Takeaway.com

Takeaway.com, officially Takeaway.com BV, and created originally under its Dutch name Thuisbezorgd.nl, is a Dutch dot-com company specialised in online food ordering and home delivery. Takeaway.com is an intermediary online portal between the customer and the restaurants, where customers can order food online from restaurants’ menus, and have it delivered by the restaurants directly to their home.

Takeaway.com Berlin, Germany
26/07/2018
Full time
How you describe your team to your friends “We are a small and specialised team that owns the product intelligence domain from start to finish including the generation, dissemination and application of inventory insights. We’re tackling a diverse range of challenges in an equally diverse and international team. Our team is at the intersection of backend development, big data engineering and machine learning. We are a tightly-knit collective of curious people with a heterogeneous set of skills and backgrounds including (among others) former linguists, philosophy graduates and marketing specialists who transitioned into careers in data science, machine learning and backend development. We believe that a good team is one that is inclusive, diverse and made up of open-minded, cooperative people.” The position Shape, design and build systems that can be used to make sense of the company’s 13 million strong product inventory Engineer tools that utilise that intelligence to create a more personalised user experience for our 12+ million user base Build robust yet lightweight software - data pipelines and APIs - that can bring the knowledge to other teams within IT, and ultimately to our customers Developing custom tools by partaking in the iterative efforts geared towards continuously deepening, extending and validating our understanding of Takeaway.com´s product You don’t shy away from DevOps-related tasks and appreciate the self-service capabilities offered by the cloud Your profile 3+ years of experience as a backend developer, including at least 1 year of work on Scala projects. First-hand experience in building RESTful services Have worked with one or more of the following services: AWS, Docker, Kafka, Kafka Streams, MySQL Ability and willingness to find custom yet pragmatic solutions to non-standard data, tech and business cases Ability to articulate ideas clearly. Comfortable with working in a multidisciplinary team that holds knowledge sharing in high regard What we offer As you’ll be joining a young team, you will be constantly presented with novel puzzles and will be unfettered by technical debt or legacy code You’ll become part of a team that prides itself in owning its stack and you’ll have the opportunity to make your voice heard during technical and design discussions - your opinion will count. Company contribution toward your pension saving Awesome (global) team events like the summer party, skiing trip and more! Table football, billiard and Playstation in the kitchen Contribution to your travel cost with the amount of the BVG monthly abonnement An attractive location with roof terrace close to Potsdamer Platz Workshops, conferences and training seminars to support our growing team Inhouse German language courses Takeaway.com is the leading food ordering website in Continental Europe, with a proven business model that provides an effective revenue stream for restaurants and convenience for consumers. Headquartered in Amsterdam and with established operations in 9 countries across Europe and Vietnam, our business has grown rapidly in recent years. With almost 50 million orders and double-digit growth we are the fastest growing player in many markets  and still see a lot of untapped potential. Are you ready to join?
Takeaway.com Berlin, Germany
26/07/2018
Internship
How you describe your team to your friends “We are a small and specialised team who works on making sense of the millions of products offered on our platform and turning data into customer-facing features like recommendations. You’ll get to work closely with Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers on projects like recommendations, food classification, and reporting and monitoring KPIs. We are a tightly-knit collective of curious people with a heterogeneous set of skills and backgrounds including (among others) former linguists, philosophy graduates and marketing specialists who transitioned into careers in data science, machine learning and backend development. We believe that a good team is one that is inclusive, diverse and made up of open-minded, cooperative people.” The position As soon as we show you around our database, you’ll work on daily sanity checks for product recommendations, classifier training data, and classifier results After a couple of weeks of familiarizing yourself with the data, you’ll write SQL queries to identify patterns and anomalies In a month, you’ll understand the business use cases and be able to help with the content side of our food ontology: defining categories and features like ingredients After three months, you’ll have a solid understanding of the team and projects, so you’ll be able to help with generating Tableau reports for team internal and stakeholder evaluation of our KPIs As soon as you’re ready, you’ll contribute to planning and implementation of features that will help our users find what they want to order quickly and easily! Your profile You are thorough and very attentive to detail You have basic SQL and Excel skills You can teach yourself and you learn well from others You can think of at least three ways someone might spell (or mispell) “Pizza Margherita” What we offer You’ll get to learn from us, further your skills, and gain valuable work experience on a Data Science team! Company contribution toward your pension saving Awesome (global) team events like the summer party, skiing trip and more! Table football, billiard and Playstation in the kitchen Contribution to your travel cost with the amount of the BVG monthly abonnement An attractive location with roof terrace close to Potsdamer Platz Workshops, conferences and training seminars to support our growing team Inhouse German language courses Takeaway.com is the leading food ordering website in Continental Europe, with a proven business model that provides an effective revenue stream for restaurants and convenience for consumers. Headquartered in Amsterdam and with established operations in 9 countries across Europe and Vietnam, our business has grown rapidly in recent years. With almost 50 million orders and double-digit growth we are the fastest growing player in many markets  and still see a lot of untapped potential. Are you ready to join?