Data Scientist

U. S. Steel Košice, s.r.o.

Place of work
Contract type
Wage (gross)
1 900 EUR/monthCompetitive salary starting from 1900 EUR gross, depending on relevant experience

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

U. S. Steel will welcome a Data Scientist in its ranks to develop scalable Python-based applications that will improve process efficiencies and plant operations in line with the overarching strategic and tactical objectives of the company.

As a Data Scientist in U. S. Steel, you will collaborate with internal business partners to implement data-driven solutions with measurable business value. You will work with other data scientists, software developers and project managers on multiple projects, using mathematics, statistics, and machine learning to retrieve structure and knowledge from raw data. You will work at a cross section of machine learning and analytic processes to develop solutions that will improve efficiency and drive revenue.

Duties and responsibilities
• Build on statistical models for data analysis of manufacturing processes by facilitating automation, performing parameter optimization and machine learning model re-training, including a setup and maintenance of back-end infrastructure to facilitate its ongoing operation, both on-premises as well as on the cloud
• Develop and deploy predictive and prescriptive analytic solutions in R/Python, in teams adopting Agile Software Development methodology
• Develop analytics to address customer needs and opportunities
• Process, cleanse, and verify the integrity of the data used for analysis
• Enhance data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
• Perform rapid ad-hoc analysis and present results in a clear manner starting with structured or unstructured datasets
• Keep up to date with latest technology trends

Employee perks, benefits

U. S. Steel is committed to creating rewarding work environments. As an employee, you will have the opportunity to participate in several of our competitive programs, including:
• A Total Rewards package with competitive salaries and benefits with incentive opportunities for all employees:
- Competitive salary
- 13th and 14th salary or yearly bonus program
- Variable wage payment
- Subsidy for additional pension insurance (The 3rd pension pillar).
- Benefit for culture and sport (RELAXPASS vouchers)
- Award for employees who considerably participate in the results achieved by the company
• A focus on career growth and employee development that will establish not just a job, but a career.
• Ongoing training and education to enhance your career opportunities
• Flexible or modified working time
• Home office
• Participation in company activities organized by USSK
• Paid time off on significant life occasions
• Comprehensive Health Care

Information about the selection process

In case of interest, please visit: and send your CV (in English).

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Personality requirements and skills

• University degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related discipline (including Statistics, Data Science, Mathematics, Engineering) with 2-3 years of prior equivalent work experience in data analysis instead of an advanced degree
• Proficiency in designing, conducting, and interpreting statistical analyses using common statistical software tools (e.g., R, Python, etc.) and techniques (e.g., regression modeling, survival analysis, machine learning, etc.) with proven / demonstrable experience
• Experience with big-data analysis built upon structured (SQL / Oracle) and unstructured (data lakes / Hadoop) file systems will be a plus
• Expertise in leveraging statistics, machine learning algorithms, and advanced mathematics to solve engineering problems
• Demonstrated skill in the use of one or more analytic, visualization, and data querying software tools or languages (PowerBI, SQL, Hive / Hadoop, .Net)
• Demonstrated skill in data cleansing, data quality assessment, data visualization and storytelling for stakeholders
• Experience working well within deadlines in a team environment as well as independently, think creatively, and solve problems with a strong attention to detail on multiple projects simultaneously utilizing strong organizational, project, process, and time management skills
• Motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, including an ability to communicate across business areas and with global teams
• Self-starting, fast learner
• Upper intermediate (B2) English

Other requirements
• Understanding relevant statistical measures such as confidence intervals, significance of error measurements, development and evaluation data sets, etc.
• Industry experience is desirable, but not essential


Brief description of the company

Steel is essential to advancing modern society. In fact, countless aspects of our lives wouldn’t be possible without it. From state-of-the-art household appliances and safer, more fuel-efficient automobiles — to steel framing that makes our homes stronger and tubular products that support the development of our nation’s energy resources — our products build quality of life for people around the world.

U. S. Steel is on an exciting transformational journey to become the iconic corporation — a company set apart from the competition through the talent of our people, the quality of our product, and the strength of our performance.
We are seeking talented, motivated people to help us create the next generation of U. S. Steel, known for consistently out-performing the competition, delivering superior returns, and creating value for our customers as a world-class supplier of innovative steel products and solutions.
U. S. Steel Košice (USSK) is the largest producer of flat rolled steel products in Central Europe. In response to market demands, it supplies a wide product mix: hot and cold rolled coils, plates and strips, hot-dip galvanized sheets, coated and packaging sheets as well as electro-technical sheets. The company also produces spiral welded pipes and radiators from own materials.

Company address

U. S. Steel Košice, s.r.o., odbor Nábor a výber
Vstupný areál U. S. Steel
044 54 Košice


ID: 3982549  Dátum zverejnenia: 9.11.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 900 EUR/month