economics, mathematics, data science, machine learning or related technical/numerical discipline
  • Several years of experience in a senior data science role where end-to-end model design, development & testing comes with ease
  • Strong experience with ML platforms (frameworks, techniques and libraries and strong experience working with large data sets, and build robust models with a view to scale from the beginning
  • Experience in data management, governance & modelling lifecycles (including data quality, ingestion, loading, cleaning, and processing), seeking to improve model efficiency, performance, and scalability
  • Advanced capability in data story-telling and a strong grasp of data visualisation techniques (for dashboarding, reporting, etc)
  • A keen interest in the latest Data Science research and best practice, with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Strong project management and communication skills
  • Fluently in English, another European language is beneficial, but not essential


"Blending data with innovation is where the magic starts to happen!"

Megan Reutin, the Hiring Manager


About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, privately-owned pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focussing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 28 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in more than 100 countries. In 2021, Grünenthal employed around 4,500 people and achieved sales of € 1.5 bn.

Your HR contact:
Lea Kronhardt

Meet our teams
LinkedIn: Grunenthal Group
Instagram: @grunenthal

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