Data Scientist

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

Your mission
At Omegga we believe that we can make a difference in this world. Four years ago we started with the goal to use our skills, creativity & energy to prevent the yearly worldwide killing of 7 billion one day-old chicks.
We know how, we have a plan, are backed by our customers and the European Innovation Council and now we are searching for YOU to help us scale the vision that no chicks have to be gassed or shredded anymore (www.omegga.de).
As a Data Scientist at Omegga, you will be responsible for the core functionality of our early, non-invasive sexing technology. Your blend of knowledge in spectroscopy and data science will help advance our technology and broaden its applications. This role offers a unique opportunity to blend technical skills with compassionate innovation, ultimately shaping the future of ethical animal treatment.

What You'll Do:
Accuracy Enhancement and Model Robustness: Focus on designing models to improve accuracy in chick classification and enhancing model robustness to adapt to data shifts across different chicken populations.
Model Optimization and Experimental Design: Perform hyperparameter optimization, track experiments, and structure new experiments using an expanding dataset to refine model performance and production readiness.
Research Implementation and Model Upkeep: Implement insights from academic research into practical applications, maintain and update models as the data landscape and product features evolve.
Team Collaboration and Technical Communication: Work collaboratively with the team to deploy the first model in a production environment, document processes, and present results that translate technical findings into actionable product improvements.
Your profile
Your Qualifications and Skills:
Spectroscopy
  • Fundamental understanding of spectroscopy and data acquisition processes
  • Experience fine tuning spectrometer settings for highest quality data collection
  • Proficiency with algorithms for processing spectral data, including denoising, normalization, and outlier detection.
Programming and Software Engineering
  • Strong Python programming skills, including object-oriented programming (OOP).
  • Expertise in writing reusable code and creating entry points to streamline data loading, visualization, model training, and results saving.
  • Experience with Git for version control.
Data Visualization
  • Proficiency in data visualization using Matplotlib, Seaborn, or Plotly.
Machine Learning and Data Science Tools
  • Proficiency with SciKit-Learn, Keras/TensorFlow/PyTorch, Pandas/Polars/Dask, and NumPy.
  • Familiarity with AWS Sagemaker and/or JupyterLab, and experiment tracking tools like Weights and Biases, MLFlow, or similar.
Statistical Analysis and Data Processing
  • Expertise in outlier detection, data cleaning, feature selection, dimensionality reduction, model training, prediction analysis, error analysis, and creating reproducible results.
  • Strong statistical skills.
Communication
  • Ability to explain complex models and results clearly to the entire team.

Your Experience:
  • Proven experience in data science projects involving spectroscopy, hyperspectral imaging, or remote sensing.
  • Comprehensive experience through the entire lifecycle of a data science project, from initial data processing to deployment, monitoring, and iterations.
  • Demonstrated passion for working with real-world data, with a knack for analyzing data from multiple perspectives.
  • Startup experience, showing versatility beyond data science and ability to work in a growing team.
  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodologies.
Why us?
What We Offer:
  • Self-Direction and Leadership Opportunity: At Omegga we value self-direction and personal drive. You're not just an employee; you're a vital part of a mission-driven journey, work in a diverse team and develop into a leadership role in a rapidly growing team. 
  • Salary: Market competitive salary
  • VSOPs: Company participation package
  • Job Benefits: Monthly voucher - choose between more than 100+ partners (e.g. Urban Sports, D-Ticket, REWE, Rossmann, IKEA)
  • Living: Fully furnished affordable apartment just 3 min walking distance to the Omegga office in the “Werksviertel” to enable an easy start in Munich (up to 6 month)
About us
At Omegga we believe that we can make a difference in this world. Four years ago we started with the goal to use our skills, creativity & energy to a prevent the yearly killing of 7 billion day-old chicks on a global scale. We have the tech, we have a plan and the financial resources, being backed by our customers and the European Innovation Council/European Commission. Now we are searching for you to help us scale the vision of a world free of chick culling (www.omegga.de).

We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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