Lausanne, Switzerland


Information Technology



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Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. PMI’s journey to a smoke-free future is fuelled by technology. The total transformation we’re going through means that there are unique IT projects here to match all levels of skills and ambitions – from pace-setting global pilot projects to vital local updates. Whether you want to pursue a personal passion or build an international career, there’s space here to develop in any number of directions. To join us in IT you’ll need to be driven and equally happy whether you’re taking the strategic view or diving deep into processes. We'll make sure you're set up to succeed whatever your project is, our culture is agile and collaborative, and we genuinely believe our people are some of the best you’ll ever work with. If you are an ambitious, high-energy individual who is not afraid of challenges, we’re looking for you. PMI is seeking an experienced Data Scientist who is passionate about motivating change through the intersection of data, operations, and science. As a Senior Data Scientist, reporting to the Lead Data Scientist Consumer and Commercial, you will deliver impactful data products that drive key marketing decisions in B2C and B2B2C. You will support highly visible multicategory product marketing in the Reduce Risk Products domain and growth initiatives across +60 markets. Enterprise Analytics and Data, of which Data Science for Consumer and Commercial is part, collaborates with partners across Consumer Insights, Sales Development, Engineering, and IT Platforms. Our mission is to solve complex business problems with data and science. The team’s culture is centred around rapid experimentation with open feedback and debate along the way. We encourage independent decision-making and taking smart risks. Your Day to Day: • Deliver solutions to analytical problems primarily from B2C and B2B2C domain. • Work closely with fellow Data Scientists, Data and Software Engineers, Data Architects, Data Managers, Business Analysts and Product Owners to implement extensible data products. • Partner with other Enterprise Analytics and Data specialties on data gathering, data governance, evangelizing key performance indicators and democratizing data. • Apply best practices in the area of data science and leverage on ‘Zero Overhead Principle’ to deliver data products of top quality. • Work with complex datasets by leveraging distributed computing systems to ingest, mine, and analyze the data. • Take technical leadership in various data science projects and advocate for optimization opportunities. • Communicate and present project results and impact effectively. We’re looking for someone with: • Bachelor’s/Master’s/PhD degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) • Extensive Experience in Data science: minimum 3 years of hands-on experience building solutions for business problems using advanced analytics and machine learning • Competency in Machine Learning, statistical principles, and techniques such as time series analysis, natural language processing, optimization, supervised and unsupervised learning – classical and advanced • Proven track record on putting data science to work – ideally in marketing and sales domain with recommender system’s footprint in place • Good presentation and communication skills (English) to able to relay insights in layman’s terms, such that these can be used by Business to take informed decisions • Experience of coaching & mentoring junior data scientists • Driving/leading technical conversations with multiple internal and external stakeholders. • Experience working in squads and multi-disciplinary teams in Agile / Lean delivery mode • Extensive experience and proficiency in Python, Spark for Data Analytics • Experience with GitFlow, Docker, Kubernetes • Experience in experiment design & A/B testing • Experience in commonly used cloud-based stack such as AWS (EMR, SageMaker, etc.) is highly welcome • Experience in developing and deploying data science solutions in production is highly welcome What we offer Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers.