IT & Strategy Talent Programme - AI/ML and Data Engineer (m/f/d)


CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Delivery)
Cloud Computing
ETL Prozesse
Microsoft Azure
Quality Assurance


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Vattenfall is a European energy company with approximately 20 000 employees. For more than 100 years we have electrified industries, supplied energy to people’s homes and modernized our way of living through innovation and cooperation. We now want to make fossil-free living possible within one generation. To be able to reach this ambitious goal we are looking for talented individuals who, in addition to their passion for their own role, also have strong team spirit and want to contribute to supporting a meaningful corporate mission.

Now you can shape the path towards fossil free living. We are searching for talented individuals to join us on our journey towards fossil free living. Individuals that challenge the way we think, lead us down new paths and contribute to solving the biggest challenge of humankind – climate change. Is this you?

By applying for the IT & Strategy Talent Programme you can become 1 of 23 talents working towards that goal. Each of the 23 positions in the program is unique and has its own specific responsibilities and challenges. This is a two-year programme with a strong focus on your development. You will have an individual development plan aiming at a targeted competence profile after two years and building blocks with learning goals towards that target. As part of the programme, you can look forward to assignments/rotations aimed at giving you a chance to really get into a project and deliver value.

Your role as a AI/ML and Data Engineer

Vattenfall´s German Customer IT department designs, develops and maintains a broad portfolio of IT solutions to boost business processes automation, enable fully digital consumer journeys and effectively integrate fossil-free products like Heat-Pumps or Solar Panels!

We are responsible for all IT-driven processes that our customers use. This ranges from a multitude of self-service web portals, over larger data bases to applications for our Call Center agents.

This is exactly where you come into play: as AI/ML and Data Engineer you directly jump into action as you become part of an empowered team. You will facilitate, inspire and lead the process of iterative refinements and improvements of the entire cycle from solution development, to testing, delivery, deployment, operations and maintenance.

Your daily activities:

  • Drive the digitalization of our Sales business and explore cloudification scenarios according to our platform architecture
  • Strengthen and further automate our end-to-end capabilities aiming at both, an improved solution quality as well as higher delivery efficiency
  • Based on business requirements you take care of data extraction, transformation and
  • loading (ETL)
  • Explore and investigate on existing business data by using top edge cloud technologies and advanced analytics
  • Support and consult business stakeholder to further optimize consumer processes with help of AI/ML based solutions
  • Become an active member of our agile DevOps team where you moderate, collect, shape and implement prioritized changes

Who are you?

You want to drive digital innovations and you are a firm believer of using your skills to tackle climate change. We believe you are a brilliant networker, a critical thinker, a resourceful innovator and a keen learner who always keeps an ear to the ground to catch up on developments.

  • Graduate, or up to two years’ work experience
  • Strong background in Data Engineering and / or Data Science
  • Passionate about data and analytics
  • Keen to ‘learn by doing’ as well as motivated and eager to constantly learn

As a AI/ML and Data Engineer you recognize yourself in the following:

  • Focused on IT technology (experience in the Microsoft Azure Tech stack is a plus) with a strong understanding that all we do is about people and our customers
  • Passionate in mathematics to deep dive into data and find ways using them to optimize processes as well as the user experience for our customers
  • Willing to continuously learn new things, e.g. discovery of new cloud services, and integrate them into your solutions
  • Experience with CI/CD and/or build pipelines as well as agile/SCRUM methodologies (nice to have)
  • Some basic German language skills (nice to have)

You are our ideal talent if you are…

  • striving for simplicity even in a complex situation: “doing first things first”
  • get excited when working with different people from different parts of our organization, because you can make them work all together for your own purpose
  • enjoy having helped a mixed team of Data Engineers and AI/ML Engineers to deliver more stable and scalable solution
  • take pride in turning rather unspecific business expectations into a convincing set of IT requirements


You will be working in the department of Customer Analytics Germany and the locations for this position are Hamburg and Berlin

Our offer

The IT & Strategy Talent Program is a kickstart to your career within Vattenfall. It will give you the opportunity to visit different parts of our organization, e.g., in Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland and Denmark. There are planned weeks including personal development and internal leadership development from our Vattenfall Management Institute. Each position comes with a competitive salary and an excellent remuneration package

Application process

We welcome your application in English, including resume and cover letter. Last day to apply is February 9th, 2023. The selection period starts in the middle of February, followed by online tests and interviews in March and April. The recruitment process will be finalized around the end of April. The last step will be a pre-employment screening. The starting date of the Strategy and IT Talent Program will be 1st September 2023.

We are hosting an online event on the 26th of January where the Team Managers, Trainees from previous years and a Program Manager will answer all of your questions about the application, role and programme content. You can read more on how to attend here. If your question is still not answered, please contact your responsible recruiter.

We look forward to your application! If you have any questions regarding the Talent Program in general, please check our FAQ page. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact responsible recruiter Marius Gläßge (

Trade union representatives in Sweden (IT) are Sofi Wadström (Akademikerna), Inger Strandberg (Unionen), Christer Gustafsson (Ledarna), Lennart Bengtsson (SEKO). To get in contact with the representatives, please call Vattenfall´s switchboard +46 8 739 50 00.

Our organization

At Vattenfall you can free your superpowers! We are one of the European market leaders in the generation of renewable energy and are primarily active in Scandinavia, Germany, Denmark, UK and the Netherlands. We take our responsibility seriously and together we are making the change towards fossil freedom. Our goal is to enable a fossil-free living within one generation. We are a dynamic company with an international focus and a social face at the heart of society. Diversity and inclusion is in everything we do,
Read more about our work with diversity.

We look forward to your application!

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