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About the position

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Data Team Leader to lead the development and implementation of data products in a cross-functional data team.  

As a Data Science and Engineering Team Lead, you will mentor and inspire a talented team of AI scientists and data engineers, review and guide their work, help develop roadmaps for the team, and be a role model for them. In close cooperation with the product management team, you will translate complex business and product requirements into actionable data-driven solutions that deliver measurable impact in production settings. This will include guiding the design, development, and operation of various statistical and machine-learning models in the areas of information retrieval and natural language processing. Moreover, you will drive the strategic direction of our AI initiatives by cultivating communication channels across all levels of the organization.

Your profile

  • Proven leadership experience in managing data teams
  • Strong background in AI and machine learning concepts, with hands-on experience designing and implementing AI & data products
  • In-depth understanding of modern natural language processing (NLP) and information retrieval methods like large language models and neural search
  • In-depth knowledge of modern AI ecosystems, including deep learning frameworks (TensorFlow, PyTorch), MLOps tools (Weights and Biases, Vertex AI)
  • Experience designing large-scale data-intensive applications using OLAP systems (e.g., Postgres, BigQuery, Elastic Search, Snowflake) and streaming frameworks (Apache Beam, Spark, Databricks)
  • Strong mathematical, statistical analysis, and general scientific problem-solving skills. Think strategically, but also stay on top of tactical execution
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present complex results to technical and non-technical stakeholders

      Nice to have:

  • Ph.D. in Quantitative fields like Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval, Deep Learning or Statistics
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform 
  • Background in computational linguistics or linguistics
  • Demonstrated success in leveraging LLMs to develop innovative data products


What we offer:

  • Look forward to working in an expanding and future-oriented company with a global perspective
  • A responsible position with exciting challenges and great opportunities to learn, grow and contribute awaits you
  • Remote work is possible
  • Enjoy a highly professional working environment in a friendly team with flat hierarchies
  • 40+ passionate engineers working on products they are proud of
  • Lots of responsibility and a real chance to make an impact – shape our future products and services for an international client base
  • Modern working models such as home office and shared desk are part of our daily routine to support you in achieving a good work-life balance 

About us

Ubermetrics is a leading media and data intelligence platform, focused on research and development. It is part of the UNICEPTA Group, one of the global market leaders for media and marketing intelligence. The Ubermetrics platform processes over 50,000 content pieces per minute from over 460 million sources. It enables our dedicated monitoring and analytics teams within the UNICEPTA Group to leverage state-of-the-art data alerting, monitoring and analysis solutions for Communication and Marketing professionals from leading global companies and organizations. For these, UNICEPTA’s actionable insights are also a basis for strategic decisions in risk management, supply chain management or compliance.