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Available job

Data Scientist / AI

About the company

AFRY is an international engineering, design and advisory company. We support our clients to progress in sustainability and digitalisation.

We are 17,000 devoted experts within the fields of infrastructure, industry and energy, operating across the world to create sustainable solutions for future generations.

Making Future

About the job

The recent advancements in digital capabilities allow various industries to enter a new era of business opportunities. Whether it is a digitalized customer experience that brings more control for the end user or it is an IoT platform that facilitate remote monitoring of distributed sensors, the digital revolution is present all along the industry value chain.

AFRY Industrial & Digital Solutions has a strong position in the market and at its AI, Data Science and Cognitive Computing Team we are committed to continue delivering first class solutions to our customers. We have customers in many different industries, ranging from automotive to Energy and utility. Geographically, this means that you can get to work both in-house at our headquarters in Solna or at the customers. Now we would like to strengthen our AI team by adding another Data Scientist.

More concretely, you will be involved in solving industrial/business problems in data driven processes including cleaning and preparing data for modelling, perform exploratory data analytics, building traditional machine learning or deep learning models, automating model pipelines with the help of Data Engineers, build suitable visualizations and communicating the results to the experts in the topic. The ideal candidate has good awareness over his/her data science toolbox and are quite comfortable applying algorithms and models. Since you will be working with cross-functional teams of Cloud architects, Data engineers, Design engineers etc. you must also be experienced in computer programming and able to revise code, debug and solve issues to ensure preparing clear analysis and accurate solutions. You will perform both individually and as a team member collaborating with experts in various domains to translate business problems into technical requirements.

Who are you?

You have at least two years of relevant experience, holding a Master or PhD degree in Applied Statistics, Machine Learning, Econometrics, Mathematics, Quantitative Modelling, Computer Science or equivalent fields. We take your personal qualities in great consideration. As a consultant you should master both working independently and as a team member. 

Majority of your core competences are in the following areas: 

  • Advanced programming skills in at least two of the following languages: R, Python, Scala
  • Basic understanding of data warehousing concepts and decent SQL knowledge
  • Good understanding of appropriate statistical techniques to be used in different circumstances
  • Proper data mining skills including: feature engineering, text analysis, time series analysis or predictive modelling, statistical signal/image processing
  • Deep Learning
  • Strong Visualization, presentation and communication skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are important in English. Swedish is a plus

Supporting competences that can be highly appreciated include:

  • Knowledge on cloud platforms and distributed systems
  • Experience with parallel computing, streaming analytics and Big Data technology
  • Experience with task automation
  • Experience in software development

We offer

AFRY is a well known and established company that offers you stability and work/life balance. We always strive to be agile and flexible to new ideas, mindsets and technologies. We will support you in your competence growth and help you achieve you goals. Our employees are our most important resources and we want you to feel that!

The position is for our AI, Data Science and Cognitive Computing team, today consisting of 7 colleagues and led by Johan Krii. We are a competent team with an open atmosphere that always strives to learn from each other. We are looking for you, that together with us will work for creating a more sustainable and smarter society, for the future. And we hope that you will learn as much of us as we will learn from you!


As an Employee at AFRY you get a lot of benefits. We are looking forward to introduce you to competence lectures, activity clubs, conferences and much more.

You also get:

  • Collective Agreement
  • A portal with benefits with for example discount from multiple companys
  • Wellness contribution (3000 sek)
  • Pension and insurance

Contact information

Our recruitment process consists of a minimum of two interviews (where at least one is F2F) followed by a technical test and two references. For this position we have an ongoing selection process and therefor the position can be filled before last day of the application period.

In cases hiring from outside of EU/EES, we require a valid Swedish work permit to meet the legislation regarding hiring outside of EU/EES. In the case we would need to extend your Swedish work permit, we will of course assist with that as part of the process.

For questions about the process:
Magdalena Klasson - Recruitment & HR.

Johan Krii - Section Manager.

Apply here