IBM IBM Graduate Program - Data Scientist / Consultant in ZÜRICH, Swaziland

Job Description

Consulting by Degrees is IBM’s leading two-year development program for top-performing and talented graduates. It will give you the opportunity to start your consulting career by combining client project work across different industries and service areas with focused training, project rotation, and mentoring. Designed by experienced specialists, the program will accelerate your career.


Want to push boundaries? Spark ideas? Surround yourself with insightful people and far-reaching resources? Join us in the Cognitive Business Decision Support division and we’ll encourage you to explore things no one has thought of before and deliver work that will capture your client’s imagination.

We’re looking to develop a new generation of talented and ambitious consultants working within the Artificial Intelligence (AI) team. Cognitive computing is poised to systematically transform how organizations think, act, and operate, with IBM Watson leading the charge in this revolutionary era. Be part of that journey at our client engagements and gain experience in the implementation of AI solutions.

At Cognitive Business Decision Support, we deliver the services and solutions that enable clients to maximize the value of their information assets. This is accomplished by leveraging new sources of internal and external information while also simplifying and aligning their data (structured and unstructured) and analytics environments to address their most important business opportunities.

As an entry-level data scientist and consultant, you will be exposed to different aspects of our clients’ businesses, including enablement of the cognitive journey, leveraging structured and unstructured data through approaches such as machine learning, deep learning, and data visualization. The work will be project-based and typically your assignments will last 2-9 months. After that, you’ll move to another assignment to gain exposure to different business environments.

We are looking for candidates who meet the following criteria:

  • At least a bachelor’s degree with work experience or master’s degree, having graduated or worked in computer science, mathematics, science, technology management coupled with business management, or economics. A PhD is beneficial.

  • Experience in Python, R, IBM SPSS Modeler, SQL, machine learning, deep learning, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, or related technologies

  • Touchpoints with big data technologies such as Spark, Hadoop, or NoSQL

  • Outstanding analytical skills, including the ability to apply logic reasoning to solve problems

  • Demonstrated history of achievement and leadership in academics, internships, and work

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and time management skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as in an agile team environment

  • Passionate about identifying, designing, and building solutions to challenging issues and problems

  • Fluent in German and English

How to apply:

Your application documents should include an informative CV as well as your bachelor's / master's certificate (if you do not have this yet, please provide an overview of your current grades). Please also add a cover letter that explains your motivation for applying for this position.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

German: Fluent

English: Fluent

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience