Senior Statistician (m/f/d) 80-100%

To strengthen our Data Analytics team, we are looking for an experienced Senior Statistician to help to structure, cluster and present data. You will join a fast-paced team driving in an international environment. The position of Senior Statistician is a permanent position based in our city center office in Basel, Switzerland.

As Senior Statistician you will:

  • Develop data transformation & data analysis scripts to provide statistical reports
  • Create data-driven interactive dashboards and web-based applications
  • Practical experience in delivering projects in Big Data
  • Use BI tools to make KPI analysis more comprehensive
  • Identify interesting patterns in data sets and drive insight from data
  • Improve dashboards creation to facilitate business decision


  • University degree (Msc. or higher) in a quantitative, numerical subject such as any STEM field, Economics or Business Informatics
  • Advanced SQL coding skills, good command of at least one programming language (R or Python preferred)
  • Experience in creating web-based applications with Shiny or Dash
  • Good presentation skills and ability to communicate both to business and technical audiences.
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills
  • Team player with the capability to work in a dynamic, international environment, and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to think outside the box to identify and solve problems whilst developing creative and innovative solutions


Desired Skills:

  • Excellent database and SQL, R, Python, and data visualization skills
  • Good knowledge of Shiny or Dash
  • Basic knowledge of Solr
  • Project management techniques (e.g. Scrum, Agile)
  • Hadoop, Spark, Kafka can be a plus


If you are interested in this position, we look forward to receiving your application. Please submit your cover letter and CV. We look forward to welcoming you to our Basel office.


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Diversity & Inclusion

MDPI provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, gender identification, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law in every location in which we have offices. Thank you for your interest in applying to MDPI. We value diversity and encourage the very best candidates to apply.