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Data Scientist

Date:  07-Nov-2022

ROMA, Italy

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Data Scientist


Position Snapshot

  • Type of Contract: Permanent/ temporary/internship
  • Full-time/Part Time
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The Company:

Bridgestone in Europe, Russia, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play .

Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.

At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.



Bridgestone EMIA


In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work.



Job Description

We are looking for a Data Scientist that will help us in delivering digital data products. Your primary focus will be in applying data mining, machine learning techniques, time series analysis techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality prediction systems to be integrated within our products. 


  • Feature selection, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques
  • Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
  • Signal processing for IoT data
  • Enriching company’s data with third party sources of information when needed
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
  • Own the algorithm and model development and validation process till it enters production

Skills and Qualifications

  • Master in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Preferred: PhD in Data Science, Machine Learning or equivalent
  • 3+ years of professional experience in applying machine learning and data mining techniques to real problems with copious amounts of data
  • Experience with signal processing, in particular FFT analyses


  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as Anomaly detection, Bayesian techniques, SVM, Decision Forests, Deep Learning, Regression etc.
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc
  • Experience with common data science tools and libraries, such as Python, PyCharm, R, RStudio, NumPy, SciKit Learn, TensorFlow, MLib, Jupyter, Azure Machine Learning Studio etc.
  • Experience with data visualization tools, such as Plotly, D3.js, Matplotlib, GGplot, etc.
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig
  • Good knowledge of version-control system such as Git 
  • Experience with Databricks and Spark for data analysis
  • Knowledge of big data technologies such as Databricks, Microsoft Azure, Hadoop and computing engines is a big plus
  • Proficiency with latex is a big plus
  • Good scripting and programming skills 
  • Data-oriented personality
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to independently own and drive model development, balancing demands and deadlines
  • Great communication skills, Fluency in English is a must.

If you can demonstrate the skills we are looking for and would like to make a difference in a Pioneering company dedicated to shaping a sustainable future of real-world mobility solutions, join us at Bridgestone!


Process Next Steps: All applications will be reviewed. Our HR team will contact those applicants who we would like to invite for the next stage of the recruitment process.


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We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMIA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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