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Machine Learning and Back End Software Engineer

ST Strategy & Technology
2200000JBO Requisition #

Come create the technology that helps the world act together


Nokia is committed to innovation and technology leadership across mobile, fixed and cloud networks. Your career here will have a positive impact on people’s lives and will help us build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable, and inclusive world.

We challenge ourselves to create an inclusive way of working where we are open to new ideas, empowered to take risks and fearless to bring our authentic selves to work.



The team you'll be part of

Nokia Bell Labs is the world-renowned research arm of Nokia, having invented many of the foundational technologies that underpin information and communications networks and all digital devices and systems. This research has produced nine Nobel Prizes, five Turing Awards and numerous other awards.

The Embedded and System Software Research and Application & Solution Software Research teams create innovative applications and solutions, by turning disruptive research and technologies into practical systems. We aim to create end to end solutions and analytics that are ready for real-life testing Industry 4.0 markets. The research focus areas of the team include environmental monitoring, backscatter technologies, sensor-based solutions, digital twins, no-code/low-code service creation and orchestration, IoT data and robotic service orchestration



What you will learn and contribute to

We are looking for a passionate Data Scientist/Machine Learning and Back-end Software Research Engineer to shape the future.

Are you passionate about solving problems?  As part of our team, you will:

  • Design, write and review well-designed, scalable and testable analytics and code according to requirements and architecture/UX design
  • Work with other research engineers, UI/UX designers, product owners and stakeholders to understand and clarify business requirements and user experience goals
  • Continuously work to improve implementation as well as development processes in order to improve quality and efficiency; debug and fix bugs, optimize performance, troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing systems
  • Work with Nokia business units and incubators to incubate research into early-stage products, transfer knowledge and to act as expert counsel in your field of expertise
  • Stay current with state of the art and explore beyond



Your skills and experience

You have:

- Data Scientist skills:

  • Ability to process, clean and prepare data using tools like pandas, matplotlib, numpy etc.
  • Ability to come up with various hypothesis and perform hypothesis testing.
  • Ability to extract meaningful insights from data by creating charts, summarizing data and building models.
  • Ability to create stories about data insights and present to team using easy to understand charts and visuals.

- Machine Learning skills:

  • Experience with building, training, deploying and productizing various machine learning models using libraries like tensorflow, pytorch, sklearn etc.
  • Deep understanding and practical application experience of various machine learning algorithms like linear regression, logistic regression, decision trees, GBM, clustering, KNN, neural networks.


  • Master of Science degree in Computer Science or equivalent by education or experience, 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Strong software development skills and computer science fundamentals; strong quality and continuous improvement mindset; a keen eye for user experience and detail
  • Experience with back-end software development and cloud-native technologies, such as JavaScript/TypeScript, Node.js, Docker, Kubernetes, microservice architectures
  • Understanding of the inner workings of containers and container orchestration, and with Kubernetes, Helm and Operators


It would be nice if you also had:

  • Experience with automation tools such as Ansible, Terraform, Jenkins, Shell Scripting, Python, YAML, etc.
  • Experience with messaging middleware technologies like AMQP, MQTT and NATS, API technologies like GraphQL and REST, and database technologies like NoSQL and TSDB
  • Strong collaboration and inter-personal skills; excellent communication skills in English (both written and spoken)
  • Ability to work independently while also contributing to team-oriented projects in a highly dynamic, geographically distributed environment



What we offer

Nokia offers flexible and hybrid working schemes, continuous learning opportunities, well-being programs to support you mentally and physically, opportunities to join and get supported by employee resource groups, mentoring programs and highly diverse teams with an inclusive culture where people thrive and are empowered.



Nokia is committed to inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer

Nokia has received the following recognitions for its commitment to inclusion & equality:

  • One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere
  • Gender-Equality Index by Bloomberg
  • Workplace Pride Global Benchmark
  • LGBT+ equality & best place to work by HRC Foundation

At Nokia, we act inclusively and respect the uniqueness of people.


Nokia’s employment decisions are made regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
We are committed to a culture of inclusion built upon our core value of respect.


Join us and be part of a company where you will feel included and empowered to succeed.


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