Sr Data Scientist (M/F/D)

The Data & Analytics function will include a Wholesale Advanced Analytics (WAA) team, which will work hand in hand with the Wholesale organization on strategically relevant use cases that have the potential to deliver substantial value and redefine the way that adidas works with its Wholesale business partners.


The WAA team will build data science products to drive the digitalization of the wholesale business, enhance product sales, enhance amongst others cross- and up-selling and improve critical operational processes. Data Scientists in the WAA team will support the development of data science methods for specific use cases across the entire analytics lifecycle: from business and data understanding to data preparation, modeling, evaluation, and deployment.



  • Support the development of data science methods for specific Wholesale use cases
  • Support improving and automating the data science platform and our machine learning pipeline to facilitate our data science activities and service use cases
  • Support presenting and promoting results and insights to adidas colleagues at all levels
  • Support junior and mid-level colleagues in their development and be their local go-to person
  • Partly manage the relationships with the Wholesale project team, ensuring their views and requirements are captured
  • Act as the ambassador for your use case, showcasing the key functionalities, driving adoption, and assuring operational excellence together with IT peers



  • Proficient spoken and written command of English
  • +7 years of work experience, preferably in a data science or analytics environment
  • Experience in developing and running simulation, optimization, and what-if scenario planning tools to support decision making
  • Proficiency in at least two of the standard data science programming languages (e.g., Python, R, Java, Scala, Octave)
  • Expertise in open-source unified analytics engine for large-scale data processing (PySpark)
  • Solid understanding of relational databases and NoSQL databases. Experience working with Databricks (preferred)
  • Solid knowledge of Machine Learning Operations (MLOps)
  • Familiarity with agile development methodology
  • Comfortable in presenting complex topics to stakeholders at various organizational levels



  • Competitive salary, bonus, and benefits
  • Hybrid work policy and flexible working hours
  • Sports and work-life balance incentives
  • Upskilling and internal growth (local and international)
  • International and diverse work environment
  • State-of-art office space and conditions


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Job Title:  Sr Data Scientist (M/F/D)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Porto
TEAM:  Information Technology
State:  13
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  491219
Date:  Jan 11, 2023