Senior Data Scientist with Generative AI Focus (f/m/x)

Join the Advanced Analytics & AI team at RBI group, where the innovation of a start-up meets the stability of an established financial institution. We are seeking experienced data scientists to help us pioneer the future of banking in Central and Eastern Europe.
Our team is known for its agility, creativity, and hands-on approach, and we’re looking for like-minded individuals to enhance our international team. If you’re interested in leveraging data science to develop innovative banking solutions, apply your machine learning expertise using cutting-edge technology, and contribute to our transformation into a data-driven and highly recommended financial institution, this role is for you.

 (38.5h / week)



 Your role at RBI  

  • Execute a diverse array of use cases across all business lines, validate hypotheses, and contribute innovative ideas, leveraging your expertise in both classic machine learning and generative AI.
  • Act as the vital link between business experts, IT, and Advanced Analytics & AI, integrating both traditional machine learning and generative AI methods into broader business strategies and technical solutions.
  • Teach and train junior colleagues in data science, focusing on both classic machine learning techniques and the application of generative AI, to further enhance these capabilities across RBI.
  • Create, maintain, and teach introductory courses for both classic machine learning techniques and the application of generative AI
  • Utilize state-of-the-art cloud infrastructure (end-to-end data science framework on AWS using Databricks), ensuring the effective application of both traditional machine learning and generative AI models.
  • Translate data analysis findings and research results into actionable steps, highlighting the implications and benefits of both traditional machine learning and generative AI.
  • Use your excellent communication skills to advocate for the adoption and benefits of both generative AI and classic machine learning to your students.
  • Creatively visualize and report data findings, emphasizing the unique insights provided by both classic machine learning and generative AI, in a variety of visual formats.

Your core competencies

  • You possess a minimum of 5 years' experience in Data Science within a large corporation, ideally in the financial services sector.
  • You have deep knowledge of statistical and machine learning techniques, including proficiency in generative AI.
  • You have experience as a trainer of both classic machine learning techniques and the application of generative AI (e.g. at the university or as freelance trainer).
  • Experience in creating training material is a strong plus.
  • Your excellent scripting skills, preferably in Python, and familiarity with popular machine learning libraries equip you to handle diverse data science tasks.
  • You have a proven track record of delivering successful data products, services, or insights, demonstrating your understanding of complex data flows and business processes.
  • Your communication skills are excellent, with fluency in English; knowledge of German is a plus.
  • You are energetic, enthusiastic, and passionate about delivering high-quality analytical products in a dynamic environment.
  • You have a hands-on mentality and enjoy exploring new ideas and techniques.
  • You are a team player, able to work collaboratively with people at all levels.
  • You can effectively communicate complex ideas and maintain a positive attitude, even when facing criticism.

What's in it for you

  • Work Life Balance: flexible working hours (no core time) & extensive hybrid working possibilities, 30 days / year remote work from any EU-country outside Austria
  • Meaningful Career Options: to develop personally & professionally
  • Learning: as part of our DNA & culture 
  • Easy Moving: work permit support
  • Easy Commuting: free public transport pass
  • Canteen: healthy, tasty, and heavily subsidized
  • Leisure time activities: attractive sports and cultural offers (free museum tickets, reduced gym membership, etc.)
  • Saving: with vouchers / discounts from our staffs' council (eg. for supermarkets)
  • Free: Salary account and credit card (optional)
  • Family Friendly: family allowances, gender-neutral parental leave, bilingual company kindergarten, child care during holidays etc. 
  • Salary: starting at EUR 70.000,- gross p.a. including overtime (market-compliant overpayment is provided dep. on experience / qualification)


At Raiffeisen Bank International, we are pleased to have more than 17 million customers in Austria and 12 other CEE countries – what got us here, are our talented people. From the moment you join RBI, you will notice our commitment to creating a working environment where everyone can thrive. Diversity and inclusion are essential components of our vision and mission and are reflected in our values: collaboration, proactivity, learning and responsibility. Our shared mission is to provide a superior customer experience by tackling new issues such as digitalization and changing needs. 


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