Data Scientist (Remote)

Preferable Location(s): Munich, Germany
Work Type: Full Time
Munich, Germany. Hybrid work.

About The Role:
SERA is seeking a passionate and committed Data Scientist to join our dynamic team. Leveraging your technical expertise in data analysis and modeling, you will play a pivotal role in transforming data into actionable insights that drive value for growers. This role focuses on deep dive analysis of customer data, including plant, climate, labor, nutrient, and integrated pest management (IPM) data. You will work closely with our Delivery Team to deliver customer projects and compile insights that enhance our platform's capabilities.

  • Work in a fast-paced environment, independently driving projects with full ownership of tasks and the liberty to choose the best solutions
  • Collaborate within the Delivery team to ensure that customer projects are delivered on time.
  • Conduct comprehensive data analysis on customer data (plant, climate, labor, nutrient, IPM). Translate complex data into clear, actionable insights and reports.
  • Develop advanced models and visualisations for greenhouse optimisation and apply innovative analytics, statistics and machine learning to improve product features.
  • Implement algorithms, such as classification, clustering, filtering, time-series analysis, regression and statistical inference.
  • Understand and apply different data transformation techniques and algorithms.
  • Support the integration of new data features into our platform by working closely with software engineers.

  • Strong background in data science, statistics, or a related field.
  • Proven track record building data products with statistical inference and machine learning approaches such as regression analysis, classification, clustering and predictive models.
  • Quantitative aptitude - you must possess a firm grasp of Statistics and Mathematics and Hypothesis testing among other things
  • Practical experience in data analysis and modeling, preferably in the agricultural sector.
  • Proficiency in using data analysis tools and programming languages such as Python, R, SQL, or similar. Experience in data extraction and processing using SQL
  • Ability to handle large datasets and perform complex data manipulations.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team.
  • Data-oriented personality, with good communication and documentation skills.
  • EU Blue Card or work permit in Germany. 

What We Offer:
  • An opportunity to be part of a growing startup making a significant impact in the agricultural sector.
  • Investment in your personal growth and skill development (clear career paths, internal mobility opportunities, and more).
  • An open-minded, supportive, and collaborative work environment.
  • Great compensation package and incentives.
  • A global and diverse SERA team from various backgrounds to learn from and work with.

We’re SERA (, a Zurich-based startup specialising in data-driven technology solutions for greenhouses and indoor farms. We're on a mission to revolutionise agriculture by empowering growers with advanced tools and expertise for healthier food production - and for that, we need you to join us.
We have recently closed our second financing round and are working to scale and automate our current services to address a larger number of growers worldwide. For this, we are planning to grow our team 2-3x over the next year.

Join Us:
If you are excited about shaping the future of commercial horticulture through data science and thrive in a fast-paced, innovative environment, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to become a part of our mission to revolutionize greenhouse operations!

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