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Senior Data Engineer / Consultant

RemoteSwitzerland, Vaud, LausanneTechnical

Job description

AI brings huge potential, but many companies are still struggling to release the desired impact. We are a pragmatic and dynamic team that engages with our business clients to “accelerate impact with Data Science”. We are looking for talents to rapidly grow together Artifact, a startup established by three founders with proven track-records in AI consulting and scaled AI implementations.

For our powerful team, we are looking for a Swiss based Senior Data Engineer / Consultant.


Your mission

  • Add real-world impact by transforming our clients’ data into tangible value
  • Pragmatically design, implement and deploy data and AI solutions with “best in class” open-source technology to solve pressing business problems
  • Lead the integration and transformation of various data sources through data pipelines into cloud environments, through end-to-end data management
  • Lead delivery workstreams with high-performing teams in an agile way and take accountability for the delivery qualityCommunicate outcomes and collaborate on solution / product development
  • Build a trusted relationship with various stakeholders across our clients, teams, and partners
  • Coach other team members


What you can expect

  • An adventure with great talents that want to change the future with data and AI
  • An environment in which you can grow and share new ideas
  • A flexible working model
  • Further shape the start-up and help for fast growth


About Artifact

Artifact is dedicated to empower people with AI for the better. As a professional service provider, we do Data Science. Together, we are leveraging the best ideas to find pragmatic and sophisticated solutions with the best suited technology. We help our business clients to accelerate their journey with AI and deliver real impact. We have innovation in our minds, people in our hearts and agility in our veins.


Job requirements

Your profile:

  • Master's degree or PhD in Computer Science, Informatics, Data Science or a related STEM field
  • 4+ years of successful experience in Data Engineering work
  • Fluency in Python and expertise in other programming languages
  • Familiarity with database technology and Big Data frameworks, e.g. SQL, NoSQL, and Spark
  • Experience in architecting and bringing analytics solution into production and preferably scale them afterwards, e.g. based on Azure, AWS, GCP, Snowflake or Redshift platforms with DevOps, MLOps and DataOps exposure
  • Experience in cloud technologies such as Azure Databricks or Azure Data Factory
  • Experience to design & build traditional data warehouses or data lakes as well as data architectures
  • Experience to deliver solutions leveraging agile methodology
  • Preferably experience to visualize data insights with tools like Tableau or Power BI
  • Understanding of AI approaches such as Machine Learning (ML), Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Computer Vision
  • Excellent written and oral communication (English and German are a must; preferable also French). Good interpersonal skills to work with business and IT stakeholders
  • Experienced in working with virtual distributed teams
  • Willingness to travel
  • Solving problems and making the extra mile is part of your nature
  • Work permit in Switzerland or citizen of an EU/ EFTA country


Additional preferred qualification:

  • Proven track-record in consulting
  • Deeper experience in several industries such as logistics, pharma, consumer and financial industry
  • Ready to move out of your comfort zone
  • Open-minded and with a good sense of humor
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