Head of Data Science (Full-Time)

About us

Life moves fast and so does wysker ✌️ Shop with friends, get reactions, and tap through shoppable stories from thousands of brands. We bring shopping up to speed with culture through a highly immersive experience made for generation Instagram. Our vision is to build the world’s greatest shopping experience to inspire and connect people around the world. If that sounds exciting - let’s talk.

Your Mission

Your mission is to build an evolving team of data scientists, help us discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data, and enable us make smarter decisions to deliver an even better experience.

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Responsibilities:
  • Apply data mining techniques, run statistical analysis, and build high quality prediction systems integrated with our products
  • Ensure data quality throughout all stages of acquisition and processing, including such areas as data sourcing/collection, ground truth generation, normalization, transformation, etc.
  • Clean, analyze, and select data to achieve goals
  • Build and release models that elevate the customer experience and track impact over time
  • Collaborate with colleagues from science, engineering and business backgrounds
  • Present proposals and results in a clear manner backed by data and coupled with actionable conclusions
  • Work with engineers to develop efficient data querying infrastructure

Requirements:
  • 5+ years experience with various data analysis and visualization tools
  • Experience in either Perl, Python, or another scripting language
  • Experience with various machine learning techniques and parameters that affect their performance
  • Understanding of relevant statistical measures such as confidence intervals, significance of error measurements, development and evaluation data sets, etc.
  • Master's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or Informatics
  • Fluency in English / German a plus

Why us?

What we offer:
  • Competitive compensation and plenty of room for personal growth
  • Opportunity to proactively shape the future of e-commerce and help build a global tech brand
  • Talent development and the chance to become a vital member of the team
  • Inclusive atmosphere and chance to work within a growing team of experts
  • Energetic environment that values your contributions and ideas