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Senior Meteorological Data Scientist - Focus Machine Learning (all genders)

On-site, Hybrid
  • Vienna, Austria

Job description

UBIMET, based in Vienna, Austria, is a pioneering force in the global weather services sector, establishing industry benchmarks through its innovative solutions, unparalleled accuracy, and steadfast commitment to excellence. International experts in the fields of meteorology, physics, biology and geography issue customized, individual and precise weather forecasts for several million private and industrial customers in many countries worldwide. Furthermore, UBIMET contributes in finding a solution to the most challenging problem of our generation: Climate Change.


Because weather matters: We have revolutionized weather forecasting by employing cutting-edge proprietary AI technology to deliver tailored weather information within customized tools for businesses, enhancing safety and efficiency

Your future responsibilities:

  • Co-lead the development of advanced machine learning models within a meteorological context.
  • Conduct comprehensive analysis of large datasets and identify complex weather patterns.
  • Collaborate closely with an interdisciplinary team of meteorologists, data scientists, and software developers.
  • Ensure seamless integration of machine learning and AI technologies into existing meteorological systems.
  • Diligently validate and continuously monitor forecast models, as well as perform comprehensive modeling of meteorological processes.

Job requirements

What you need to be successful: 

  • Proven expertise in data cleaning and accurate prediction of meteorologically driven variables (e.g., wind and solar energy) using leading AI/ML technologies.
  • A degree in Meteorology, Atmospheric Physics, or a related field.
  • Solid programming experience in Python, with extensive knowledge of applying open-source ML libraries (such as scikit-learn, TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch).
  • Excellent analytical skills and strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong team orientation and outstanding communication skills to effectively collaborate in a dynamic environment.

What we Offer:

  • Flexible working hours and home office. 
  • Annual pass for the Vienna public transportation system. 
  • Team events such as Christmas and summer parties, participation in sports events (e.g., Wings for Life Run and Business Run). 
  • Healthcare offerings (such as free vaccination campaigns). 
  • Excellent career opportunities in an innovative and growing company with flat hierarchies. 
  • Steep learning curve through engagement with various modern topics (e.g., AI) at or above the current state of the art.

For legal reasons, we would like to point out that the minimum salary for this position is EUR 3.774,13 gross per month. Significant overpayment is possible, depending on qualifications and experience.


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Our benefits

We offer:

Personal development & training

We support professional development through internal and external training.

Flexible Work Arrangements

We offer flexible working hours and home office for all employees.

Public transport subsidy

Depending on the location, we offer a contribution to the public transportation ticket.

Team & company events

We promote team building through regular company parties and team events.


Our kitchens are always stocked with Redbull, coffee & tea.

Health & sports

We facilitate and organize the participation in various sport events.

Our Offices

Our offices, easily accessible by public transport, feature modern facilities.

Language courses

We offer external language courses to all our employees.

Join us in our mission to set new standards in weather services and tackle the challenges of climate change.

Apply now and become a part of UBIMET!