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Senior Data Scientist, Full-Stack

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We are now looking for a full-stack Senior Data Scientist to join our RELEX family in Helsinki, Finland. You’ll join the RELEX Labs team with dozens of data scientists, machine learning engineers, and analysts, who will help you succeed in your new role in developing great products. 

What you’ll be doing: 

As Senior Data Scientist, you will develop and deploy cutting-edge machine learning and optimization solutions for retail industry. With hundreds of the world’s largest retail and consumer packaged goods companies as our customers, you will get to develop challenging AI solutions that affect people, businesses, and environment on planetary scale. 

Your core tasks include:  

  • Problem definition and solution concepting 
  • Working with very large amounts of raw data (mostly structured) 
  • Developing advanced AI solutions using machine learning, mathematical optimization, and other forms of advanced analytics 
  • Measuring and demonstrating the performance and business value of your solution 
  • Communicating the results to different levels of stakeholders 
  • Developing Azure based AI microservices and deploying them to customers (based on a modern AI Platform & MLOps practices, and supported by Machine Learning Engineers) 
  • Representing RELEX in high-profile public presentations and customer meetings 
  • Working with RELEX product management, product strategy and customers to identify next opportunities to R&D roadmap 
  • Potentially leading the data science development efforts in selected product areas 
  • Primary technologies you will be working with: Python, Azure, Snowflake 

In practice, the RELEX AI capabilities that you would be building leverage an extensive set of methodology including machine learning, mathematical optimization, modern causal modelling, and other forms of advanced analytics. 

What you’ll bring to the table: 

  • Being a practical problem-solver. We hope you to have several years of experience in solving difficult real-world data science problems –including unexpected challenges where you had to learn new methodologies or technologies on the fly. 
  • Experience in “full stack data science”, covering the journey from early-stage business problems to deploying and operating solutions in production 
  • Experience in Python, SQL, and cloud computing (we like Snowflake and Azure) 
  • Experience in dealing with large amounts of structured data with varying quality 
  • Ability to deliver trustworthy AI solutions to production (based on a modern AI Platform & MLOps practices, and supported by Machine Learning Engineers) 
  • Ability to pick up domain/industry understanding quickly 
  • Excellent business understanding 
  • Excellent communications and listening skills 
  • Being a team player  
  • Language skills: fluent English skills (it’s our company language). A significant part of your tasks can be dealt with in Finnish as well, but whether you speak Finnish is not considered when we make the recruitment decision.  

What we consider as an advantage: 

  • Experience in retail and/or consumer packaged goods industries 
  • Experience in doing product development 
  • Experience in Azure 

Note that you don’t need to fulfill everything from the above lists. We are not perfect, and we don’t expect you to be either. Therefore, an important factor in our decision is your potential to grow professionally together with us.  

What we offer you in return: 

  • Opportunity to develop challenging AI solutions that affect people, businesses, and environment on planetary scale 
  • Fighting for the climate – work in a company where we aim to do our part in removing waste and minimizing unnecessary transportation from retailing on planetary scale   
  • Company culture that fosters learning, high ambition, responsibility and psychological safety.  
  • Tons of unexplored data and lots of learning and growing opportunities in a rapidly growing international software company.  
  • Flexible work hours and a possibility to work remotely.  
  • Occupational healthcare provided by Heltti and an extensive IF Health Insurance.  
  • A gym at the office and a lot of other activities: yoga, HIIT, floorball, badminton, brewing…  
  • Mobile phone and home internet benefit.  
  • Support for the families: a sick childcare service, a paid day off when your child starts the school for the first time, flexible work arrangements.  
  • Awesome team 

Are you the one we’re looking for? Apply today and become a part of our RELEX family! 

You can apply by sending your cover letter and resume through the application form as soon as possible, but no later than 10th of December. Please note that we will fill this position as soon as we’ve found the right person, so we recommend that you act quickly.  

If you have questions, our Director of RELEX Labs Tommi Vilkamo ( is happy to answer them by email or via LinkedIn chat  

Due to the ongoing global COVID-19 situation, we’re currently unable to schedule in-person interviews, and onboarding is primarily completed remotely, depending on country-specific recommendations. Our mission is to keep everyone safe while adapting to changing times. 

About RELEX 

RELEX Solutions is a leading provider of cutting-edge retail optimization software. We offer our customers radically improved demand forecasting and supply chain optimization, which then can be leveraged into exponential benefits — optimizing store space, allocation, workforce, pricing and promotion strategies, all within our unified platform.  

RELEX is trusted by leading brands including AutoZone, Franprix, Morrisons, PetSmart, and Rossmann, and has offices across North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region.