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Open position

We are looking for a Project Lead to manage our client projects in the field of data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence. In this position you will lead teams of data scientists, developers and consultants in solving our clients’ challenges with the latest technologies, from an idea stage to scaled production-grade applications.

You will be working in the intersection of business and technology, translating complex business issues to technological solutions, and leading teams in implementing the solutions.

Project Lead

What we offer

  • Responsible role in a fast-growing and respected agency, with a lot of freedom to define your own role and way of working
  • Challenging projects across multiple industries, with multi-national, well-known client companies
  • Investments in our team members’ professional development, with the freedom to choose your desired learning areas
  • Driven, professional team mates
  • Flexible working environment
  • Competitive pay


  • Proven track record in working with data science and/or software engineering projects, either as a responsible team member (such as data scientist, developer or a consultant) or a project lead/manager
  • Relevant academic background in engineering (industrial engineering management, data science, computer science, mathematics, or similar) or business administration
  • Practical knowhow of some of the following methods and frameworks: Agile, MLOps, DevOps, Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban, CRISP-DM
  • Conceptual understanding of data science and development principles, with the capability to formulate our clients’ needs into technical concepts. You may have a hands-on background as a data scientist or a developer, or a more high-level background as a business consultant or a project manager, for instance
  • Analytical business understanding and passion for solving complex business problems with technology.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written
  • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to control multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder project teams
  • Fluency in English and Finnish


The position will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found. Submit your application, consisting of a brief introduction of you and your CV or LinkedIn profile, to Should you have any questions about the position, you may contact COO Kalle Kyyrö at or +358 50 304 7409.

Smartbi is a data science agency focused on machine learning and artificial intelligence solutions. We combine business understanding with technological expertise to develop world-class, production-grade solutions for our clients. Our clients represent primarily industrial multi-national companies from across Finland, Europe and the US.