Principal Consultant Machine Learning (m/f/diverse) - REF30351Q

Your tasks

ONE ContiTech – The first choice for material driven solutions.

Are you interested in shaping the future of ContiTech together with a great team?

Please join us and contribute to our goals with your new role as Machine Learning (m/f/d). Your new place to work is flexible and will be defined later (hybrid).

Your tasks

As a team member of the Group Sector Central Function Technology of ContiTech, you will be globally responsible to drive success of applied data science and effective usage in all areas of the organization. In your new role you will design and implement innovative data-drive solutions to solve complex business problems as the principal expert for all integral aspects of applied machine learning, including expert knowledge of processes, technologies and methodology.


  • Are expert level consultant to effectively apply machine learning (ML) methodology, technology and good practice, complementing AI/DS platform owners, AI/DS sector owners, AI/DS project owners
  • Device and execute global machine learning strategy based on the overall CT Technology strategy together with CFO IT Data Science team
  • Create best practices, guidelines and standards for application of ML in collaboration with AI/DS stakeholders and establish governance
  • Provide expert consulting on the selection, application, optimization, and tuning of ML methods for concrete use case
  • Advise on use of best practice ML approaches, tools, frameworks, platforms
  • Develop and maintain a deep understanding of the business and industry to identify emerging trends and research to actively initiate, drive, execute, and evaluate technology PoCs and new opportunities in the DS/AI community
  • Seek, establish and maintain partnerships with internal and external ML partners, academia for collaborative research
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Your profile

Your Qualifications 

  • Academic degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, related fields or comparable qualification
  • Multiple years of experience and extensive knowledge of machine learning methods, algorithms, and approaches and their theoretical statistical underpinnings
  • Knowledge of current methods in Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Statistical Learning and their applications
  • Experience in frameworks like Sagemaker, Data Architectures and Model Lifecycle Management
  • Experience in agile project management with internal and external partners
  • Very good handling with MS Office software
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and spoken), German is a plus
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Critical thinking, organizational skills and problem-solving mindset


  • Inspire your stakeholders and contact partners with an effective communication of high intercultural sensitivity
  • Believe in a collaborative team player attitude and are convinced that networking and knowledge sharing are key drivers for success
  • Have Passion as well as the capability to research and learn about new technologies that can benefit the company
  • Are up-to-date on the latest trends in the industry concerning classical data science, data mining, advanced analytics, etc.

Diversity creates value for a better tomorrow. We offer equal opportunities to everyone - regardless of age, gender, nationality, cultural background, disability, religion, ideology or sexual orientation.

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Our offer

We want our employees to do well with us. That's why we offer them not only an exciting job in an international technology group, but also numerous additional offers such as flexible and hybrid working, sabbaticals and other benefits.

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About us

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2022, Continental generated sales of €39.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 57 countries and markets.

The ContiTech group sector develops and manufactures, for example, cross-material, environmentally friendly and intelligent products and systems for the automotive industry, railway engineering, mining, agriculture and other key industries. Guided by the vision of “smart and sustainable solutions beyond rubber,” the group sector draws on its long-standing knowledge of the industry and materials to open up new business opportunities by combining various materials with electronic components and individual services. 

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