Senior Data Scientist (m/f/d)

Zeitgold enables accounting automation with intelligent software. Zeitgold’s software is based on artificial intelligence (AI). Tax advisors can use it to complete bookkeeping tasks digitally and in a fraction of the time.
The AI-based software creates highly precise booking suggestions for more than 80 % of all booking incidents. The average time saved is over 50 % per month. This creates time for higher-volume consulting services and new clients.

Zeitgold was founded in 2015 and is based in Berlin and Tel Aviv. Co-founders Stefan Jeschonnek (MBA, Stanford) and Jan Deepen (PhD, WHU) previously co-founded fintech company SumUp. Stefan and Jan teamed up with Kobi Eldar (8200 alum), who led a cybersecurity unit in the Israeli Defense Forces and had leading roles in several Israeli tech companies.
We are backed by Battery Ventures (investor also in GoEuro and N26), Holtzbrinck Ventures (investor also in Zalando, Flixbus and SumUp) and a number of well-known business angels from Germany, Silicon Valley, and Israel.

About you:

  • A problem solver for whom algorithms are the means and not the purpose: can formalize business and product requirements into analysis tasks, engineering tasks and algorithmic tasks
  • Passionate about technology and product oriented
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment and have a high interest in keeping up with current best practices in your areas of expertise
  • Quick learner that enjoys being an integral part of a strong team, in order to bring value to your stakeholders
  • Hands on end-to-end applied researcher (this means that you can execute your great ideas on your own)
  • Can solve problems with a multitude of approaches and practices: not only using ANNs
  • Can quickly figure out what to focus on and how and reason why 
  • Can take up challenges from scratch and
  • Is the go-to person for best practices, methodologies, approaches, trade-offs, state-of-the-art, … in short: you are and willing to be the leading professional for everything data-science and provide guidance and mentoring for others as needed.

Your past experience:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Data Scientist using algorithm development
  • Work in production environments
  • Strong background and experience in machine learning
  • Proficient in Python
  • A great team player
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging startup environment
  • MSc. in Mathematics/Physics/Computer Science or related field is an advantage
  • Background in NLP/computer vision is an advantage

Our Tech Stack:

  • Data science stack based on Python (ML, NLP, CV, text processing)
  • Cloud - Broad usage of AWS services, serverless architecture (AWS lambda), Docker containers
  • Server side - Python and Django, GraphQL
  • Client side - React web