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Research Scientist in Applied Data Science

Location: Krakow, MA, Poland
Job ID: R0038374
Date Posted: Jan 17, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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For our research center in Krakow/Poland we are looking for a Researcher with expertise in the field of data science. You will join a dynamic, motivated, and creative team with a broad range of experience and competences. As part of our team, you will combine theory with practice, creating, testing and validating new technologies to enable the energy transition.

Your Responsibilities

  • Propose, contribute to and lead research and development projects creating data science algorithms and pipelines for the next generations of products and systems for power grids, green energy, and related fields.
  • Collaborate with a global team of researchers and engineers in Hitachi Energy Research and Hitachi Energy business units to identify and solve real-world challenges and realize opportunities for improved performance.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of state-of-the-art data science / machine learning tools, technologies, and algorithms.
  • Propose and work on ideas and concepts of new approaches for extracting actionable insights from data. Develop these innovations into prototypes and verify them.
  • Network in the company and actively distribute your knowledge and expertise.
  • Collaborate with local and global external partners including universities, startups, and vendors.
  • Disseminate your results in scientific publications, patent applications, and technical reports.


  • Master’s or PhD degree or equivalent industrial experience in Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or any related field.
  • Experience with Data Science Programming Languages (Python, MATLAB, Julia, R)
  • Practical experience developing and implementing data science solutions, ideally for industrial applications.
  • Experience with databases and information systems, data extraction, transformation, and visualization
  • Strong fundamentals in data science and experience implementing and developing approaches related to data preprocessing, feature engineering, model selection, training, and inference (e.g., machine learning, sensor fusion, signal processing etc.).
  • Willingness to take an interdisciplinary approach, working with experts from different domains to design and implement feature extraction approaches.
  • Experience that demonstrates your team-oriented, innovative, and strategic working styles
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

In addition, the following skills would be beneficial for the role:

  • Experience in one or more applications related to product quality and performance assessment and control, condition monitoring, predictive maintenance and/or reliability and risk analysis.
  • Knowledge and interest in products and systems for power grids, green energy, and the energy transition.
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