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Data Scientist

Looking for the next adventure in your career? You are in the right place! We are always happy to get to know people who love learning and have their heart in the right place.

Skills & Requirements

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If you’re ready to start the next chapter in your career journey, you’ve come to the right place. We’re always happy to hear from people who are eager to learn and grow, and share our values. Read more about the role and apply.

At Futurice, we're using advanced AI technology to transform how we work and help our clients. Last year, we successfully completed over 25 GenAI projects in different industries like law, media, logistics, manufacturing, and public sector. And there are tens of similar projects in progress. Our innovative use of AI has been recognized by top publications like Helsingin Sanomat and Taloussanomat. We've also collaborated with our clients to create over 60 real-world examples of how GenAI can be used in the public sector. You can read more about our work in our Generative AI Working Paper.

About the role

We are seeking a talented and accomplished Machine Learning Engineer to join our innovative and inclusive team of Data at Futurice. This is an extraordinary opportunity for a team player who is passionate about Generative AI, LLMs, and RAG. This role will be crucial for contributing to our generative AI initiatives, solving complex problems, and providing advice to decision-makers. We offer a hybrid working mode that allows for flexibility, but it is important that the candidate is located close to one of our Finland offices (Helsinki or Tampere) to ensure seamless collaboration. Please kindly note that, at this time, we are unable to offer relocation opportunities, or we will need to be highly selective in considering such requests.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design and development of tailored solutions that leverage GenAI, harnessing the power of Large Language Models (LLM) to address complex business challenges.

  • Work with LLMs, vector embeddings, and retrieval systems to develop a comprehensive GenAI application that leverages advanced natural language processing (NLP) techniques for tasks such as text generation, summarization, question answering, and content recommendation.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, contributing to the development of AI use cases that contribute real value to the users.

  • Advise and support stakeholders on applying AI methodologies in their business to enable data-driven decision-making.

  • Lead and mentor within the AI domain, driving innovation and excellence in the Data Competence.

  • Support our sales team, leveraging your technical expertise to contribute to customer success and drive project engagements.


  • MSc in Computer Science, Data Science, or a related quantitative field with a strong focus on analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • Experience in GenAI, machine learning, and software development, with a history of successfully implementing (generative) AI use cases into practical solutions.

  • Proficiency in programming skills such as Python and other AI-related libraries and frameworks. Hands-on experience working with LLM APIs e.g. GPT or Llama2 and understanding of NLP coupled with LLMs.

  • Demonstrated ability in AI/ML solution architecture design and experience with data and AI tools on popular cloud platforms such as AWS or Azure.

  • Possession of relevant certifications in cloud technology or GenAI.

  • Excellent communication skills in Finnish and English, capable of explaining complex concepts to non-technical audiences.


Your complete compensation package will be discussed in detail during the recruitment process. Our salary model is designed to offer a range of levels based on three factors: skills, responsibilities and impact. We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and supportive work environment where every employee has the opportunity to thrive and advance in their career and become better versions of themselves.

During the initial interview round, we will discuss the salary range for this position. We offer a fixed salary with the possibility of performance-based bonuses and additional benefits

Next steps

If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been looking for and are ready to take the next step, please submit your application.

Our application form is about as easy as it gets, just enter your contact information and upload your attachments. We’re hoping to see at least your CV and a few lines about yourself and why you want to join Futurice. You’ll also have the option to submit link to your LinkedIn, as well as share other attachments relevant to the application.

We will process the applications in the order of their arrival. Those selected for the interview phase can look forward to an initial discussion, both in order for us to get to know you better, and for you to get more familiar with life at Futurice. That will be followed by an in-depth talk with your potential future colleagues to dive deeper into your professional skills, and finally, one more general chat where you’ll discuss things like your potential future projects.

How we work

Ever since Futurice was founded, we’ve been committed to offering a workplace people will genuinely enjoy coming to every morning, Mondays included. We’ve put tons of effort into fostering a healthy and welcoming company culture combined with fair and competitive salaries as well as perks that improve the wellbeing of each Futuricean – take a look here to learn more, check our Culture handbook 2.0 and get to know some of our people through their career stories. Each of our offices also adds its own unique vibe and flavor into the mix. Learn more about our offices here!

At Futurice, new joiners are not expected to fit into a specific mold – people are free to come as they are, regardless of their background. We believe there’s power in perspectives and consider diversity an important part of our success. You can learn more about our DE&I commitment and efforts here.

We're Futurice

We are Futurice, an outcome-focused digital transformation company.We help our clients solve their biggest challenges and empower them to make a positive impact on the world.

Founded in 2000, our team comprises over 800 diverse experts who represent more than 60 different nationalities. We have Nordic roots and a global mindset and operate across Europe.

About the company

Futurice is a new breed of innovation consultancy that has digital values at its core. We inject life into digital solutions by designing innovative mobile apps and online software – all with a focus on user experience and interaction. We believe that the winning recipe for digital projects is happy people, happy customers, and happy users. We are co-creating the future. Our work has meaning and makes an impact on society. By helping our clients thrive, we co-create a better future.

Founded in 2000 we are over 650-strong and growing. We are all about people. We trust each other and care about each other. We are open and honest. We empower and encourage each other. We are committed to helping you become a better version of you. We challenge each other to find a path of personal growth. We support each other as we learn and grow as people and professionals.

We are cultivating a diverse and proud community, and committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and grow.

As an international company with Nordic roots, our HQ is in Helsinki and we have offices in Tampere, Stockholm, Berlin, Munich and Stuttgart. We come from all over the world. Our clients are international, as are the opportunities we provide. Our culture is built on a Nordic heritage of trust and transparency.

Anu Ansolahti | Contact Person

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